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To celebrate the arrival of Equinix in Milan, we would be delighted if you join us on May 9th, 2017. We have presentations from our EMEA president, Eric Schwartz, and various other speakers including an Italian IDC analyst. After these sessions you can enjoy networking with your peers, over drinks and canapés.

Agenda Speakers Directions

*This event is FREE to attend, however we encourage you to register early as seats are limited and we expect demand to be high.

The Financial Alpha

Milan is home to major financial and industrial enterprises. In addition to its widening range of creative industries, it has a modern telecommunications infrastructure benefiting businesses operating in the city. Milan is the business home to over 12,000 companies including global corporations such as Versace, Campari Group, ODEON and Dolce & Gabanna. The city hosts a large number of telecommunication companies including both state owned television companies and private media companies like Mediaset and Sky Italia.

Milan is home to the biggest Internet Exchange in Italy and one of the oldest in Europe – the Milan Internet Exchange (MIX). Founded in 2000, MIX was one of the six charter members of EURO-IX and provides connectivity to over 100 Italian and International ISPs and carrier services. MIX growth rates are strong and in-line with the largest exchanges in Europe.

Did you know?

As a percentage of GDP, Italy’s online economy has the third highest forecasted growth rate in the EU. Milan is an Alpha leading global city with strengths in the arts, commerce, design, education, finance, healthcare, media, and services.

Why choose Equinix?

Our three Milan data centers are located in central area of the city. These high-specifications, carrier-neutral IBXs offer ultra-low latency connectivity and the opportunity to interconnect with Equinix customers, including network and cloud services, digital media, broadcasters, financial services organizations and enterprises.


Time Activity
16:30 Guests Arrive
17:00 Welcome and an Introduction of Equinix - Equinix Executive Presentation by Eric Schwartz, President, Equinix EMEA.
17:20 Italy – Moving to a Digital Economy by MD Italy
17:45 The Future of the Mixed Cloud - IDC analyst Presentation
18:15 Drinks and Canapé
19:30 Close


Eric Schwartz - Equinix Management

Eric Schwartz
President, Equinix EMEA

Régis Castagné (MD Italy)

Régis Castagné
MD Italy

Francesca Ciarletta - Equinix Management

Francesca Ciarletta
IDC Analyst Presentation

Location & Directions

Boscolo Milano
Corso Matteotti, 4/6,
20121 Milano, Italy

+39 02 7767 9611

Getting here

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