Keith Shaw | Vice President Business Development EMEA
Equinix | Netherlands

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 Builds, 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 Subsea, the deployment of 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.

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


Conference Day Two @ 14:55

Panel discussion: The era of land and sea convergence

Submarine Networks World T1
  • How are today’s demands for connectivity, resiliency and 24/7 availability affecting the way we build and locate data centres?
    • Where are the new data hubs or regional hubs of connectivity that are being developed today?
  • How does this affect the way today’s networks are designed and deployed?
    • How are technologies such as SDN changing the way bandwidth is consumed and in turn co-location pricing models?
    • What are the physical and/or commercial constraints of extending the submarine network further inland?
  • How can the subsea cable owners and data centre operators work cohesively in facilitating the new digital economy?
    • What are the foreseeable challenges (e.g. regulatory) and how can they be overcome?

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