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SAVE THE DATE: 7x24 Exchange LMR May 17 Event

  • CyrusOne 2905 Diehl Road Aurora, IL, 60502 United States (map)

Please join us on May 17, 2018 for the 7 x 24 Exchange LMR Quarterly Event.  

Topic: The 5th Generation Network – “The Age of Connectivity”

A new digital evolution will soon change how business is currently being done…again.  5G can be surmised as the bringing together of the virtual world with the human world. Things are now being connected directly to one another and interchanging information in real time allowing for new technologies to interact in ways never possible before and the impact will be experienced by every industry. Cars and trucks will be virtually connected to roads and distribution; doctors to robots and directly to their patients; augmented reality technology will help people play, shop, learn and explore wherever they are. All of this and much more will require a massive increase in the level of connectivity and 5G is the next generation technology making billions of new connections possible, and making those connections secure and instantaneous.

Please join 7 x 24 in a panel discussion with local wireless communication professionals on how mobile telecommunication networks expect to grow, support this huge undertaking, describe the challenges they expect to encounter and how all of this will create growth to cloud computing and the data center industry.

Confirmed Panel board:

Panel Discussion Moderated by Juan Vasquez, CyrusOne- Director, Design & Construction

Jaime Brown – CyrusOne Consultant; Previously with Virtu Trading -Jamie is an independant consultant currently working with Cyrus One developing a new solution for radio termination at the Aurora IL facility.  Over the last 5 years Jamie has held roles at Virtu Financial and Teza Technologies where he developed proprietary wireless networks on a global scale and managed the Telecom and Data Center Vendor relationships.   

Prior to his time in the Financial industry Jame spent 19 years in the Telecom industry Starting in New Zealand with Telecom New Zealand, then moving to the UK and finally settling in the USA with Colt, along the way becoming a recognized industry expert in Ultra Low Latency networks and wireless point to point communication.

Anton Kapela CTO of EdgeMicro, Corp. - Anton is CTO and founder of EdgeMicro and is an energetic, broadly experienced technology executive focused on developing and deploying high-value, cutting-edge communication networks.

Prior to joining EdgeMicro, he spent ten years serving as the CTO and partner at 5NINES LLC. Anton has become internationally recognized as a uniquely gifted expert in wireless networking.

Anton has applied his insights most famously in the realm of inter-provider routing security, where he was featured in a 2008 WIRED article titled Revealed: The Internet’s Biggest Security Hole. He’s also pioneered ultra-low-latency radio communication for high-frequency trading firms.

As a principal at Windy Apple Technologies Inc., he designed, deployed, and operated a point-to-point, long-haul microwave network, spanning the 700+ mile distance between Chicago and New York City. Previously, the only other company to deploy a terrestrial microwave network of this scale was AT&T.

Anton’s past experience includes technical system discovery and intellectual property valuation for M&A in the web hosting, ISP and mobile network operator industries.

Paul Norkus - Paul is pushing the boundaries of product marketing for Nokia the way Nokia is pushing the boundaries of 5G. He has an MBA from Olivet Nazarene University and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

Thomas Maxwell- Sr. Manager, Operations Business Development at Aviat Networks

Rohit Bhat -  Rohit is the Leader of Financial Services for Google Cloud in the central region working with trading firms, retail banks, insurance companies, and exchanges. Prior to Google, Rohit was at EMC for 10 years focused on enabling enterprises leverage technologies that accelerated next generation application development and intelligent infrastructure.  Rohit is a masters graduate from Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering and resides in downtown Chicago.

Location:  CyrusOne at their Aurora 1 location -  2805 Diehl Rd, Aurora, IL 60502


5 PM Cocktail Hour

6 PM Panel Discussion

7 PM Hor d'oeuvre's & Tours

8:30 PM Event Concludes