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Nominations open for the Datacloud Awards 2018

Four new categories introduced to reflect the evolution of the data centre and cloud industry

Monaco/London, 8 November 2018 – Nominations are now open for the 11th Datacloud Awards, BroadGroup’s revered annual celebration of the best companies, individuals and technologies in data centre and cloud industry.  Recognised as the defining accolade for the industry, the awards celebrate genuine inspiration, innovation and standards of excellence.

Datacloud Europe 2018 and Awards launches as VR, AI, IoT, 8K drive both scale and Edge forecasting huge demand

04 October 2017 – BroadGroup, the organisers of the premier forum and awards, Datacloud Europe, are delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 congress to be held on the 12-14 June at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

Datacloud has established itself as Europe’s only must-attend data centre and cloud business forum and expects more than 2000+ senior executives at their 15th annual event.

Data Economy launches the definitive industry leading magazine

Data Economy, the leading data centre and cloud publication launched in 2016, has released its first magazine in Monaco during Datacloud Europe 2017.

The magazine includes 80 pages full of content, with more than 20 C-level interviews in the fields of data centre, cloud and data.

The first edition features on the front page global attorney and NetApp’s chief privacy officer Sheila Fitzpatrick, who has looked into her GDPR crystal-ball in an in-depth conversation with Data Economy, including the implications of GDPR and Brexit.

Katherine Ryan Hands Out Awards at Datacloud Europe 2017 to the Winners of 10th Datacloud Awards

Winners Announced

Monaco/London, 7 June 2017 – BroadGroup announced the winners of this year's Datacloud Awards, showcasing innovation, inspiration and excellence in data centre and cloud. The gala dinner and ceremony in the heart of Monte Carlo was hosted by awarding winning comedienne, Katherine Ryan. Ms Ryan captivated the audience with her fast pace wit and delighted the award winners with a photo opportunity while receiving their award.

In the Wake of Cyber Attack Global Tech Leaders Set to Gather in Monaco

London/Monaco, 17 May 2017 – The data center and cloud leadership summit Datacloud Europe 2017 will host some of the biggest names in tech to access the future paradigm of ICT infrastructure.

Datacloud Europe 2017 to explore the use of Artificial Intelligence machines in the data centre

16 May 2017 – London/Monaco - Datacloud Europe, the premier networking and deal-making event for EMEA data centre and cloud leaders will explore the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the data centre industry during a special Disruption and Data Centres session in Monaco June 6-8th 2017.

African Data Center Summit Highlights partnership between Europe and Africa

Invest In Data Center Africa Summit in Monaco to attract cross continental leadership

10th May - Monaco/London – Now in its second year the ground breaking Invest in Data Center Africa Summitwill host speakers from leading companies operating on both sides of the Mediterranean including Orange, Vodafone and Schneider Electric.

Journalist and Broadcaster Spencer Kelly to compère Datacloud Europe in Monaco

Spencer KellyLeadership Event to Host Ground-breaking Panel with Uber, Google and Microsoft

As part of a newly expanded Datacloud Europe 2017 BroadGroup has announced the technology broadcaster Spencer Kelly as the anchor for the congress. He will introduce a number of fascinating discussions on data centre and cloud.

Datacloud Awards 2017 Set To Recognize the Best in Data Center & Cloud Inspiration, Innovation and Excellence

26th April 2017 - London/Monaco - In what promises to be an exceptional year for data center and cloud industries the 10th Annual Datacloud Awards shortlist has been announced by an industry wide panel of expert Judges.

As the defining accolade for the industry, the Datacloud Awards provide recognition to genuine invention, service excellence, the continuing evolution of the sector and IT transformation underway.

The pioneering Infrastructure Masons take centre stage at Datacloud Europe 2017

21 April 2017 – London/Monaco - Datacloud Europe, the premier networking and deal making event for EMEA data centre and cloud leaders will host the pioneering Infrastructure Masons at this year’s edition in Monaco June 6-8th 2017.

Investors In Data Centers In Africa Heading To Monaco For Major Summit

London/Monaco 7th April 2017 –Following the huge success of the first Invest in Datacenter Africa Summit, this exciting one-day event is returning to Monaco. This not to be missed leadership summit will explore the next phase of data center and cloud development across the continent.

Data Center & Cloud Awards To Celebrate 10th Year By Showcasing Invention & Service Distinction In Global Multi-Billion Dollar Industry


Katherine Ryan – Photograph by Idil Sukan

London/Monaco 21 March 2017 – In what promises to be a defining year for data center and cloud innovation The Datacloud Awards are moving to Le Sporting Club, Monte Carlo in celebration of its 10th year.

Nominate Today for EMEA's premier data center awards

Africa Summit Announced For Monaco Data Center Conference

London/Monaco 15 November 2016 - The Africa Summit will once again take place at Datacloud in Monaco June 7-8 2017.  With a reputation as the leading international deal making forum for senior data center and cloud executives, the summit promises to bring fresh impetus to businesses looking to invest in the continent’s data economy.

Datacloud Europe 2017 launches annual premier deal making forum for data centre and cloud in Monaco

4th October – London/Monaco - BroadGroup are delighted to announce the launch of Datacloud Europe, the premier networking and deal making event for EMEA data centre and cloud leaders, their customers and investors which will take place in Monaco June 6-8th 2017.

BroadGroup launches Data Economy, the first truly global publication dedicated to data centres and cloud

London, 15 September 2016 –Data Economy (www.data-economy.com), the world’s first truly global news service that will bridge what data centres and the cloud have to offer closer to the enterprise and business world has been launched today. Data Economy is an independent brand from BroadGroup, an information media technology and professional services company.

Ruby Wax Hands Out Awards at Datacloud Congress 2016 to the Winners of the Data Centre and Cloud Awards

Monaco/London, 7 June 2016 – BroadGroup announced the winners of this year's Data Centre and Cloud Awards, showcasing the best in class services and innovation in the data centre and cloud industry. The gala dinner and ceremony was hosted by International celebrity, Ruby Wax. Ms Wax captivated the audience with her fast pace wit and delighted the award winners with a photo opportunity while receiving their award.

Data centres integral to successful digital transformation strategy says Aegis Data

Driven by growing macro IT trends including cloud computing, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT), the emergence of the digital transformation strategy, is increasingly becoming a more prominent discussion within the boardroom, as organisations look to stay ahead of competitors and maximise their technology efficiencies. According to Greg McCulloch, CEO of Aegis Data in order for any strategy to be successful, the role of the data centre is integral.

Colocation Theme Of Schneider Electric Keynote At Datacloud Europe Will Underscore Opportunity For Data Center Expansion At The Edge

London/Monaco 12 May 2016 - Datacloud Europe, the region’s foremost networking and business deal making forum for data center and cloud players, their customers, investors and suppliers is delighted to announce the keynote opening by Schneider Electric, also patron of the event.

Mark Bidinger, President, Cloud and Service Provider Segment, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will present the opening keynote at the event which takes place in Monaco 8-9 June.

Senior Executives from Leading French Companies to Present at International Industry Conference in Monaco

London/Monaco, 9 May 2016 – Datacloud Europe 2016 (http://www.datacloudcongress.com/) which meets in June 7-9 in Monaco, will feature French companies and business leaders alongside international organisations presenting on issues around the critical eco system of cloud connectivity, fiber networks and data centers, as well as showcasing products and services.

En 2016, DataCloud Europe s’étend jusqu’au continent africain!

Cette année, l’événement accueillera le premier sommet sur le déploiement d’infrastructures informatiques en Afrique, un continent plein d’opportunités pour les nouveaux investissements. En effet, l’industrie des data center en Afrique s’est progressivement développée ces dernières années, jusqu’à un tel point que beaucoup sont désormais prêts à y prendre part.

Data Center And Cloud 2016 Awards EMEA Shortlist Announced Showcasing Innovation And Service Excellence In Global Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

London/Monaco 28 April 2016 – In what promises to be a bumper year for data center and cloud innovation and service excellence, the Datacloud Awards shortlist has been released. The results will be announced at the dinner and ceremony in Monaco on the evening of 7th June hosted by international celebrity Ms Ruby Wax.

Industry Leaders, Innovators and Enterprises across African and Middle Eastern markets gather to debate cloud and data centers collaboration and investment

Invest in Datacenter Africa collocated at Datacloud Europe - June 8 2016 Monaco

Investors In Data Centers In Africa Heading To Monaco For First Ever Summit

London/Monaco 22 March 2016 – In the first event of its kind, an exciting one-day Summit will meet in Monaco to explore the next phase of data center and cloud development across the African continent.

Invest in Data Center Africa -collocated at Datacloud Europe – will meet at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco on 8th June 2016 to discuss current and future investment in Africa data centers, connectivity via subsea cables and dark fiber, energy supply, cloud, IT investment, risk and the availability of funding.

Datacloud 2016 Highlights Cloud Connectivity, Fiber Networks, Data Center as Critical Eco System for Business Users

London/Monaco, 11 March 2016 – Datacloud Congress Europe which meets this June 7-9 in Monaco, will feature the critical eco system of of cloud connectivity, fiber networks and data centers as the utilities to the world’s businesses.

Announcing Invest in Data Center Africa Summit Co-Located at Datacloud 2016

London/Monaco 25 January 2016 - Datacloud Europe has announced that it is expanding its service offering by co-locating the inaugural ‘Invest in Data Center Africa’ event at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco on 8th June 2016.

The first event of its kind, this exciting one-day Summit will explore the next phase of data center and public cloud development across the continent, current and future investment in Africa data centers, subsea cables, terrestrial fiber, cloud, IT investment and risk, the availability of funding and future plans.