STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

ABOUT THE STEERING COMMITTEE

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The DigitalCentre2020 Steering Committee comprises leaders and innovators within the digital ecosystem. They are experts in data centre services and latest technologies including cloud and managed service providers, internet exchanges, CDNs, SDNs, system integrators and cloud associations. 

The Steering Committee members aim to be the driving force behind transformational change from within the heart of the Digital Centre. Their goal is to lead the thinking on Digital Centre solutions.

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FIT FOR PURPOSE

To help businesses understand and map their current data centre resources. Help them to optimise their needs so that they are fit for purpose – now and in the future.

FUTURE PROOF

To help businesses prepare for the future. Data storage and processing requirements now – and in five years’ time (support, location, scalability requirements).

CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

To help businesses understand the private, public, and hybrid cloud – where legacy meets digital. Plus, how to plan a solution that ensures stability, growth and long-term success.

CHANGE PERCEPTION

To change the perception of a data centre to a Digital Centre. Help businesses build faster with less risk, simplify connections to cloud, scale globally and increase ROI.

DEFINING THE FUTURE OF THE DATA CENTRE INDUSTRY

DIGITAL REALTY

The world’s largest and most experienced data centre company, Digital Realty believes that your data centre strategy should be a source of your strategic advantage. Digital Realty puts their expertise to work for your business, partnering with you every step of the way to achieve the business outcomes you need.

Digital Realty is a group of the world’s leading data centre experts, bound together by a belief that the data centre is a source of strategic advantage for clients. Digital Realty puts their expertise to work for their clients, from Fortune 500 global enterprises to small- and medium-sized businesses, partnering with them every step of the way to achieve their goals.

NAVISITE

NaviSite, a Time Warner Cable Company, is a leading international provider of enterprise-class managed hosting, applications and cloud services. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including application services, industry-leading enterprise hosting, and managed cloud solutions for enterprises looking to outsource IT infrastructure and lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for tailored solutions, delivered through an international footprint of state-of-the-art data centres.

As a full-service solutions provider, NaviSite leverages the latest IT technologies to build, implement, and manage mission-critical systems and applications for mid-sized and enterprise companies across a variety of industries. NaviSite’s highly experienced team of IT specialists is on hand 24/7/365 to support even the most complex of IT environments. Enterprise customers rely on a partnership with NaviSite not only to optimise IT infrastructure to meet current business needs, but also to adapt rapidly to meet future business requirements.

ASIA CLOUD COMPUTING ASSOCIATION

The global market for cloud computing started growing in early 2010 – and hasn’t looked back since. Spending on cloud services continues to grow at compounded annual rates, and the industry has generated millions of new jobs worldwide. New innovation is being created every day with the potential and power that the cloud gives to everyone – enterprises, small businesses, and the individual. Cloud computing, once considered as a possible fad, has proven itself clearly to be a new and major trend in computing. Going forward, it is also very likely to prove itself a major game-changer for businesses.

While several global industry consortia, including the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA), are actively involved in making cloud computing a reality by addressing the needs for common platforms, the ACCA is the only one doing so with a focus on the opportunities and issues in Asia Pacific (APAC).

AMSTERDAM INTERNET EXCHANGE

The Internet and all its applications have almost become part of our senses these days. Many of us feel the need to be online 24 hours a day, to be interconnected with friends, family, colleagues and customers, or with the world at large. This interconnectivity of people is fed by the interconnectivity of the networks they are using, which is the main purpose of Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX).

Established in the early 1990s as a not-for-profit organisation, AMS-IX is a neutral and independent internet exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Now interconnecting hundreds of networks by offering professional IP exchange services, also called peering services. Peering enables these connected networks to offer stable, fast and cost-effective internet services to their end-users and business customers. Peering is what makes the internet robust and resilient – a network of networks all linked together.

LONDON INTERNET EXCHANGE

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is a global leader of Internet Exchange Points (IXP). Its company ethos and aspirations result in constant growth and improvement in services. As a result, members have access to the most attractive peers at the lowest cost. With over 630 members connecting from over 65 different countries worldwide, LINX enables access to direct routes from a large number of diverse international peering partners. Using LINX allows a reliable exchange of traffic with increased routing control and improved performance.

A not-for-profit organisation, LINX focuses on investing service and membership fees into strengthening LINX network services. This ensures  infrastructure is as up-to-date as possible and that LINX remains at the forefront of the IXP industry. By doing so, this provides members with improved network performance, low latency and more control.

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EPSILON

Epsilon provides connectivity and infrastructure outsourcing solutions to Communications, Applications, Content and Cloud service providers.

Our underlying network infrastructure, intelligent application layers and industry expertise enables our customers to seamlessly deliver mission critical, high performance applications and communications services globally.

Our networking solutions leverage our 500+ carrier relationships with coverage in 170 countries.