Sponsors – 2016

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Bigstep Metal Cloud provides every organization with the ability to instantly create a private bare-metal cloud for big data workloads, as a natural extension of the on-premises environment. Bigstep users can quickly set up and deploy complex big data projects through the intuitive drag & drop interface, or by using architectural Blueprints tailored to specific use cases.

Bigstep Metal Cloud enables companies to cut through the clutter of setting up complex big data architectures, by combining the security and performance of bare metal with the elasticity and self-service capabilities of the cloud.

Influencer Sponsor


MapR enables organizations to create disruptive advantage and long-term value from their data with the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, which delivers distributed processing, real-time analytics, and enterprise-grade requirements across cloud and on-premise environments–while leveraging the significant ongoing development in open source technologies including Spark and Hadoop.  A majority of customers achieves payback in fewer than 12 months and realizes greater than 5X ROI.  MapR ensures customer success through world-class professional services and with free on-demand training. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures.


Google Cloud Platform lets you build, test and deploy applications on Google’s highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure. Google Cloud Platform offers computing, storage and application services for web, mobile, and backend solutions. Customers include Spotify, Snapchat, Ocado, and Feedly. For more information visit https://cloud.google.com/why-google/


Exterion Media is Europe’s largest privately held Out-of-Home advertising business. Engaging consumers on the move and using wide-ranging insight tools, it delivers valuable, relevant audiences to advertisers. Its diverse inventory formats and environments, both classic and digital, include transport (London Underground, bus, rail) billboards, street furniture, and retail. 

Exterion Media believes in making the everyday inspirational – by putting the right content, in front of the right people, at the right time and in the right location, Exterion Media transforms ordinary journeys into extraordinary experiences.

With operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, The Netherlands and Spain, Exterion Media works with a global portfolio of partners to engage and deliver audiences on a local and multi-country scale.

Impact Sponsors


media140 is a leading innovator in developing global communities through engaging events, exhibitions and experiences. They bring people together to form communities of interest in science, media and technology.

media140 has a unique history set apart from other event companies in that it delivers its own projects and events, spanning science, media and technology across the globe. Since media140’s very first event in May 2009, they have produced 30+ of their own curated events. Renowned for their attention to detail and level of professionalism, media140 events have always been at the cutting edge of exploring the political, economic and technological opportunities facing society.


Launched in 2014, Frontiers in ICT aims to provide a comprehensive platform for every subfield within computer science. The journal encourages submissions in the areas of algorithms, quantum computing, distributed and parallel computing, computer architecture, and software engineering, and welcomes studies that tie these subjects to the realms in which they have wider social, psychological and economic ramifications. It therefore encompasses such specialties as big data, mobile and ubiquitous computing, digital education, human-computer interaction, and computer and network security.

Frontiers is a community-rooted open-access publisher that uses technology to radically improve the publishing process. Established by scientists in 2007, Frontiers drives innovations in peer review, article-level metrics, post-publication review, democratic evaluation, research networking and a growing ecosystem of open-science tools. The “Frontiers in” journal series has published 50,000 peer-reviewed articles across 57 journals and more than 440 academic specialties, which receive 6 million monthly views, and are supported by over 300,000 leading researchers worldwide. In 2014, Frontiers won the ALPSP Innovation in Publishing Award. For more information, visit: www.frontiersin.org

Media Partners


Datafloq is the One-Stop Source for Big Data, creating the Big Data ecosystem by connecting all stakeholders within the global Big Data market. Here organizations can find a Big Data technology vendor for their Big Data strategy and where they can find the right Big Data talent. The platform also provides valuable knowledge around Big Data, including trends, best practices, organizational advice, events and trainings. The objective of Datafloq is to spur the global understanding and application of Big Data in order to drive innovation and growth.


Technology for Marketing (TFM) will return 28-29 September at Olympia London. TFM is where you can find the right technology to transform your marketing and grow your business. You can expect to meet over 100 marketing tech providers – the widest range at any UK event, as well as the opportunity to network with over 8,000 other senior marketers.

Watch 8 keynotes from those leading the way in marketing and technology – see innovators and disruptors across 5 conference theatres, giving you practical tips and takeaways on everything from automation to SEO. Ensure your place and register now.


O’Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, research, and tech conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, O’Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.   Presented by O’Reilly and Cloudera, Strata + Hadoop World helps you put big data, cutting-edge data science, and new business fundamentals to work. The London event will take place 22-25th May 2017.


Keeping busy executives up to date with reports on the latest IT trends, presenting views from expert analysts and solution providers, EM360° offers specialist coverage making it the comprehensive guide for all aspects of organisational IT. With an established medium for editorial and online resources, we serve a global audience of C-level executives, management and IT practitioners, informing them of the latest developments in their industries.


Business Review Webinars is an online thought leadership platform delivering high level presentations to our global communities within Supply Chain & Packaging, Energy, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Technology, Telecom and Life Science industries. Our webinar services allow organizations to interact with industry professionals worldwide through an innovative online platform. Furthermore, it aids to increase your network alongside a number of distinguished contributors with which you will be able to interact with and potentially earn new contacts.

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