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

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company®. Digital leaders harness our trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. We enable our customers 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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Silver Sponsors

The A1 Telekom Austria Group International Business is Austria’s leading provider of telecommunication services. It is an integrated, convergent provider of intelligent information and communications services and a leader in CEE. The portfolio covers voice, data, IP services, IoT, global satellite communications and mobile solutions. The A1 Group also provides long-time expert knowledge, flexible and tailor-made solutions and prompt troubleshooting for Roaming, Signaling Solutions, GRX/IPX Service and Fraud Detection. It offers a global infrastructure for Signaling, the smartest SIM Box Detection Service and a state-of-the-art IPX Service. The A1 Group is currently operating in seven countries in CEE: in Austria (A1 Austria), Slovenia (A1 Slovenia), Croatia (A1 Croatia), the Republics of Serbia (A1 Serbia) and North Macedonia (A1 Macedonia), Bulgaria (A1 Bulgaria) and Belarus (A1 Belarus)

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BBIX's philosophy is to contribute to the development of the Internet by providing an ideal Peering environment for consistency of interconnections. As a carrier-neutral IX provider since its establishment in 2003, BBIX has become one of the major IXPs and has been chosen by many ISPs, content players as well as enterprise customers to exchange their Internet traffic in the region or globally. Our slogan "No Peering, No Internet" is also well known in the Internet industry. Looking ahead to the further expansion of the use of computing resources, we strive to provide greater value to customers and partners worldwide by using the latest technology for the 5G, IoT and IPv6 era.

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Digital Realty brings companies and data 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 data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 28 countries on six continents. For more information, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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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

BENOCS GmbH – a spin-off of Deutsche Telekom – is a small company with big plans to revolutionize the way network traffic is managed. Their intelligent and fully automated solutions fit networks of any size and provide ISPs as well as CDNs strategic ways of coping with growing network traffic. With BENOCS Analytics, network operators, transit and wholesale carriers, Hosting and CDNs gain end-to-end visibility of their entire traffic flows.

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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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martoptics provides innovative optical networking solutions and devices for the new era of open networking. Our customer base includes thousands of enterprises, governments, cloud providers, Internet exchanges as well as cable and telecom operators. We have an open networking approach in everything we do which allows our customers to break unwanted vendor lock-in, remain flexible and minimize costs. Our solutions are used in metro and regional network applications that increasingly rely on data center services and specifications. Smartoptics is a Scandinavian company founded in 2006. We partner with leading technology and network solution providers such as Brocade, Cisco and Dell and have a global reach through more than 100 business partners.

Guest IXP

The Vienna Internet eXchange (VIX) is a neutral, highly available Internet Exchange Point for the Central and Eastern European region. It has been operated by the University of Vienna since 1996 - currently at three locations in Vienna. More than 160 national and international participating organizations use the VIX infrastructure to optimize their regional Internet traffic. Participants include Internet Service Providers, Cloud Providers, Content Providers, Content Delivery Networks and Research & Education Networks.

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Sunday Social Sponsor

We do optics!

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Monday Lunch Sponsor

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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Tuesday Lunch Sponsor

Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client to cloud networking for large data center, campus and carrier routing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security through an advanced network operating stack. Due to the high stability and an open automation approach, Arista counts the world's largest networks among its customers and allows not only cloud providers, but also service providers and Enterprises to use these advantages. All of this is based on Arista EOS, Extensible Operating System, which not only runs on any Arista hardware platform, but can also be used for hybrid, public and private cloud approaches. For service providers, Arista offers a constantly expanding portfolio of technologies for mapping customer services based on VXLAN, EVPN and/or MPLS.

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Wednesday Lunch Sponsor

next layer is an owner-operated Austrian Internet Service Provider specialised in customized cloud, network and server infrastructure solutions for business clients. Our Europe-wide telecommunications network connects own colocation sites in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and other data centres, network hubs and exchanges with capacities of up to n*400 Gbit/s, and provides high quality high bandwidth IP, Ethernet and Wavelength connectivity.

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Community Sponsor

EXA Infrastructure is an award-winning portfolio company of I Squared Capital and the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America. With over 20 years of experience in building resilient networks, EXA Infrastructure provides the critical modern infrastructure and unrivalled engineering expertise that serves as the backbone for digital and economic growth. This includes mission-critical networks for governments and enterprises, hyperscale infrastructure for the world’s most innovative and influential businesses, and ultra-low latency, high bandwidth networks for financial, gaming and broadcast services. Headquartered in London, the company owns 151,000 kilometres of fibre network across 34 countries, including six transatlantic cables and the lowest latency link between Europe and North America.

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UNIBERG is a specialist in internet networks and mobile infrastructure technologies with market-leading expertise in engineering, implementation, programming and operation. Our innovative and industry-leading portfolio delivers tailor-made solutions, measurable cost-savings, optimized infrastructure and improved network performance to customers across telecom, enterprise and critical infrastructure sectors. UNIBERG is trusted by the largest telecom operators as the technology and innovation partner for optimizing their large and complex networks, programming of virtualized network services and providing AI based solutions in order to enable automation and zero-outage. Driven by the vision to be the leader in low latency, UNIBERG plays a vital role in the future of IIoT, Private 5G Networks, Edge Computing and High-Performance Computing. UNIBERG invests heavily in R&D to drive innovation and address the evolving needs of our customers.

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