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Equinix is excited to invite you to our annual local networking event in Stockholm. This year’s topics are IoT and Blockchain, which depend heavily on Interconnection. See how Interconnection drives maximum efficiency, privacy, security and performance to enable proximity between users, IoT devices and cloud services at the digital edge.

Hear from our Managing Director, Maria Sundvall, about the benefits we offer to customers in our Swedish data centers and Brian Lillie, CPO at Equinix, who will present the Equinix Digital Strategy. Our guest speaker is Beata Wickbom, a Swedish IT Entrepreneur and Digital strategist. She will talk about Blockchain and how it impacts society and organizations in Sweden.

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* This is a FREE event; however, places are limited and we expect demand to be high. So register early!

Connect with Equinix in Stockholm

Stockholm is one of the most innovative regions in the world. The World Economic Forum considers Stockholm to be among the most “digitally connected economies in the world”. The Stockholm metropolitan area features one of the highest levels of fixed and mobile broadband and the world’s biggest open networks (comprising 1,200,000 km of fiber optic cable) which can be accessed by all the businesses in Stockholm. Equinix has three state-of-the-art interconnected data centers in Stockholm which offer access to a wide choice of network service providers, Internet exchange points, content delivery networks and cloud service providers.

Why choose Equinix

175+ companies colocate with Equinix in Sweden to connect to business partners and customers across their digital supply chains. Sweden’s status as a key international business and technology hub is growing rapidly. Equinix in Sweden hosts many innovative, diverse businesses, including content, digital and fintech, all leveraging low latency connectivity for faster performance and optimized user experience. The Stockholm colocation facilities are in prime strategic locations, and offer excellent communications links with both central European and Russian business capitals. In addition to the Equinix Internet Exchange, they are also home to other Swedish internet exchanges as NetNod and STHIX, and feature unrivalled levels of connectivity and performance.

Our Stockholm International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers enable companies to connect to a rich industry ecosystem across Scandinavia and beyond. Customers can choose a broad range of network services from 60+ local and international network service providers operating in a market with Europe’s highest level of mobile penetration.

Agenda

Time

Activity

15:00

Welcome and Registration

15.30

Introduction about Equinix Sweden – Maria Sundvall, Managing Director, Equinix Sweden

15.45

What are the impacts of Blockchain on society and organizations? – Beate Wickbom, Digital Strategist and IT Entrepreneur

16.15

Equinix Strategy on Digitalisation – Brian Lillie, CPO, Equinix

16.45

Partner Presentation - Orange Business Services

17:00

Panel Discussion – Challenges and opportunities with IoT in the connected society

17:30

Networking, Food & Drinks

Speakers

Maria Sundvall

Maria Sundvall
Managing Director Sweden, Equinix

Brian Lillie

Brian Lillie
CPO, Equinix

beata.wickbom
JohanJeppson

Johan Jeppson
IoT Business Developer Orange Business Services

Location & Directions


Venue: Snickarbacken 7, 111 39 Stockholm


Getting Here

Snickarbacken 7 is in the center of Stockholm city, just a short 5-minute walk from the subway station Östermalmstorg, and just a couple of blocks from Stureplan.

  • Easiest and fastest way to reach the venue by public transportation is to take the red line subway to Östermalmstorg, followed by a 5-minute walk
  • If you plan to reach by car, you can park at the nearby parking garage at David Bagares gata, which is on the street next to Snickarbacken

Join us for the Internet of Things Networking Event

Thank you for your interest in our event. This event is FREE to attend, however we encourage you to register early as seats are limited and we expect demand to be high.

Please register your interest at your earliest convenience and one of the team will be in touch to confirm your place.