Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Speak at Global Conference for Entertainment and News Content Creation and Delivery

EdgeConneX 07.2016Herndon, VA – September 2, 2016 – EdgeConneX®, the leader in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief architect and vice president of innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will present at IBC2016, the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide.  The conference and exhibition takes place September 9-13, 2016 at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam.

On Sunday, September 11 at 14:00, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will join Keith Zubchevich, Chief Strategy Officer of Conviva for the presentation, “OTT – The Evolving Content Delivery Ecosystem,” to be held at IBC’s Technology in Action Theater Hall 3, Stand B22.  The executives will discuss consumers’ increasing demand for the seamless delivery of anywhere and everywhere video content and how this is forcing key players within the content delivery ecosystem to work together to achieve the common goal of providing a consistent, high-quality viewing experience.

“High bandwidth, Over-the-Top content is the catalyst for why new data infrastructure is needed to deliver content cost effectively and with the lowest possible latency to the end-user,” explains Mr. Lawson-Shanks.  “Independent studies have indicated that significant improvements in Quality of Experience can be achieved for end-users of internet content and content creators alike by utilizing an edge localization strategy.” 

EdgeConneX specializes in providing purpose-built, Edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach to enable the fastest delivery of content to end-users.  EdgeConneX is creating a new Edge of the internet by designing and deploying Edge Data Centers® that are strategically positioned nearest to network provider aggregation points and cloud on-ramps, establishing new local peering facilities and extending the cloud to the Edge.  This ensures the lowest latency data delivery and workload cloud optimization with improved quality of service and increased security.

Attracting over 55,000 attendees from more than 170 countries, IBC provides unrivalled networking opportunities and combines a highly respected and peer-reviewed conference with an exhibition of more than 1,600 leading suppliers of state-of-the-art electronic media technology.

To schedule a meeting with the EdgeConneX team at IBC2016, please email

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading Edge of network infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to wireless and data communications, visit or email

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