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Unmute Yourself: What we will be talking about in 2021 - Live Event Replay

Updated: Jul 8, 2022

The trends that will shape the data centre industry in 2021.

On Thursday 11th Jan 2021, Host in Ireland hosted an event that discussed the trends that will shape the data centre industry in 2021.

Joined by almost 100 guests from across 40 Host In Ireland partner companies, the 90 minute live event dug deep into the discussions of what lies ahead and what trends will dominate this year.

Watch the replay below:


About Rich Miller

Rich writes about the places where the Internet lives, telling the story of data centers and the people who build them. As the editor of Data Center Frontier, Rich does in-depth reporting and interviews the CEOs, managers and data center professionals that are on the forefront of the data center industry and the cutting-edge of cloud computing. Drawing upon his 19 years of experience covering the data center sector, he provides news and insights on the key trends, facilities and thought leaders driving the next phase of the Internet’s growth.

In 2005, Rich founded Data Center Knowledge, the leading news site for the data center and cloud computing business. He built the site from a one-man startup into an essential resource hub reaching more than 200,000 data center professionals every month. Data Center Knowledge was acquired by iNET Interactive in 2012 and is now part of the Penton family of media properties.

Prior to moving online, Rich worked in print media for two decades, directing coverage of investigative journalism and enterprise reporting projects at daily newspapers in New Jersey. He also served as Business Editor, Religion & Values reporter, and newsroom technology director during his time at The Home News and The Trenton Times. Rich started his journalism career on the sports desk at The Princeton Packet group.

When not visiting data centers, Rich volunteers with his church and non-profits in Central New Jersey, and enjoys spending time with his wife Colleen and their two sons.

You can follow Rich on Twitter or connect via LinkedIn or Email


About Michael Winterson

Board Member, EUDCA & Managing Director Equinix (Services), Equinix. Winterson joined Equinix in September 2007 through the acquisition of IXEurope. During his time at Equinix, Michael held the positions of both Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Sales, before moving into his current role as Managing Director Equinix (Services). He created the EMEA Business Development team to align with Equinix’s Strategy, Services and Innovation division.

Before working in Equinix, Michael was part of the start-up management team of IXEurope, which began in 2000. He brings over nearly two decades of data centre services experience and held various senior positions in-country management, sales and marketing.

Before IXEurope, Michael was involved in two other technology start-ups in Europe that were eventually sold to the US and Japanese companies.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and French from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in International Economics from the Graduate Institute – Geneva.

Michael is a board member of the European Data Centre Association and Director of their Policy Committee. He also is a board member of the charity group New Life Nyambene.




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