Saturday, November 25, 2017


Data Economy speaks to IXcellerate CEO on the booming Russian data centre market, multi-million Dollar revenues and how the 2018 FIFA World Cup will help boost the country’s data centre business



The Russian data centre market is one many have feared to invest in but one man has not feared to do so, and that man is Guy Willner, CEO of Russian data centre company IXcellerate. Data Economy‘s João Marques Lima talks to Willner on the evolving data centre market in Russia which the executive labels as the last “El Dorade in Europe for data centre players”. He also talks hyperscaler business in Russia, how GDPR will impact Russia, building the bridge between China and Europe, the chase for the technology Russian hotspots and Russia becoming the integration point between the East and the West.