Invitation to the Annual Conference 2014 – Digital Infrastructures FrankfurtRheinMain – one step ahead

We cordially invite you to the Digital Hub Annual Conference 2014 under the patronage of the States Minister of Hessen, Mr. Tarek Al-Wazir:

Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

02:15 – approx. 08:00 pm

Event location: FIZ Frankfurter Innovationszentrum Biotechnologie GmbH, Altenhöferallee 3, 60438 Frankfurt am Main

There will be fascinating speeches by Markus Laqua (partner of BearingPoint), Sascha Lobo (author, blogger, journalist), Georg Matzner, head of division technology politics and development, information technology, telecommunication, post at the HMWEVL, Jan Schneider, department head for reform projects and the councilman of the city Frankfurt am Main, Dr. Jens Zimmermann (MdB), Member of the digital agenda committee of the Bundestag.

At the end of the event the Digital Hub Award „ZETA 2014” is awarded to honor extraordinary commitment for the digital metropolis FrankfurtRheinMain.

Companies and organizations could not apply for the prize themselves but had to be proposed by members of the association and by market experts. The nomination is made after final examination of the submitted applications and consultation of the executive board of the Digital Hub FrankfurtRheinMain e.V. in the period between February 2014 and May 2014 in Frankfurt.
The finalists of the Zeta 2014, in alphabetical order:

a) Horn & Cosifan Computersysteme GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Their nomination honors Horn & Cosifan as a special provider in Frankfurt that has been anticipating trends for their customers since 1993 and has already been effectively implementing ITK-system integration projects and the sustainable operation of ITK systems with the focus on mobile telephony solutions for years.

b) Link11 GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
The nomination honors Link11 GmbH as a special provider in Frankfurt for their merits in the improvement of global internet security. The high performant DDos-security-cloud provides intelligent and reliable worldwide protection against distributed denial of service (DDoS-) attacks, made in Frankfurt / Germany. Hereby not only known DDos-attacks on web sites or company networks are warded, but also unidentified and large volume attacks.

c) Mitcaps GmbH, Wiesbaden
The nomination honors mitcaps as a virtual network operator (VNO) for the custom-made networking of middle-sized companies of the metropolis FrankfurtRheinMain with high performance ITK-connections, instrumental in developing the Digital Hub in Germany. mitcaps contributes to the increase of networking density with main focus on Frankfurt am Main.

The jury includes Frankfurt city councillor Markus Frank, Head Department for Commerce, Sport, Safety and Fire Department (CDU), Gerhard Neidhöfer, managing director of the ACG Automation Consulting Group GmbH, Dr. Jens Zimmermann, member of the German Bundestag and of the of the Digital Agenda Committee of the Bundestag (SPD), Donald Badoux, managing director of Equinix Deutschland GmbH, as well as the entrepreneur Klaus J. Orth, founding member of the Digital Hub Frankfurt-RheinMain e.V.

Please registry free online under: www.amiando.com/JK2207
We kindly ask for your understanding that for security reasons admittance is permitted only by registration.
The office of Digital Hub FrankfurtRheinMain is available under 069-29723581 for any questions.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Annual Conference of Digital Hub 2014.
Best regards

Bernhard Pussel
Chairman of the Association