London/Monaco – 9 May 2018 – With manufacturing, banking and retail shifting to the Cloud, this timely forum taking place the day before Datacloud Europe 2018 Congress on the 12th of June will focus on infrastructure demand in growth verticals.

This newly relaunched forum will welcome an exclusive host of speakers representing leading end-users from a range of growth verticals. With pioneering case studies and panels, the forum will cover current challenges and opportunities within the enterprise sector.

More and more enterprises are managing distributed infrastructures and applications that need to share data. IT in the enterprise is undergoing a transformative process, as cloud offers a more efficient delivery system for large-scale computing resources, and automation and elasticity for customers.

Leading enterprise speakers from a cross-section of verticals including utilities, financial services, healthcare, social media and transport will share their perspectives on the deployment of emerging technologies and on their data infrastructure sourcing and deployment strategies.

The opening keynote will be delivered by head of compute at Uber, Dean Nelson who will share Uber's reference architecture that aligns data center, hardware, and network elements to deliver on-prem, on-demand Metal as a Service in tandem with multiple cloud partners.

Other speakers include Zaid Ali Kahn, Senior Director, Infrastructure Engineering, LinkedIn; Chris Edmonds, Strategy Director, Worldpay; Vijay Mistry, Partner, VIPA Digital; Mustafa Öztürk, CIO, Enovos, Luxembourg S.A.; Eduardo Aguilar, Head of Technology, Helix Centre.

“The Forum brings a unique focus to the real needs of enterprises as they experience digital transformation”, commented Gregory Gerot, vice president and managing director, BroadGroup. “Their overriding concerns are for data security and privacy which increasingly means devising a hybrid cloud strategy. If you count yourself one of these executives, then attendance at Datacloud Europe this year will offer a deep dive across these emerging issues and support you in being able to leverage faster deployment and mitigate solutions costs.” 

Other topics to be discussed include enterprise innovation in the cloud, edge infrastructure deployments, cloud migration and the impact of advances such AI, blockchain and robotics.

The Enterprise Cloud Forum will take place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on 12th June and is open to Platinum ticket holders attending the congress.


About BroadGroup

BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company providing a value chain of consulting and research, publications, including the widely acclaimed Data Economy and innovative conference brands focused on datacentre, cloud, Edge and IT infrastructure and investment and a member company of FTSE 250 firm Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose leading brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and the annual ITW held in Chicago. In the US, Euromoney owns TTI Vanguard and IMN events businesses. www.broad-group.com


Datacloud Europe Congress

Datacloud Europe is the premier networking and deal making event for datacenter, cloud IaaS and Edge leaders, their customers, investors and senior executives. Now in its 5th year in Monaco, the event brings both sponsors and attendees a big range of benefits, structured networking and the opportunity for business deals.