News release

Date: 30th April 2015

Industry’s Most Influential Players go Head to Head in Panel Debate at Monaco Datacloud Congress 2015

Datacloud Europe Global Congress & Exhibition, June 3 - 4th 2015, Monaco will host to the first ever public debate by the big four datacentre industry leaders

London, 30th April 2015 – Datacloud Europe Global Congress & Exhibition, June 3 - 4th 2015, Monaco ( will play host to the first ever public conversation of the executive leadership between four of the most influential datacentre players during a panel taking place at Europe’s leading IT Infrastructure event.

This unique panel discussion will be chaired by Steve Wallage, managing director, BroadGroup Consulting. The panel which includes John Hughes CBE, Executive Chairman, TelecityGroup, Masaaki Moribayashi, Managing Director, NTT Europe Ltd, Eric Schwartz, President EMEA, Equinix and William Stein, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Digital Realty will see the most influential industry players engage in an open and frank exchange of views on tough industry issues.

“Datacloud brings together the leadership of data centre businesses, this year is the first time such a distinguished panel of speakers has been assembled and I am looking forward to a lively session.” Commented Steve Wallage, managing director, BroadGroup Consulting. “The event not only provides an enterprise led programme with end user case studies, but it also offers a trading forum for buyers and sellers of services, products and even companies. Unparalleled anywhere in terms of the audience profile and mix, we also have the exceptional backdrop of Monaco as a place to do deals.”

Datacloud Europe is the region’s premier forum for IT and cloud Infrastructure executives. During a packed 2-day programme attended by 1.8k executives from more than 50 countries, the congress will focus on the radical impact of cloud on datacentres, the continuing evolution of new innovations in cooling and energy and the way in which enterprise services are delivered and sourced. Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and datacentre investment also feature among many other topics in the content rich programme.

Steve Wallage, will also present the annual Global Datacentre Market Review - The Next 12 Months? Based on original research for the annual study by BroadGroup Consulting, ( the review assesses key issues impacting development of the data centre market. He explains the potential opportunities open today but also warns of risks in current and future markets, models and forecasts growth for the next 12 months and who will be the winners and losers.

Internationally the event will see significant attendance this year in particular from Nordic countries, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, CEE markets, in addition to traditional levels of attendance from France and the UK. Delegations will also be attending from Germany, China, South East Asia, the Middle East and North America.

The event is supported by sponsors including Schneider-Electric, Digital Realty, Data4, Monaco Telecom, Siemens, TeliaSonera, Eltek, Anixter, Commscope and the EBRD. The lead media partner is Datacentre News @datacentresnews

Advance standard tickets are currently available: (

For further information please contact:
julia Vockrodt,
+44(0)7710 942 943

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