Keith Shaw | Vice President Business Development Emea

Keith Shaw, Vice President Business Development Emea, EQUINIX

Mr Shaw is a unique senior International Telecommunication Specialist who earned his post-graduate qualifications in Electronics, telecommunications, business, marketing, and management, and has over 30 years of experiences in the field of technology, Business Development and Sales.

As the current Vice President of EMEA of Equinix, one of the world's largest International Business Exchange (IBX) data center and colocation provider, Mr Shaw has rich experiences with Subsea,  Business Ecosystems, Cloud Services, Colocation, Data Exchange, Data Security, International Business Exchange (IBX®) Data Centers, Internet Content, and Infrastructure, Interconnection Oriented Architecture, and more.  

Mr Shaw specializes particularly in the deployment of SubSEa Systems and Network Service Providers into the Equinix Cloud Exchange, the collaboration with the key Cloud Providers (e.g. Amazon, Microsoft and Google), the expansion of the footprint of Network Service Providers to new markets in the Equinix Footprint, as well as the location and acquisition of new facilities in new markets

- The Team has successfully deployment with 22+ SubSea Cable systems, to date, into Equinix Facilities
- Representing a possible 708+Tbits of new traffic

EMEA Specific projects delivered include: 
- Cinia C-Lion1 Cable. Frankfurt to Helsinki consisting of 144 terabits per second (18 Tbit/s x 8 fiber pairs)
- Eastern Light. Helsinki to Stockholm consisting of 144+ unrepeated fiber system

Vice Chair of Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) Advisory Board

Having worked previously in Hong Kong, Johannesburg, the Middle East, and London, Mr Shaw is currently based in Amsterdam.


Submarine Networks EMEA Day 1 @ 15:20

The evolving role of the data centre

- The symbiotic relationship beween the data centre and subsea cable industries- How CDNs are changing the structure of the subsea cable industry- The impact of connecting DCs on cable route planning- Can we expect to see investment from DCs in new cables?- The financial implications of landing cables directly in DCs- Is it possible to repeat the Marseille model in other regions?
last published: 23/Jan/19 08:55 GMT

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