DATACENTRE INVESTOR SENTIMENT TO BE TAPPED AT LEADERSHIP FORUM IN LONDON
The annual Finance and Investment London Forum, which meets next week, brings together the leadership of both public and privately owned datacentre and cloud service providers with financiers, investors and analysts to discuss valuations, future risk, and forward outlook for IT infrastructure assets.
Offering a rare opportunity to assess investor sentiment, the forum includes experts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Jefferies International, Brockton Capital, Barclays Bank plc, Arma Partners, GMT Communications Partners and Downing.
Some of the leading names in the industry – Michael Tobin, ceo, TelecityGroup; Anthony Foy, ceo, Workshare (and former ceo, Interxion); Guy Willner, chairman, IDCG (and founder of IX Europe); Byrne Murphy, ceo, DigiPlex and Bernard Geoghegan, Managing Director Europe, Digital Realty will be speaking at the forum.
The programme is augmented through the participation of ceo’s and cfo’s of datacentre companies in the UK and Europe including Infinity SDC, Savvis, Teraco, Six Degrees Group, Control Circle, Basefarm, CloudOrigin, Next Generation Data Ltd, Interxion and SunGard Availability Services.
A review will be provided by Steve Wallage, managing director, BroadGroup Consulting, and author of the definitive annual Datacentres Europe report, of how far the datacentre sector has moved in valuations over the past seven years current and future risk, and forward outlook for IT infrastructure assets.
Expert opinion will also be contributed by Paul-Francois Cattier, global vice president datacenter, Schneider Electric, Constantinos Shiatis, principal banker, EBRD, and a special legal panel will look at regulation in the UK and Europe and how it will impact datacentres. Steve Strange, EMEA Technical Director of Anixter International will assess the impact of migration on costs and values.
Sekou Alleyne, representing the eTeck digital park in Trinidad and Tobago is joining the Developing Market panel which reviews the expansion of datacentre services across emerging economies.
Now an annual diary date for investors, financiers and owners of datacentre assets, this year's 7th forum is set to generate new ideas, insights and benchmarks for the sector. Attendees include the strategic and financial leadership operating companies, financiers, investors, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, property specialists, legal advisors, technology owners and professional advisors.
Registration for the event still attracts a discounted price until 17 January.
Sponsors include Digital Realty, DigiPlex, Anixter International and InvestTT Trinidad & Tobago. The official media partner is datacentres.com Daily Newsletter. Media partners include CRMxchange, Mind Commerce, PMR, BusinessVibes, InfoCom, Haking, Datacenter Journal, Boogar Lists, Bvents, ConferenceLocate.com, ECMPlus, Balkans.com, The Data Chain, Daily Host News, Asia Today and TechWeek Europe.