Global Cloud Computing Visionaries to Take the Stage at GigaOM’s Structure: Europe Conference

Press Release | GigaOM, GigaOM Events | September 12, 2013

Event features more than 500 attendees from 16 countries, 60 speakers and 50 panels and breakout sessions.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013

GigaOM, a global technology media company, will host its second-annual Structure: Europe conference September 18-19 in London. Under the theme of building the global cloud, Structure: Europe will bring to the stage more than 60 cloud computing experts who are setting the pace for cloud innovation in Europe. The event will also feature more than 500 attendees from 16 countries, 50 sessions and 24 startups.

Structure:Europe speakers will share their approaches for implementing the cloud and reveal where they think cloud services are headed next. They include:

  • Matt Mullenweg, WordPress/Automattic
  • Frank Frankovsky, Facebook
  • Erik Dalén, Spotify
  • Nigel Beighton, Rackspace
  • Hila Meller, CA Technologies
  • Joe Baguley, VMware
  • Adam Fuchs, Sqrrl
  • Alicia Asin, Libelium
  • Bhaskar Ghosh, LinkedIn
  • Ditlev Bredahl, OnApp
  • Maryline Lengert, European Space Agency
  • Tony Lucas, Flexiant
  • Tim Bell, CERN
  • Andy Piper, Pivotal

See the full list of speakers and sessions here.

The most promising startups in cloud computing and big data will present their ideas on stage in the Structure:Europe LaunchPad competition. Chosen from 84 submissions, 10 finalists were selected for their groundbreaking technologies and business models, including:

  • Cloud 66
  • ECmanaged
  • Lunacloud
  • Tresorit
  • SecludIT
  • Stackdriver
  • Waymate
  • Aquamatix

Structure San Francisco LaunchPad winner, SaltStack, will also be featured during the on-stage presentations.

More than 500 attendees will learn about the future of cloud computing in Europe, meet leading cloud practitioners, and leave with a better understanding of the cloud and data ecosystem. GigaOM Research will provide attendees with a complimentary Sector RoadMap™ report on multi-cloud management platforms and access to an exclusive, analyst-led mapping session focused on cloud infrastructure selection. Confirmed attendees hail from from Ireland, France, Italy, Norway, the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark, Slovakia, Spain, The Netherlands, Russia, Turkey, the United States, Singapore and Australia.

Some of the most influential companies in cloud computing have lined up to sponsor Structure:Europe, including Arago, Aspera, CertiVox, Data Direct Networks, EMC, GreenQloud, HGST, Nuage Networks, Open Data Center Alliance, Rackspace and SoftLayer.

A limited number of tickets are still available. Follow @GigaOM on Twitter (#structureeurope) to stay up to date as new features are announced.

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