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Executive Insight Roundtable 2: Will the Edge Eat the Cloud?

Tagged: Executive Insight Roundtable (EIR), Data Center

Monday, 22 January 2018
Location: Coral 2
Time: 14.00–15.15

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Lately, Andreesen-Horowitz and Gartner have said that we will see the end of cloud computing, that the cloud is dead, and that "the edge will eat the cloud.” Once we get past the hype, it is clear that a major architectural shift is underway, whereby an exponentially growing Internet of Things, projected to have tens of billions of devices, will interoperate with private, public, hybrid, and multiclouds. What will this new architecture look like, what are the implications for network operators, and incumbent cloud and colocation players? What are the applications for this new infrastructure?

Moderator

Joe Weinman

Joe Weinman

Author, Cloudonomics and Digital Disciplines

Panelists

Chris Downie

Chris Downie

CEO, Peak 10 + ViaWest
USA

Phill Lawson-Shanks

Phill Lawson-Shanks

Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX
USA

Robert Pepper

Robert Pepper

Head of Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook
USA

Chris Sharp

Chris Sharp

CTO, Digital Realty
USA

Andy Stewart

Andy Stewart

Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, TierPoint
USA

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