Programme

Please note the programme is subject to further updates. Thank you.

  • Datacloud Awards Ticket
  • Gold Ticket Holders Only

  • Venue

  • Le Sporting, Monte Carlo

    Le Sporting, Monte Carlo

  • 18:00
  • Gala Reception

    Katherine Ryan

  • 19:30
  • Awards Dinner Host:

    Celebrity Comedienne, Katherine Ryan

  • 20:30
  • Awards Ceremony

    European Commission Annual Awards

  • 20:45
  • Datacloud Annual Awards
  • 7th June - Central Theatre

  • 07:45
  • Registration & Breakfast
  • Guest Host for Theatre
    Spencer Kelly

    Spencer Kelly
    Presenter of TV technology programme Click

  • 09:15
  • Data Centre Forum presented by the Infrastructure Masons
    Christian Belady

    Christian Belady
    General Manager Data Center Services, Microsoft

    Dean Nelson

    Dean Nelson
    Head of Compute, Uber

    Joe Kava

    Joe Kava
    VP of Data Centers, Google

  • 10:15
  • Short Networking Break
  • 10:30
  • Congress Keynote
  • 11:00
  • North America Colocation
  • 11:30
  • Cloud Keynote
  • 11:50
  • To the Edge

    How Data Centre activity is shaping edge computing strategies that reduce latency and rapid delivery of new applications

  • 12:20
  • Keynote
  • 12:50
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • European Data Centre Leadership Roundtable

    Third party services, Cloud and IT infrastructure

  • 15:00
  • The Future of Containers and Virtual Machines in the Enterprise
  • 16:00
  • Disruption and Data Centres

    Why AI will force you to change everything about how you deliver IT
    - Where in the enterprise will AI likely have its first major impacts
    - How AI will force enterprises to be more strategic about how they use internal and external cloud resources together
    Mark Thiele, CTO, Apcera

  • 17:00
  • Closing Keynote: Data Centres at the edge – the death of cloud computing?
  • 7th June - Plenary Theatre

  • 07:45
  • Registration & Breakfast
  • 10:15
  • Networking
  • 10:45
  • Finance and Investment Annual Forum
  • 11:45
  • Is #Blockchain the Ultimate Open Source Disruptive Technology?

    Blockchains introduce new data management infrastructure that will propel a services revolution in industries such as banking and finance, government, healthcare and super logistics.

  • 12:45
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • Presentation

    Intel

  • 15:00
  • Data Centre New Markets

    Russia
    Iran
    China

  • 16:00
  • Session 1 GDPR – the brave new world of GDPR

    How will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impact data centres?

  • 16:30
  • Session 2 Data Centre Location, UK Market and Brexit
  • 17:00
  • Cloud Service Orchestration and the rise of Hybrid cloud

    Achieving multiple layers of infrastructure redundancy protection for IT resilience in Multi-cloud and hybrid IT environments will allow sensitive data to be stored in specific infrastructures and geographies will be critical to addressing emergent privacy legislation.

  • 7th June - Africa Theatre

  • 08:00
  • Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 10:15
  • Networking
  • 10:45
  • Welcome and Opening
  • 10:45
  • Keynote Address

    Paul François Cattier, President, Francophone Africa, Schneider Electric

  • 11:15
  • Addressing enterprise data centre development and selection in Africa

    Availability, selection, opportunity

  • 11:45
  • Market Assessment and Outlook: Africa Data Centre Landscape

    Review and Forecasts provided by BroadGroup

  • 12:15
  • Africa Data Centre Investor Roundtable
  • 13:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • Keynote
  • 14:30
  • Market development in Africa

    Tunisia
    Egypt
    Nigeria
    Kenya

  • 15:00
  • Data Center Taxonomy for Africa: Build, Prefab or Modular?
  • 15:30
  • Interconnectivity – how will it be achieved?
  • 16:00
  • Colocation and Growth

    Data sovereignty concerns and a growing digital economy are fuelling demand for new datacentres in Africa

  • 16:30
  • Energy – is Solar the answer?
  • 17:00
  • Winners and Losers in Africa’s Data Centre Markets
  • 8th June - Central Theatre

  • 08:00
  • Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 09:15
  • Cyber Security: Web black out
  • 10:15
  • Networking
  • 10:45
  • How will Hyper-scale play out in Europe?

    Hyper-scale public cloud providers have capitalised on huge market growth. Will the growing demand for multi-cloud result in more partnerships, mergers and general consolidation in the cloud and service provider market? What is the longer term impact of Hyper-scale developments?

  • 11:45
  • Multi-cloud convergence

    2017 has been labelled as the year of multi-cloud convergence when serverless architectures take over, and when the edge will no longer generate unease amongst operators.

  • 12:45
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • TBA
  • 15:00
  • TBA
  • 8th June - Plenary Theatre

  • 08:00
  • Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 09:15
  • European Colocation Roundtable
  • 09:45
  • Data Centre Property and Leasing
  • 10:15
  • Networking
  • 10:45
  • Energy – will there be enough?

    Although renewable resources are plentiful in some European countries others still contend with legacy infrastructure and reliance on dirty or inefficient energy.
    How sustainable are energy resources through to 2025?

  • 11:45
  • Resilient thermal management strategies to support lower PUEs
  • 12:30
  • Keynote
  • 13:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
  • Are centralized Web services the way forward?

    Security, reliability, and competency are vital but cloud services need extra insurance policies if they’re to be robust

  • “To anyone remotely interested in the datacentre and cloud arena, this event is a must.
    If you attend one event all year, make it this one!”

    Michael Tobin, OBE - Industry Entrepreneur

  • “It was a pleasure to be part of the Datacloud 2015 event. It has become the event of all Data Centre Operators, testified by the number of companies CEOs and CIOs that attended. I don’t recall any other event, I’ve attended quite a few, where the CEOs of the top two DC operators are in attendance, and not just for their 30 minute exposure. I look forward to next years’ event.”

    Eddie Kilbane - CEO, DataPlex

  • “Datacloud Europe was a very positive experience: excellent venue, speakers and topics as a basis and it felt like being at the industry event in Europe. I enjoyed the atmosphere and thought the receptions were excellent for networking. Thank you!”

    Stefan Franssen - 42 GmbH

  • “Datacloud Europe is a great event if you are looking for the highest quality interaction and meetings. The level of content, speakers and attendees as well as the diversity of the attendees make it incredibly relevant for our industry.”

    Paul-François Cattier - Segment President Cloud & Finance, Schneider Electric

  • “Datacloud Europe 2015 has been an excellent platform for Exchange, Meetings, Communication and Networking within the Cloud Services and Datacenter Environment”

    Norbert Loch - e-shelter GmbH

  • “At Datacloud Europe you get easily in touch with the leaders of the data centre and cloud industry. It is a unique networking event with a lot of insights shared and business opportunities discussed.”

    Gerd Simon - Independent Management Consulting

  • “Great meeting venue and quality of speakers. Valuable event to share industry concerns with peers.”

    Rogier van der Wal - CEO Ipanema Technologies Group Infovista

  • “Inspirational”

    Jose Antonio Ramos - Aqua eSolutions, S.A.

  • “A networking goldmine”

    Derek Webster - Schneider Electric

  • “Best networking event in the data centre market in Europe”

    Vladislav Iankov - TelecityGroup

  • “Powerful and essential event for industry professionals”

    Carl Wideman - Kainuun Etu Oy