As part of the international networking for the “Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany”, eco Managing Director Alexander Rabe participated in a German-Swedish exchange on artificial intelligence.
Wolfgang Kaufmann from Datacenter One argues that enterprises do not need to simply choose between owning a data center or outsourcing IT infrastructure – they can have the best of both worlds. Read more on dotmagazine.
Dr. Béla Waldhauser from the eco Association and the Alliance for Strengthening Digital Infrastructure in Germany looks at the digital infrastructure requirements for Europe to remain competitive in the global digital economy. Read more on dotmagazine.
Without data centers, network operators, and connectivity, there can be no digital revolution. dotmagazine explores digital infrastructure as the basis for value creation in the digital economy, and offers advice for companies facing infrastructure decisions in their digital transformation.
Many industries are looking for skilled specialists in Germany, but few sectors are so affected by the search for suitable personnel as the drivers of the digital transformation. The Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany is supporting an initiative “Establishing STEM's Future” in proactively tackling this skills shortage.
The Blue Angel, which has been awarded to particularly environmentally-friendly products and services since 1978, also has colocation data centers in its sights. The German Federal Environment Agency is currently working with interested experts to develop an appropriate concept. The eco Association welcomes the opportunity for German data center operators to pit energy efficiency as a competitive advantage.
The main topic of the Digital Summit taking place in Nuremberg on 3 and 4 December is that of artificial intelligence. AI is a decisive future technology and represents a crucial market for Germany as a digital location. In order to conquer this important technology field, the Alliance to Strengthen Digital Infrastructures in Germany argues that an integrated AI strategy is needed, with high-performance digital infrastructures being a crucial pillar of such a strategy.
What best suits your company needs and budget for your IT infrastructure? Marc Fröse from Etix Everywhere looks at the alternatives.
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On 28th November in Cologne, the eco Association will present one of the Internet industry’s most prestigious awards. In seven award categories, a jury of experts comprising of representatives from industry, academia, research, and politics has selected the three most promising submissions of 2018 and nominated them for the eco://award.
Functioning and high-performance digital infrastructures form the basis of Germany’s successful digital transformation. The densely populated state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in particular, which is still impacted by the structural change which marked the end of the coal and steel industry, needs state-wide strong networks in order to compete as an industry location.
Socio-economic Opportunities and Challenges for Data Centers in International Competition By Ralph Hintemann and Jens Clausen, Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability On behalf of eco – Association of the Internet Industry Summary of Study Together with a high-speed broadband infrastructure, data...
New study demonstrates poor political framework conditions for operators of digital infrastructures in Germany - Considering their economic importance for Germany, the operators of digital infrastructure here are currently afforded no adequate political support or subsidization.
Data audits deliver key insight into what a company and its employees are doing in the cloud. Kristina Vervoort, Regional Sales Director for the DACH Region at Netskope, explains exactly how these data audits help a company determine whether their cloud services are GDPR-compliant or not.
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Digital infrastructures encourage growth and employment on location and have a comparable economic importance to streets, public transportation networks, and water and power supply. Data centers in particular form the basis of the digitalization of society and the economy and provide the foundations for successful metropolitan areas.
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