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Exa-Projects

„Digital infrastructures – the fundament of our future-oriented economy.“

What is a EXA-project?

This is an art term for a light-house project or initiative of Digital Hub FrankfurtRheinMain e.V., to shape the visibility and appreciation of the metropolitan region FrankfurtRheinMain.

What stands EXA for in this context?

The Greek term EXA reflects as unit of measurement the todays digital era in which we life due to the global data movements. Hereby EXA stands for a trillion, one 1 with 18 zeros. Nearly 1 exabit of data is currently moved on one day in Frankfurt as this metropolis represents an important anchor point of global data movement.

What is the purpose of EXA-projects?

We are convinced that digital infrastructures represent the conditio-sine-qua-non of our economy and our society. Without that, nobody can anymore act sustainably and successfully.

A digital hub provides effective instruments to produce economic growth, to increase the productivity in the region, to sustainably develop employments and employability and to enhance life’s quality.

With a potential of at least one percentage point to the increase of the gross domestic product digital infrastructures demonstrably offer a solid basis to prosperity and growth not only during good times. We recognize that digital infrastructures play a central role at the development of our society. This applies to FrankfurtRheinMain and shall be demonstrated also by light-house projects and initiatives.

What are examples for EXA-projects?

2014

Introduction of Digital Hub Who is

The current provider index of „digital infrastructures“ to increase the transparency for users and providers

Installation of Digital Hub Zones

Today countless achievements are the result of technological progresses which have been made possible by the digital infrastructure supply. At a Digital Hub Zone, a digital room is establish at members and at events to show how digital infrastructures effect.

2013

Digital Hub Study

The activities to promote our metropolitan region as international control center of worldwide business connections find internationally merits and recognition. The success of realization of the last years shows that the future lay on the connection between digital and real worlds.