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BroadGroup Announces Edge 2018 Conference Agenda

September 12, 2018

LONDON & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 12, 2018--BroadGroup, the market leader in providing high end IT infrastructure conferences, exhibitions and awards, today announces the program agenda for Edge 2018, the first Edge Congress event to be held in the United States. Taking place 24-25 October 2018 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas, the event will explore how a distributed IT architecture will multiply and expand with the convergence of new technologies and solutions such as IoT, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, micro-data centres and edge facilities, enabling new ways of analysing and managing the data needed to connect society and drive change.

“A truly connected world can only be facilitated by an all-encompassing edge ecosystem, and the expansion of the edge globally will be the most transformative business opportunity of the digital economy for the next decade,” states Philip Low, Chairman of BroadGroup. “Edge deployments, especially in North America, are expected to achieve significant growth in the foreseeable future. Hence, hosting Edge 2018 in Austin, Texas, the first-ever Edge Congress in the United States, comes at a particularly seminal moment.”

The Edge 2018 agenda encompasses high-level keynote presentations, panel discussions and use cases that will examine every aspect of edge computing, from integration with telecommunications networks and 5G connections, to its role in automated vehicles, smart cities, and machine learning applications. Speakers include Dave Crowley, Senior Director of Global Network Acquisition Group at Microsoft; Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Officer at EdgeConneX ®; Josh Noll, Head of Infrastructure and Acquisition at Twitch; Jack Pouchet, Vice President of Business Development at Vertiv; Nitin Rao, Head of Infrastructure at Cloudflare; and more. To view the full list of speakers, click here.

Among the topics these industry thought-leaders and influencers will explore are “Defining the Edge and the Impact on the Data Center,” “The Human Factor in Edge Infrastructure,” and “The Industry Edge – Where are the Current Deployment Opportunities?” To view the complete agenda for Edge 2018, click here.

Sponsors of Edge 2018 include Schneider Electric, EdgeConneX, Dell EMC, Vertiv, EdgeMicro, Anixter, ClearBlade, RBC Capital Markets, Dart Points, Limelight Networks, Panduit,Stulz, PowerSmiths, RakworX, Intel, and Corvalent. Limited event sponsorships are still available.

To learn more, please contact matt.spence@broad-group.com.

To register for Edge 2018, click here. To learn more about Edge 2018 visit www.edgecongress.com/america.

If you are an analyst or member of the media interested in attending Edge 2018, contact matt.spence@broad-group.com for more information regarding event registration.

About BroadGroup

BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology company. Established in 2002, the company delivers premium event brands including Datacloud and Edge and Awards, which are an internationally recognized beacon of high quality content, deal making, networking and industry recognition for data center, cloud and Edge leaders, their enterprise customers, investors and senior executives. It also owns the widely acclaimed Data Economy online and offline global news resource and investor forums provider for the tech sector. BroadGroup is now a member company of FTSE 250 firm Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose leading brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and ITW. www.broad-group.com

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CONTACT: iMiller Public Relations for Edge 2018

Anne Whealdon, +1.866.307.2510

edgecongress@imillerpr.com

KEYWORD: UNITED KINGDOM UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT INTERNET NETWORKS SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS OTHER TECHNOLOGY

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