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Report: The 60th ICANN Meeting

The Annual General Meeting ICANN60, with around 1,900 participants, took place this year from 28 October to 3 November in Abu Dhabi. Anyone who thought that the ICANN Community would simply resume their normal business after the successful IANA transition has been proven wrong.

One of the topics that determined the agenda-setting in all Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees was the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into effect on 25 May 2018.

 

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Networking at the Gateway to the East

The municipal Business Agency is inviting German ICT companies and multipliers to visit Vienna at the beginning of December. An interesting IT scene has developed there, as Werner Theiner, Head of the eco South Office, knows. In a short interview, he also reveals what awaits the participants in the metropolis on the Danube. Continue reading

How the Video Medium can be Efficiently Integrated into Existing IT

Today, employees want to use videos for communication at their workplaces just as much as they do in their private lives. This means IT departments must face the challenge of how to integrate the video medium into existing IT infrastructures. The best way for them to master this task is with an Enterprise Video Platform.

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The Space Tech Revolution & Global Entertainment Networks

Markus Payer, Vice President Corporate Communications & PR at the satellite operator SES, talked to dotmagazine about changes in the consumption and provision of TV programming, satellite communication, and innovations in space technology.

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eco Warns: EU Website Blocking is Not an Appropriate Form of Consumer Protection

The eco Association strongly criticizes the fact that website blocking has once again been instituted at EU level. On Tuesday, the EU Parliament endorsed a regulation allowing European consumer protection agencies to impose website blocking. In the purported interests of consumer protection, this will allow them to remove offers from the Internet without requiring judicial approval. Continue reading

10 Years: eco Datacenter Expert Group

From Working Group to Expert Network – An Outlook on the Industry’s Future

The eco Datacenter Expert Group can now look back on ten extremely successful years. Established as the Datacenter Working Group on 8 November 2007 by Patrick Pulvermüller, SVP Head of GoDaddy EMEA, the committee set itself the goal of promoting an open and confidential exchange of information between data center operators, planners, and manufacturers.

On the occasion of its 10-year anniversary, we talked to initiator Patrick Pulvermüller and the two Competence Group leaders – Dr. Béla Waldhauser, CEO of Telehouse Deutschland, and Marc Wilkens, proRZ Rechenzentrumsbau GmbH – about the developments of recent years and asked about their prognosis for the future of the industry. Continue reading