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By DE Newsroom Published: 10:45, 23 December, 2016 Updated: 11:52, 23 December, 2016
By João Marques Lima Published: 15:40, 14 June, 2017 Updated: 15:40, 14 June, 2017
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.
Data Economy has also run the Data Economy EMEA 50, which lists the industry’s top minds in data centre, cloud and data in the region. The top influencer Michael Tobin was announced at the Datacloud Awards 2017, held in Monte Carlo every year.
Other topics of coverage include AI in data centres, the state of cloud in finance, data centre reality checks, disruptive technology, containerisation of infrastructure, data decentralisation, automation, and more.
Data Economy has also looked into emerging markets such as Africa and Vienna, Austria. Keeping up with its Millennials-driven coverage, the publication has interviewed younger industry faces leading innovation in the container and software segment.
The magazine was directed and edited by Data Economy’s founding editor João Marques Lima.
“The launch of our magazine at the premier Datacloud Europe 2017 in Monaco was the most exciting addition to our brand so far in 2017,” said Lima.
“As we close H1 2017, we have achieved results beyond our expectations with significant growth rates and a widening regional scope.
“Looking ahead, we will continue to cover the market and answer our audience’s needs, improving the quality of the product – digital, video and print – and enhancing the portfolio.”
About Data Economy
Data Economy launched on September 14, 2016, at an exclusive rooftop event overlooking London. The brand has since achieved new milestones including the acquisition of datacentres.com in November 2016 and the acceptance into Google News in January 2017.
Data Economy is part of publishing and events company Broadmedia Communications, recently acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index.
Data Economy’s is targeting a worldwide elite of C-level IT and operations professionals responsible for making critical infrastructure and business decisions that impact not only their businesses but the thousands of enterprises across the globe and the more than three billion internet users.
Visit the website at www.data-economy.com. You may also follow Data Economy on Twitter @dataeconomy, on Facebook @dataeconomytoday, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+.
Public relations professionals and media personnel alike can reach João by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. He is also on Twitter @joao_pmlima.
By João Marques Lima Published: 06:59, 7 June, 2017 Updated: 16:09, 22 June, 2017
“The EMEA 50” showcases the 50 people who are leading data centre, cloud an data through charting new innovations or technological breakthroughs, sheer business acumen, or exceptional entrepreneurial skillsets.
Here’s the 50 people leading the industry in EMEA today.
Entrepreneur, author, marathon runner, non-executive director of several companies and former CEO TelecityGroup, he has won many prestigious awards for his professional achievements and tops the movers and shakers chart in data centre businesses for the EMEA region.
VP NW EMEA, Veeam
Incessant in his quest to bring to the table the availability topic, Agnew has over 20 years of experience in the data and cloud space. His expertise around outages prevention through disruptive and emerging backup and disaster recovery technologies has granted him the position of thought leader in the sector.
Assistant Director General of the Smart Dubai Office
CEO of Dubai Data Establishment
Heading one of the most ambitious data projects in the world, Al Nasser is directly involved with the Dubai Data Initiative to make the UAE city an example for others across EMEA and the globe by opening and sharing city data across the public and private sector.
President EMEA, Vertiv
As a business strategist he heads one of the world’s largest and recently rebranded solution companies. Albertazzi has been an avid influencer in the development of data centre operations and management across the region.
European Commissioner for Digital Single Market and VP of the European Commission
Former Estonian Prime Minister, Ansip is today in charge of one of the most forward looking portfolio in the EU. He is responsible for driving the adoption of cloud and data across member states and creating the basis for enterprises and providers to work seamlessly.
CEO/MD, Etix Everywhere
CEO Beyney is a French serial entrepreneur and investor who co-founded Etix Everywhere with MD Antoine Boniface who previously operated in the real-estate space for the data centre industry. Founded in 2011, Etix Everywhere is now present across EMEA and North America. They have pioneered new facilities in Africa.
VP/GM EMEA, Cogeco Peer 1
For nearly 20 years, Bowen was instrumental in driving HP’s – followed by HPE – strategy. She is today in charge of colocation, cloud and managed IT services at Cogeco Peer. Bowen is also a chairwoman at techUK’s Tech Council and a non-executive director and trustee at Jisc.
Head of TMT M&A Advisory, BDO
With a corporate strategy and M&A background, Brown has proven over the years to be an influencer in the telecommunications, cloud and data centre spaces. Currently advising on company sales and acquisitions, re-financings and private equity at BDO, he is also an advisory committee member at techUK.
President, Francophone Africa, Schneider Electric
A businessman and lecturer, Cattier is responsible for driving Schneider Electric’s business across the French-speaking Africa and advancing the regions ICT sector. He has more than 35 years experience in sales and general management in the IT, telecom and power industries and is now based in Côte d’Ivoire.
Principal, ABRY Partners
Choufani has focused on private equity in the TMT sector for more than ten years, and particularly the data centre sector over recent years where he has been recognised as a key player in the increasingly expanding M&A activity.
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By João Marques Lima Published: 21:29, 6 June, 2017 Updated: 10:29, 8 June, 2017
For the past ten years, thousands of industry leaders have gathered at the Datacloud Awards to celebrate the budging industry of data centres and cloud, and to recognise those who have transformed the sector and made it what it is today.
This year, at Le Sporting Monte Carlo, 17 awards have been given to 17 personalities and/or companies who have inspired the industry over the last 12 months.
In addition, Data Economy, as the official media partner of the Datacloud events, has also announced the number one influencer in EMEA in data centres, cloud and data.
Bellow is a full list of all the winners of this year’s edition.
Data Economy will continue to bring you breaking and exclusive stories live from Monaco on June 7 and 8 as the yearly Datacloud Europe event kicks off on the shores of Southern Europe’s most glamorous location.
By DE Newsroom Published: 17:30, 31 March, 2017 Updated: 17:30, 31 March, 2017
Euromoney has acquired an initial 49% stake in BroadGroup, a London-based events and publishing business operating in the fast-growing area of data centre and cloud services, together with their financing.
BroadGroup was founded in 2002 by an entrepreneur Philip Low who, over the past decade, has successfully built and hosted a series of events for data centre, cloud and IT infrastructure executives.
In June, BroadGroup hosts its flagship event, Datacloud Global Congress, an annual event in Monaco attended by delegates from more than 50 countries and has additional events in the Nordic and Asia markets.
It is the leading networking and deal making forum for data centre and cloud IT infrastructure end-users, software, solutions providers, investors and a broad range of companies engaged in the sector.
BroadGroup will be managed as part of Rosalind Irving’s Telcap portfolio, expanding Euromoney’s presence in the telecoms markets.
Rosalind Irving stated: “We admire the position in the market occupied by BroadGroup’s events and we feel that the business has excellent growth potential. This can be maximised by our two organisations joining forces to offer a valuable series of events for the dynamic and rapidly developing telecoms market”
“BroadGroup is focused on continued growth in data centre markets globally, and this exciting project joining forces with Euromoney allows us to accelerate the expansion of our flagship brands to become leaders in each region,” said Philip Low, chairman.
“This new opportunity reinforces our strategy to deliver value for our customers, sponsors and delegates at events around the world.”
Data Economy is the trusted BroadGroup brand for information, data and insight into the data centre and cloud sectors.
About Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. It is an international business-to-business information group focused primarily on asset management, pricing, data and market intelligence, and banking and finance under brands including BCA Research, Ned Davis Research, Metal Bulletin, Euromoney and Institutional Investor. The group also runs an extensive portfolio of events for the telecoms, financial and commodities markets. Its main offices are in London, New York, Montreal, Hong Kong and Sofia, and more than a third of its revenues are derived from emerging markets.