This is an exciting time to be a cloud practitioner in Europe with the market and investment expanding quickly. Many of the Structure:Europe speakers are already seeing success and setting the pace for cloud computing over the next few years.
London and San Francisco (PRWEB UK) 24 April 2013
GigaOM, a global technology media company, has announced the initial speaker lineup for its second annual Structure:Europe conference. The conference will be held 18-19 September in London, and is an extension of GigaOM’s flagship event focused on the future of cloud computing and internet infrastructure. Over two days, leading cloud visionaries will convene to analyse the most promising cloud technologies, products and services emerging in Europe.
“This is an exciting time to be a cloud practitioner in Europe with the market and investment expanding quickly,” said Barb Darrow, senior writer for GigaOM and chair of Structure 2013. “Many of the Structure:Europe speakers are already seeing success and setting the pace for cloud computing over the next few years.”
Topics to be covered include:
- Is federated cloud the ticket to beating Amazon in Europe?
- Open data – open for business?
- Intelligence from the trenches: the economics of cloud in action
- Establishing identity, privacy and trust
- The mobile operator, the cloud and you
- Data center fabrics
Confirmed Structure:Europe speakers are:
- Ulf Ewaldsson, Ericsson
- Brad Garlinghouse, YouSendIt
- David Fullager, Netflix
- David Menninger, Pivotal, an EMC Subsidiary
- Mark Thiele, Switch
- Antti Vilpponen, UpCloud
Speaker proposals are being accepted through 19 June 2013.
Event attendees will also receive a complimentary GigaOM Research Sector RoadMap TM report and will have access to exclusive mapping sessions led by GigaOM Research analysts. Discounted early bird tickets are available through July 19. Follow @GigaOM on Twitter (#structureeurope) to stay up to date as new speakers and sessions are announced.
Cloud and big data startups that have launched in the past two years are invited to apply for the Structure:Europe Startup Zone. Participating companies will have demo tables in the conference exhibition hall, will be part of an on-stage pitch session, and will have their pitches rated by press and investors. The closing date for entries is 10 July 2013 at 11:59 PM PT. Selected startups will be notified 17 July 2013 and announced publicly on 24 July 2013.
Some of the most influential companies in cloud computing have already lined up to sponsor Structure:Europe, and sponsorships are expected to sell out early. Contact Mike Sly at eventsales(at)gigaom(dot)com or +1 415 235 0358 to learn more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.
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