Digital RealtyJoin Digital Realty and thought-leaders from the Internet exchange, Cloud exchange, financial exchange and carrier relations sectors as they converge at the ‘Global Exchange Ecosystem Roundtable’ during International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2014 in Chicago, May 11-14.  The roundtable will take place Tuesday, May 13 in the Columbus AB room on the Gold Level of the Hyatt Regency Chicago’s East Tower.  A welcome and networking session will preface the event at 4:15 PM; the roundtable discussion will take place 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM.

The roundtable will feature Martin Hannigan, Co-Founder and Treasurer, Open-IX Association; Mark Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer, AMS-IX; Craig Weick, Executive Director, Co-Location Product Management, CME Co-Location Data Center Services, CME Group; and Jonathan Steinberg, Vice President – Business Development & Global Strategic Alliances, Level 3 Communications, and will be led by moderator John Sarkis, Vice President, Connectivity at Digital Realty.

Participants will discuss the rising demand for more independent and cost-effective exchange options in order to eliminate inconsistencies in connectivity, resiliency and security.  Furthermore, the roundtable will explore the benefits of implementing a unique set of technical and operating standards within data centers that enable Internet, financial services and Cloud exchanges to create a truly neutral and member-governed global exchange ecosystem, leading to higher efficiency, improved reliability and unparalleled resilience, as well as more cost-effective exchange options.

To register for ‘The Global Exchange Ecosystem Roundtable’ at ITW 2014, please click here.

The Digital Realty team is also currently accepting customer meetings as well as media and analyst briefings during ITW 2014.  To request a meeting with Digital Realty at the Hyatt Regency Chicago BIG Bar, click here.