EdgeConneXDecember 13, 2017 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief innovation officer, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will speak at PTC’18, taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii.

On Sunday, 21 January 2018, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will moderate the roundtable, “Melding Network and Cloud Strategies.”  The roundtable will provide insights into the expanding and highly interdependent cloud and network technology, services and financial arena.

On Monday, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will participate on the roundtable, “Will the Edge Eat the Cloud?”  Joining other industry-leading executives, he will discuss the major architectural shift taking place whereby the exponentially growing Internet of Things will interoperate with private, public, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, and what that architecture will look like.


Roundtable: “Melding Network and Cloud Strategies”
Sunday, 21 January 2018 at 11:00 AM
South Pacific 2

Executive Insight Roundtable 2: “Will the Edge Eat the Cloud?”
Monday, 22 January 2017 at 2:00 PM
Coral 2


Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI


“Melding Network and Cloud Strategies” roundtable members include:

Moderator: Phill Lawson-Shanks, chief innovation officer, EdgeConneX
Steve Helvie, VP, Channel, Open Compute Project
Conan Lee, managing director, Jones Lang LaSalle
Emil Sayegh, CEO & president, Hostway

“Will the Edge Eat the Cloud?” roundtable members include:

Moderator: Joe Weinman, author of “Cloudonomics” and “Digital Disciplines”
Phill Lawson-Shanks, chief innovation officer, EdgeConneX
Chris Downie, CEO, Peak 10 + ViaWest
Robert Pepper, head of global connectivity policy and planning, Facebook
Chris Sharp, CTO, Digital Realty
Andy Stewart, executive vice president & chief strategy officer, TierPoint 

About EdgeConneX®

EdgeConneX® is the only global Edge Data Center® provider.  Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost-effective distribution model for the internet.  For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com.

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