eco Summer Fest - Networking BBQ

Thursday, 24 August 2017 from 6:00pm

in the Kalkscheune, Johannisstrasse 2, 10117 Berlin

Internet and digital policy players from the political scene in Berlin meet at the traditional eco Capital Office’s Summer Fest. Shortly before the end of the parliamentary summer break, the fest offers the opportunity to discuss the topics and trends of the coming weeks and at the same time to get back into the mood for political life. Industry and politics meet in a relaxed atmosphere.

Celebrate the summer with us: Enjoy cool drinks and delicious food from the grill at our networking evening.

iCU’17 Frankfurt

Join the newly launched iCU’17 Frankfurt, taking place on the 5 & 6 September this year.

iCU’17 Frankfurt offers an executive-level networking event where we invite the executives of global video-streaming content providers, gaming providers and CDN players, service providers, data center/colo operators and vendors to join investors and tech company innovators to network and close business.

Special Offer for eco Members - 30 % off on tickets with discount code iCU17FRA

Over 2 full days, you will hear from industry experts as they discuss and debate the latest trends and obstacles faced in an ever-evolving market. You will also have the chance to engage in networking opportunities allowing you to knowledge-share and deal-make with new and existing businesses.

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With the discount code iCU17FRA you get 30% off!

Network Policy Forum – “Digital Agenda 2017-2021 – Network Policy Vision and Necessities”

Together with representatives of the four German federal parliamentary factions and senior representatives of the Internet industry and the user industry, we will present the results of our Network Policy Party Check and discuss political objectives and priorities for the next legislative term on the topic of digitalization and the socio-political implications of digital transformation.

We are pleased to be able to announce that Brigitte Zypries, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, has agreed to participate. Continue reading

Law Enforcement in Social Networks – Impact of New German Law on Platform Providers

On 1 October 2017, the German Netzwerksdurchsetzungsgesetz (NetzDG), an “Act for the Improvement of Law Enforcement in Social Networks”, will come into effect.

This will lead to new obligations for “platform providers”, even if not based in Germany, and harsh penalties for non-compliance.

To support eco members with the implementation of the NetzDG, specialists from the eco Complaints Office are offering the chance to participate in an information webinar in English on 20 September.

Participation is free and limited to members of the eco Association.

To register, contact

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SMB retail event Commerce Summit 2017, hosted by ePages

Curio-Haus, Hamburg, 21 & 22 September

Commerce Summit 2017,, is a large international event uniquely focused on small business retail. On Thursday, 21 and Friday, 22 September 2017, and hosted by ePages, the largest Commerce Summit to date will deliver attendees visionary and strategic insights, as well as actionable, practical advice for SMB merchants.

Special Offer for eco Members - 20 % of ticket price with discount code ecoExklusiv

A community of leading Internet experts and retailers large and small, gather to share the cutting edge and disruptive trends, techniques, technologies and news in the online retail space. The conference programme (across English and German languages) includes educational tracks for Strategy, Technology and Merchant areas. Continue reading

Datacloud Ireland

Welcome to Datacloud Ireland

Datacloud is coming to Ireland for the first time! As Dublin is set to be the next Tier 1 city in Europe, the forum highlights the unique value of data center, cloud, and IT infrastructure across Ireland.

Special eco member discount: 15 % off registration using discount code ECO-N-15

International enterprises, local providers, investment agency and power supply companies meet to network and collaborate in the next stage of Ireland’s successful hosting of IT infrastructure.

As the gateway to Europe, Ireland holds a unique position as home to the EMEA headquarters of many large tech companies and can now serve as connector between the United States and Europe.

Datacloud Ireland - There’s A Great Deal Going On.

Internet Security Days 2017

The Internet Security Days, the platform for international online security experts, will take place for the seventh time on 28 - 29 September 2017. The Human Factor, Advanced Cyber Crime, Connected World and Security by Design will be major topics at ISD17, alongside the ongoing topic of cyber-attacks. Learn from experts about how to protect your company from hackers, extend your network and exchange ideas with colleagues. Proven formats such as the Keynote Arena with renowned speakers, the Security Fair, and focused sessions in the afternoons are joined this year by workshops, which will allow you to really get to grips with the key issues in Internet security.

Registrations for the ISD 2017 (German-language event):

Brands & Domains 2017

2-3 October 2017, in the Hague – in cooperation with eco

Best Ticket-Price for eco Members!

The second conference – Experts on digital marketing, registry operations, search engine and branding will gather with major companies that have registered Brand TLDs, or those considering applying for a Brand TLD in the future. On the first day eco Director Names & Numbers Thomas Rickert will talk about EU Data Protection and Internet Governance.

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iCU ’17 Amsterdam

Join the exciting iCU ’17 Amsterdam, a global wholesale event for new business and network with attendees from cloud, internet, peering, data centres and content service providers in a sociable and more relaxed environment.

Special Offer for eco Members - 30 % off tickets with discount code iCU17AMS

iCU ’17 Amsterdam highlights the unique values of global telecommunications ecosystem. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join an event where deals are done!

Seats are limited.

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With the discount code iCU17AMS you get 30% off!

it-sa 2017

Visit the it-sa 2017

  • Meet the eco team at Hall 9, Booth 506!

  • Free ticket codes and eco Community stand offers.

Mobile security, cloud security, access management and bring your own device are just a few of the top issues that concern IT security managers. it-sa is a must event for anyone wanting to make his company’s IT infrastructure secure for the future. Here are 5 good reasons why it pays to visit it-sa in Nuremberg, the biggest trade fair for IT security in the German-speaking region, from 10 - 12 October 2017.

The extensive supporting programme with forum presentations and accompanying congress is a big attraction for both visitors and exhibitors at it-sa. Use this opportunity to extend your knowledge and exchange views on IT security with experts and practical specialists at one of the many events.

eco members can register for free using the code A361646

eco is also organizing a community stand – interested members should contact

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OX Summit 2017

Each year OX Summit brings together the leaders, technology expertise and knowledge exchange that is second to none in the service provider industry. We invite you to join us on October 12th-13th for the 9th annual OX Summit in Bruxelles, Belgium. OX Summit connects the key decision-makers from the hosting, telco, cable and mobile carriers industries to exchange the valuable expertise service providers require to transform their growth.

Besides an update on the latest products and technology from Open-Xchange we will showcase select OX ecosystem partners that are key for our mutual success. They help to grow our customers' businesses by driving user satisfaction and loyalty.

For detailed agenda and free registration, please visit

DE-CIX Summit 2017

A journey into an interconnected digital world – DE-CIX Summit, 19 October, Frankfurt

The interconnection landscape changes constantly and disruptively. This year's DE-CIX Summit offers a journey into an interconnected digital world with all its disruptive tendencies, its challenges, but also and foremost: its opportunities. Hear prominent speakers on how the interconnection landscape changes, what this means for our industry and how these changes can be addressed.

Key speakers like Dr. Andreas Weigend (Social Data Lab Director & Author), James Eibisch (Research Director, EMEA Telecoms and Networking, IDC), and Pascal Tonecker (Managing Producer and COO, Pixomondo) will share their insights.

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Datacloud Nordic 2017

Welcome to Datacloud Nordic 2017

Datacloud Nordic brings together all-important contacts to promote your products and services to a highly targeted audience.

Special discount for eco members: 15 % off registration using discount code ECO-N-15

The forum highlights the unique value of locating or outsourcing data center, cloud and IT infrastructure across the important and fast growing Nordic region.

With its wealth of renewable energy, the region is already experiencing significant growth in the deployment of mission critical facilities and offers new business, outsourcing, investment, hosting, colocation and cloud opportunities.

Datacloud: There’s A Great Deal Going On

DCD Zettastructure

Digital infrastructure underpins our hyper connected world. The continuous growth in cloud demand and IoT technologies, which are mission-critical for the digital business, is set to dramatically transform data center architectures in 2017 and beyond. With the growth of hybrid IT, ownership of IT infrastructure is radically shifting, disrupting business models and the ecosystems of digital infrastructure providers, moving us towards the serverless data center of the future.

This year’s conference content will explore the bleeding-edge of innovation from the prism of autonomous vehicles that stretch the notion of latency to the impact of AI and machine learning that's set to become mainstream, to topics of open compute, edge, energy efficiency and upgrading and retrofitting current infrastructure in support of hybrid IT environments.

Free pass to eco members who meet the DCD end-user criteria*

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Nordic Domain Days 2017

20-21 November 2017, Stockholm – in cooperation with eco

About one and a half years ago, the first edition of the Nordic Domain Days premiered as a part of the Internet days in Stockholm, Sweden. More than 15 top level domain names, 30 registrars and 130 unique visitors helped made this event a success and a true domain name industry event.

The Nordic Domain Days is going back to Stockholm for the second edition of Internet days!

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Community Stand at Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt & Data Centre World 2017

Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt on 28-29 November will this year again bring together leading decision-makers with the most innovative, exciting providers of cloud computing solutions and offer the opportunity to learn from each other and do business.

Last year, Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt, together with its parallel sister events Cloud Security Expo and Data Centre World Frankfurt, attracted a record number of 5,000 IT leaders and the most important names in the cloud computing market, offering two days of unbeatable dialogs – from getting to know new contacts , to exchanging ideas and experience, and on to concluding business deals.

EuroCloud Deutschland and eco will organize a community stand again this year that offers our members an inexpensive possibility to be represented at the trade fair. Interested member companies should contact

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Past Events

Technology Drivers in Bavaria – noris network AG

Invitation to noris network AG

Host: eco – Association of the Internet Industry
Date: 20.07.2017
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Deadline: 19.07.2017
Location: Klausnerstraße 30, 85609 Aschheim

As part of the event “Technology Drivers in Bavaria”, we would like to invite you to an exciting roundtable at the new noris network AG data center in Aschheim.

Foto: noris network AG

Located in the beautiful east of Munich, noris network AG has built one of the most modern data centers in Europe. The concept for the data center, which was completed in April 2017, was awarded with the German Data Center Prize in the category “Newly built energy and resource-efficient data centers”. Continue reading

Change it, NOW! Digital Work Day 2017

Organizers:         HEISE Events & eco - Association of the Internet Industry
Date:                     27.06.2017
Time:                    09:30 – 17:30
Location:             eco Association, Oskar-Jäger-Straße 170, 50825 Köln
Event language: German

It’s time – our speakers are confirmed and we’re ready to go! Don't forget "Change it, NOW!" and order your tickets!

During the Digital Work Day (#DWD17), we’ll take a closer look at the so-called “motor of every company” – the employees! On this day, the thematic focus will be on the human factor in today’s digitalized and interconnected environment. It is not about software – it’s about the people, and their daily work with such computer programs. It is also about the people who grew up with digital media and use these media channels for their daily communication. Those who not only live this digital change, but seek to influence it. Continue reading

DDoS Mitigation - The Race Goes On

Date:           23.06.2017
Deadline:    21.06.2017
Venue:        DE-CIX Meetingcenter, Lindleystrasse 12, 60314 Frankfurt

Even 5 years after the founding of the eco Competence Group Infrastructure Security, this issue remains essential for all network operators. Not a day goes by without a cyber attack. For this reason, national governments and regulatory authorities around the world begin to focus more and more on this changing threat situation. Continue reading

Conference: eTail Europe 2017

20 - 22 June 2017 – QEII Conference Centre, London

eTail Europe is where European eCommerce innovators come to grow their businesses.

Enjoy three days of learning and networking in an interactive format that promotes discussion and takeaways you can implement as soon as you’re back in the office – and make sure you have fun doing it!

1000+ attendees. 700 retailers and brands. That’s eTail Europe.

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