Platinum Sponsor

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

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Gold Sponsor

Digital Realty brings companies, data and technologies together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers with a secure meeting place for their data. A place where businesses power innovation, can go faster and further, invent the unseen, and expand across the globe. Digital Realty’s global data center footprint gives customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with 290+ facilities in 50+ metros across 26 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Silver Sponsors

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world's digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix enables today's businesses to access all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage. With Equinix, they can scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value.

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Kentik® is the network observability company. Our platform is a must-have for the network front line, whether digital business, corporate IT, or service provider. Network and cloud professionals turn to the Kentik Network Observability Cloud to plan, run, and fix any network, relying on our infinite granularity, AI-driven insights, and insanely fast search.

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Associate Sponsors

As the pioneer in defining and building the Edge, EdgeConneX has built and delivered a full spectrum of data center solutions, from Hyperlocal to Hyperscale. We work with our service provider customers to define, build, and deliver carrier-neutral data center capacity that brings the Edge to our customers and our customers to the Edge — where they need it, when they need it, in the configurations they demand, to optimize the global delivery and access to content, cloud, networks, and applications.

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Console Connect is a platform for the Software Defined Interconnection® of applications and infrastructures. It allows users to self-provision private, high-performance connections among a global ecosystem of enterprises, networks, clouds, SaaS providers, IoT providers and applications providers. Console Connect is the only digital platform that is underpinned by one of the world’s largest private networks and a Tier 1 global IP network that is ranked in the top 10 for IPv4 and IPv6 peering, delivering higher levels of network performance, speed, and security to meet the digital needs of today’s interconnected users and communities. Accessible from 850+ data centres in 50+ countries worldwide, the platform is integrated with all major hyperscale cloud providers, including AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud and more. Through the Console Connect portal or via its API, users can access a broad range of native and third party solutions.

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Aruba Enterprise is the division of the Aruba Group founded in 2019 dedicated to delivering and managing complex IT projects for large companies and the public sector. It is responsible for providing cutting-edge enterprise IT solutions alongside targeted skills and consultancy services in data centre, cloud and trust services. Over the past 20 years, through designing and building its own data centers, Aruba has acquired unrivalled expertise. These facilities, compliant with the highest industry standards, feature ‘green by design’ infrastructure, designed to maximise energy-efficiency and minimise environmental impact. Aruba’s data center network includes infrastructure in Arezzo, in Ponte San Pietro (Bergamo - near Milan) called Global Cloud Data Center (the Aruba’s flagship campus), and a new proprietary hyperscale campus data center in Rome called Hyper Cloud Data Center, currently under construction. These strategic locations are connected to the main traffic nodes of the country. Aruba’s data center network is also Europewide, with a privately-owned data center in the Czech Republic and partner facilities in Europe and UK. Aruba uses this network to provide public, private, hybrid cloud and colocation services across Italy and in Europe. Aruba’s vision of a successful enterprise solution is based on a dialogue with the customer, understanding their needs, and combining the best technologies and support available in the market. Technology integrated with the enterprise solutions helps customers to deliver their own services to millions of end users.

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Unidata S.p.A. Telecommunications, Cloud and IoT Operator. The Company was founded in 1985 by three partners still in the Company. With a fiber optic network of over 5,000 km in continuous expansion, a wireless network and a proprietary data center, provides over 15,000 business, wholesale and residential customers with ultra-wideband connectivity services with FTTH (Fiber to the Home) network architectures, wireless connectivity, VoIP services, cloud services and other dedicated solutions, with a high level of reliability and security. Other activities in the operational start-up phase concern the Internet of Things (IoT), with the development and supply of solutions for the home automation market and Smart City.

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Nokia creates the technology to connect the world. We develop and deliver the industry’s only end-to-end portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing that is available globally. Our customers include communications service providers whose combined networks support 6.1 billion subscriptions, as well as webscale companies and enterprises in the private and public sector that use our network portfolio to increase productivity and enrich lives. Our advanced automation software, intelligent analytics and innovative silicon solutions are helping our customers to automate peering and optimize network performance, protect their networks against volumetric DDoS attacks, and scale their infrastructure with innovative IP, optical and SDN solutions.

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Arista Networks is a pioneer in software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale data center, high performance computing and campus environments and have consistently been named leaders in prominent industry analyst reports for networking and security.Founded in the data center networking space, Arista has become a trusted technology with many Fortune 500 customers, including leading global technology companies in financials, web 2.0 and cloud/service providers, building public and private cloud computing systems.

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BSO was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served. Our network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 40+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.

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Coffee Break Sponsor

Inter.link offers network- and security services based on its own international backbone (AS5405), with the mission to provide better, sustainable, and automated connectivity to the internet. With 50+ Points of Presences (PoPs) on every continent by the end of 2022, Inter.link will offer a global footprint and unmatched connectivity for all its customers. If you are looking for easy access, high quality, 100% uptime guarantee, self-service, white label solutions and end-to-end automation on a global scale, we are here for you! Let’s overcome today’s market challenges together!

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Sunday Social Sponsor

Welcome to Open Connect: The goal of the Netflix Open Connect program is to provide our millions of Netflix subscribers the highest-quality viewing experience possible. We achieve this goal by partnering with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to deliver our content more efficiently. We partner with over a thousand ISPs to localize substantial amounts of traffic with Open Connect Appliance embedded deployments, and we have an open peering policy at our interconnection locations. If you are an ISP with a substantial amount of Netflix traffic, review this information to learn more about the program. If you would like to learn more about Open Connect, please visit our website.

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Monday Social Sponsor

We are a customer-centric company with a comprehensive portfolio of network services. We were established with the simple vision of bringing together excellence, integrity, trust, and innovation and putting them at our core. We design high-end network solutions for Carriers, OTTs, ISPs and Cloud Service Providers to ease their business in Italy.

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Monday Lunch Sponsor

Teraco provides carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centres, and with over 20 000 cross-connects, is Africa’s most interconnected data centre hub. As the first provider of highly resilient, vendor-neutral data environments in sub-Saharan Africa, Teraco brings global content closer to the digital edge.

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Tuesday Lunch Sponsor

We do optics!

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Connectivity Sponsor

Retelit is the Italian leader in constructing tailor-made digital transformation projects, executed on entirely Group-managed platforms. The Group is the ideal partner for enterprises, public sector and operators, thanks to a range which covers the entire value chain of ICT and digitalisation services. Thanks to the proprietary assets (a comprehensive fiber-optic network in Italy and across the world and a nationwide Data Center network) and the innovation and digital expertise Retelit is a unique player in Italy which can offer integrated digital solutions.

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Guest IXP

Namex – Roma Internet eXchange Point is a non-profit, neutral exchange and interconnection point. Namex is the main Internet hub of Central and Southern Italy, counting three data centers in Rome and one in Bari, with more than 170 ASNs and a steadily increasing traffic year by year.

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