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DC takes center stage in Australia

by Juniper Employee ‎06-02-2017 05:42 AM - edited ‎06-02-2017 05:51 AM

Juniper took part in Cloud & DC Edge 2017 held at the Gold Coast’s Royal Pines over March 14-16. 

 

Cloud&DCEdge2017.pngAlso know as the fifth annual Australian data center strategy summit, Cloud & DC Edge 2017 was organized by iTnews and ADAPT Ventures. 

 

Over 140 cloud and infrastructure leaders attended this unique event which featured keynote presentations supported by pre-arranged vendor-customer meetings. 

 

The event also featured insights of Australia’s largest IT users, and DCs, with top speakers, analysts and senior executives from aligned solution providers. 

 

Topics were tackled from a C-level stakeholder perspective, with presentations covering common strategic, political, eco-system, future technology and capacity issues.

 

Best DC Operator: Metronode

Underscoring our focus on data center, Juniper also sponsored the Best Data Center Operator Award at the inaugural CommsDay Edison Awards held on March 16 in Sydney. 

 

Metronode, which operates 10 data center facilities across Australia, edged out two finalists NextDC and Equinix to win the award.

 

Organized by Communications Day, the Edisons is a new awards series that aims to identify the best-of-breed businesses, organizations and individuals in each recognized industry vertical market the Australian telecom industry.