CEO OF INVEST IN GREECE TO KEYNOTE AT DATA CENTRES SOUTHERN EUROPE INAUGURAL FORUM IN ATHENS
Athens/London 04 August 2011 – Mr. Christos Alexakis, ceo of Invest in Greece, and an economist with a specialization in financial markets will keynote at the forthcoming DataCentres Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean which takes place in Athens, 19 September 2011 (www.datacentreseurope.com).
The forum will include a special focus on the regional market for data centres, enterprise and their evolving outsourcing needs as emerging private clouds, new technologies and market growth impact across the sector. Studies by BroadGroup, the event researchers and organizers have demonstrated the favourable economic impact of data centres, and the investment opportunity they represent. The programme includes a regional leadership panel, a market perspective of Eastern Mediterranean and South Eastern Europe, with current trends in demand in datacentre markets across the region and growth forecasts, datacentre finance and investment, colocation business models, sustainability and efficiency in datacentres, modular datacentres, fibre connectivity and cloud evolution.
Mr. Alexakis is a member of the academic community as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Piraeus, Greece and has also taught outside of Greece. He will be joined by the leadership of datacentres across the region and industry experts to provide a comprehensive perspective of opportunities open for investment and third party outsourcing.
Sponsors and partners of the event include: APC by Schneider Electric, LAMDA Hellix Datacenters SA, MedNautilus – a Telecom Italia Sparkle Group company, OTEGLOBE, CE-Colo, and the EBRD. Media partners include Datacentres.com Daily News, The Datacenter Journal, Bvent, Balkans.com, Boogarlists, and allconferences.com.
“We are especially delighted by the participation of Invest in Greece at this inaugural event” commented Warwick Dunkley, vice president of BroadGroup. “Supported by regional players, and unique content, and an exciting line-up of speakers, companies engaged in the data centre sector are ensuring they secure presence at this forum.”