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[Webinar] Future Data Centers: What Colocation Providers Need to Implement for Continued Business Growth into 2020


Data center designs have become much more safe, reliable, & efficient. However, we must continue to adopt new designs & emerging technologies to stay ahead of the pace of change. Drivers like cost, efficiency, and sustainability are changing the way we manage data centers – as are the evolving compute needs we see in the industry’s customer mix.


Steve Wallage, Managing Director of BroadGroup Consulting, has over 25 years experience in IT and telecoms research and consulting, with the last 12 years focused on the global data center sector. In this webinar, Steve will discuss key implementations to apply to data center infrastructure and operations for future success, as well as share use cases from mature and emerging markets which reflect these changes.


By attending this presentation, you will:

  • Learn what changes colocation providers can make to adapt to the marketplace
  • Understand the future requirements of hyperscale cloud players
  • Hear of successful projects around the world and why they succeeded


The Future Data Centers: What Colocation Providers Need to Implement for Continued Business Growth into 2020 webinar is from the Digital International Colocation Club, hosted by Schneider Electric.


About Digital International Colocation Club (ICC)

Digital ICC is the online forum of the International Colocation Club, hosted by Schneider Electric. Through the ICC, colocation providers from around the globe come together to gain insights to grow their business. Through peer-to-peer sharing, industry experts and technology thought leaders, colocation providers will be prepared to evolve their business to meet future needs. The ICC meets annually in additional to locally-hosted Colo Clubs in select countries. To continue the discussion beyond the event, the Digital ICC offers exclusive content including a series of webinars.
Steve Wallage
Managing Director
BroadGroup Consulting

Within this role, Steve leads consulting within BroadGroup. With over ten years at BroadGroup focused on the data centre market, he is very well-known within the industry and has worked with many of the leading operators, vendors, investors and others in the space.


Steve undertakes many strategic consulting projects within the data centre sector, as well as telecoms and cloud. For investors, as well as being a strategic advisor to many of the key investors in the sector, he has conducted over 30 commercial due diligence exercises in this market.


He has over 25 years' experience in the telecoms, IT and data centre markets globally, including senior roles with Gartner Group, IDC, CGI and IBM.


Steve is a regular presenter at major industry events and regular contributor to media covering the sector. He has also regularly appeared as a sector expert on business V.

Greg Jones
Vice President of Strategy and Offer Management for the Cloud & Service Provider Segment
Schneider Electric

Greg Jones is Vice President of Strategy and Offer Management for the Cloud & Service Provider Segment globally for Schneider Electric. He and his team are focused on ensuring that Schneider has the right offers, commercial approach, and execution infrastructure around the globe to support cloud and colocation clients now and in the future. Greg has been involved in the Data Center Service Provider space for more than 5 years and prior to that has served in various operational & business strategy functions across multiple businesses within Schneider. In addition to his time at Schneider, Greg spent 3 years in the technology space as a management consultant at Diamond Management & Technology Partners working with CIO's and CTO's to develop & execute their digital strategies.


Greg holds a BS degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.


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