Lisbon, Portugal, 18 - 20 September 2017

Our sponsors


Platinum Sponsor

Equinix, connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 44 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.


Gold Sponsor

Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 38 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With more than 500 Connectivity providers and 20 European Internet exchanges, Interxion has created cloud, content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest.


Silver Sponsor

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or our open API. The Company’s extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America provides a neutral platform that spans many key data centre providers across various markets. Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built the world’s first SDN-based Elastic Interconnection platform designed to provide the most secure, seamless, and on-demand way for enterprises, networks, and services to interconnect. Led by Vincent English, Megaport has been built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks and connects over 625 customers throughout its 150 data centres in 37 cities across 19 countries. Megaport is an Oracle Partner, Amazon AWS Technology Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, and Google Cloud Interconnect Partner.


Silver Sponsor

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.


Associate Sponsor

Brocade helps the world’s leading organizations turn their networks into platforms for business innovation. With solutions spanning public and private data centers to the network edge, Brocade is leading the transition to today’s era of digital business. To address the demands of service provider environments, Brocade solutions deliver industry-leading cross-domain full network lifecycle automation, pervasive visibility and highly scalable, adaptable platforms – including network automation software and turnkey automation suites and a comprehensive portfolio of data center switches and routers with embedded real-time network visibility.


Associate Sponsor

Infinera provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and simplify optical network operations. Infinera’s end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, data center interconnect and metro applications. Infinera’s unique large scale photonic integrated circuits enable innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding networks.


Associate Sponsor

Teraco is the first provider of resilient, vendor neutral data environments in South Africa. Clients benefit from the cost savings and improved resilience of securely housing their information systems and networking equipment in a colocation facility purpose-built and operated to global best practice by an expert organisation with an absolute focus on data centre technology and infrastructure.


Associate Sponsor

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fibre and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 122,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centres. In addition to high-capacity dark fibre, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centres. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customised solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.


Coffee Break Sponsor

Netflix is the world’s leading internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.


Social Sponsor

Digital Realty supports the data centre and colocation strategies of more than 1,000 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centres located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty’s clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products. Business leaders choose Digital Realty for its excellence in acquiring, building, managing, and scaling data centre campuses – our trusted foundation of real estate expertise. They continue to choose us as we deploy customer-collaborative solutions allowing them to dominate their digital world. Our customers need to connect to the cloud and their critical partners on a dynamic platform. Digital Realty is uniquely positioned to deliver interconnectivity with a complete range of solutions on a global scale. Our customers trust the Digital Realty team to combine unparalleled collaboration, network-dense interconnection and real estate acumen to realize the unique power of community - from one rack to hyperscale - across the globe.


Social Sponsor

Enter is a leading ISP focused on providing network connectivity, cloud and data centre solutions throughout Europe, the U.S. and Asia-Pacific. Our IP backbone spans Europe’s largest PoPs (Milan, Rome, Palermo, Vienna, Prague, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, London, Paris, Madrid, Stockholm and Brussels) as well as the U.S. (New York, Miami, Los Angeles) and far East (Hong Kong) to serve companies in Europe, North America and APAC. We own and operate a national network in Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. In Italy, we offer Colocation Services at our neutral interconnection facility in Milan Caldera. In 2012, we developed Enter Cloud Suite, the first European, OpenStack-based cloud IaaS service. Enter Cloud Suite is available in Milan, Frankfurt and Amsterdam, and is one of the official cloud platforms of 52 European institutions and agencies, such as the European Parliament and Court of Justice.


Guest IXP

Founded in 2000, MIX is the leading Internet Exchange Point in Italy. Thanks to highly efficient facilities, MIX improves the user experience of internet users by ensuring that traffic from and to Italian users stays within our borders. Situated in the Caldera Campus in Milan, MIX is one of the few Inter Exchange Points (IXPs) with its own data center, which hosts the networks of more than 205 internet operators – two thirds of which are Italian – with traffic peaks of over 465 Gbps. MIX data suites are home of 44 carriers, ensuring high capacities both nationally and internationally. This necessitates the presence of the most reliable infrastructure and platforms on the market, which MIX guarantees with the sort of accurate technological choices that have always defined the organisation. Since 2017, MIX is ISO 27001:2013 certified, an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard which covers logical and physical security of digital infrastructures and processes, and it’s the first Italian IXP reaching that goal and meeting the strict requirements of the ISO certification. Mix adds this new achievement to the Open-IX OIX-A certification (only 2 IXP in Europe and 10 worldwide are actually holding it) obtained in 2016 andconfirming the level of excellence in terms of security and reliability of the services of the main IXP Italian. MIX is one of the founding partners of Euro-IX, the international association of IXPs, and of Open HUB MED, the first neutral HUB in Italy for network interconnections between Mediterranean and Northern European networks.