Vapor IO and BroadGroup Expanding Edgecon™ to a Global Audience

Ultimate edge computing conference to take place alongside Datacloud
Global Congress 2019 in Monaco and Edge USA 2019 in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vapor
IO
, creators of the Kinetic
Edge
™ and the leading provider of tower-connected edge colocation
services, and BroadGroup,
the information media technology company, today announced a partnership
through which the two companies will expand the global footprint and
audience for Edgecon™.

Following successful events in Las Vegas, Aspen, Barcelona and Los
Angeles, Vapor IO’s Edgecon will now be conducted in alignment with
selected BroadGroup events, including:

  • Edgecon Monaco: (June 4, 2019) A special half-day Edgecon
    experience will be offered as part of Datacloud
    Global Congress
    .
  • Edgecon Austin: (November 6, 2019) A special Edgecon experience
    will be integrated into BroadGroup’s Edge
    USA
    .

“BroadGroup has a long history of excellence in establishing and growing
events that speak directly to their attendees’, sponsors’ and speakers’
needs,” said Matt Trifiro, CMO of Vapor IO. “We look forward to working
closely with them to expand the audience for Edgecon and accelerate the
adoption of edge computing.”

“Vapor IO has truly raised the bar when it comes to creating curated
experiences for the edge community, with Edgecon offering high-impact,
high-value interaction and thought leadership among industry
influencers,” said Philip Low, chairman of BroadGroup. “We are delighted
to include Edgecon and its speaker academy in this year’s programme and
look forward to our continued cooperation.”

Datacloud Global Congress

For 15 years, Datacloud Global Congress has been one of BroadGroup’s
most popular global events and is a recognised beacon of high-quality
content, offering thought leadership across the entire IT infrastructure
ecosystem. The conference has performed a critical role as an
international networking and deal making opportunity for key players
across the sector. With a powerful agenda covering cloud challenges,
edge evolution and data center infrastructure, it attracts investors,
financiers, business leaders and their customers who use the stunning
backdrop of Monte Carlo to do deals that influence outcomes for the next
12 months and beyond.

Edge USA

BroadGroup’s EDGE family of edge computing conferences travels the world
to explore the emerging interest in edge computing and how edge how
infrastructure will transform through the convergence of current and new
technologies such as blockchain, AI, 5G, 4k and 8k video, robotics,
wearable tech and embedded sensors, core and edge data centers and
cabling and fiber. EDGE hosts this massive new ecosystem in one location
to address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in
implementing edge services and networks. It provides a global platform
for new technologies and services, an informative and engaging program
with visionary thought leaders, and a place to network and do deals.

Edgecon

Vapor IO’s Edgecon, an invitation-only, curated event, brings together
industry leaders for visionary presentations, brainstorming, and
high-impact networking. The conference series features top public cloud
providers, IoT practitioners, infrastructure owners, wireless operators
and edge computing developers, who discuss real-world deployment of edge
computing, define requirements for early deployments and create powerful
networking opportunities with potential partners and customers.

Attending Edgecon Monaco

On June 4, 2019, Edgecon Monaco will present a half-day edge-focused
track as part of Datacloud Congress 2019. Hand-picked Industry experts
will deliver insights from real-world deployments of edge computing in
three 50-minute sessions.

Delegates to the Datacloud Global Congress who have purchased platinum
ticket packages
are guaranteed attendance at Edgecon Monaco. Current
Euro and Gold ticket holders can also Upgrade.

About Vapor IO

Vapor
IO
is developing the largest nationwide edge colocation and
interconnection platform at the edge of the wireless network. Serving
the world’s largest wireless carriers, cloud providers, web-scale
companies and other innovative enterprises, the company’s Kinetic
Edge
combines multi-tenant colocation with software-defined
interconnection and high-speed networking. The Kinetic Edge delivers the
most flexible, highly-distributed edge infrastructure at the edge of the
wireless network. The company has deployed its Kinetic Edge in Chicago,
IL, and has plans to have projects underway in the top 20 US markets
with 100+ sites by 2020. Follow @VaporIO
on Twitter.

About BroadGroup

BroadGroup is a global media company based in the UK that produces
market intelligence reports,
events,
awards
and also publishes Data
Economy
, a complete source for daily news, analysis, opinion and
leadership insight across the field of data centers and critical IT
infrastructure. With three days of deep content across case studies,
market analysis, technical papers and in-depth panel discussions,
BroadGroup’s Datacloud
Global Congress
has evolved as a recognized beacon of high-quality
content offering thought leadership across the critical IT
infrastructure markets and has performed a seminal role as the
international networking and deal-making opportunity for old and new
contacts alike.

Contacts

For the US and Vapor IO:
Wilson Craig
Mindshare PR
wilson@mindsharepr.com
408-516-6182

For the EU and BroadGroup:
Julia Vockrodt
BroadGroup
+44
(0)7710 942943

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