Austin TX/London – 21 March 2018 – With global interest in the big next transformative shift in digital infrastructure, EDGE a brand new interactive information, deals and networking convention and experience for players engaged in completely new opportunities that empower enterprises and users with infinitely flexible computation and resources, will meet in Austin Texas, 24-25 October 2018.

Researched and organized by BroadGroup, EDGE responds to emerging interest in how infrastructure will transform through the convergence of a host of current and new technologies such as blockchain, AI, 5G, 4k and 8k, robotics, wearable tech and embedded sensors and their deployment, core and Edge data centers, cabling and fiber, as well as drive completely new enterprise services.

The launch sponsors joining the event include Anixter, DartPoints, Panduit, Stulz & Datacenter People. We have also partnered with The Austin Technology Council, JSA & CNet Training for this ground-breaking event.

“Edge will respond to and reduce the latency of the volume of data generated over the next four or five years which will be much much greater than previously imagined, connecting things everywhere and prioritize data critical to local infrastructure operations enabled by 5G and AI,” said Philip Low of BroadGroup. “This new forum offers players engaged in Edge to interact and drive new business opportunities.”

EDGE hosts this massive new eco system in one location to address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in implementing Edge services and networks, provides a global platform for new technologies and services, and an informative and engaging program with visionary thought leaders, and a place to network and do deals.

Austin Texas, the state capital, has been selected as the North American venue for the two-day global congress. Having already established a pathway for its evolution as an exemplar smart city, it is also offers delegates an outstanding range of great visitor experiences.


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About BroadGroup

BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology company. Established in 2002, the company delivers premium event brands including Datacloud and Edge and Awards, which are an internationally recognized beacon of high quality content, deal making, networking and industry recognition for data center, cloud and Edge leaders, their enterprise customers, investors and senior executives. It also owns the widely acclaimed Data Economy online and offline global news resource and investor forums provider for the tech sector. BroadGroup is now a member company of FTSE 250 firm Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose leading brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and ITW.  www.broad-group.com www.data-economy.com

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