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Vapor IO and BroadGroup Expanding Edgecon to a Global Audience

Vapor IO, creators of the Kinetic Edge and the leading provider of tower-connected edge colocation services, and BroadGroup, the information media technology company, today announced a partnership through which the two companies will expand the global footprint and audience for Edgecon.

Following successful events in Las Vegas, Aspen, Barcelona and Los Angeles, Vapor IO's Edgecon will now be conducted in alignment with selected BroadGroup events, including:

  • Edgecon Monaco: (June 4, 2019) A special half-day Edgecon experience will be offered as part of Datacloud Global Congress.
  • Edgecon Austin: (November 6, 2019) A special Edgecon experience will be integrated into BroadGroup's Edge USA.

"BroadGroup has a long history of excellence in establishing and growing events that speak directly to their attendees', sponsors' and speakers' needs," said Matt Trifiro, CMO of Vapor IO. "We look forward to working closely with them to expand the audience for Edgecon and accelerate the adoption of edge computing."

"Vapor IO has truly raised the bar when it comes to creating curated experiences for the edge community, with Edgecon offering high-impact, high-value interaction and thought leadership among industry influencers," said Philip Low, chairman of BroadGroup. "We are delighted to include Edgecon and its speaker academy in this year's programme and look forward to our continued cooperation."

Datacloud Global Congress

For 15 years, Datacloud Global Congress has been one of BroadGroup's most popular global events and is a recognised beacon of high-quality content, offering thought leadership across the entire IT infrastructure ecosystem. The conference has performed a critical role as an international networking and deal making opportunity for key players across the sector. With a powerful agenda covering cloud challenges, edge evolution and data center infrastructure, it attracts investors, financiers, business leaders and their customers who use the stunning backdrop of Monte Carlo to do deals that influence outcomes for the next 12 months and beyond.

Edge USA

BroadGroup's EDGE family of edge computing conferences travels the world to explore the emerging interest in edge computing and how edge how infrastructure will transform through the convergence of current and new technologies such as blockchain, AI, 5G, 4k and 8k video, robotics, wearable tech and embedded sensors, core and edge data centers and cabling and fiber. EDGE hosts this massive new ecosystem in one location to address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in implementing edge services and networks. It provides a global platform for new technologies and services, an informative and engaging program with visionary thought leaders, and a place to network and do deals.


Vapor IO's Edgecon, an invitation-only, curated event, brings together industry leaders for visionary presentations, brainstorming, and high-impact networking. The conference series features top public cloud providers, IoT practitioners, infrastructure owners, wireless operators and edge computing developers, who discuss real-world deployment of edge computing, define requirements for early deployments and create powerful networking opportunities with potential partners and customers.

Published Tuesday, May 07, 2019 4:56 PM by David Marshall
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