October 2017 - Cloud Computing | Networks | Interconnection

Accessing Diverse Cloud Services and Securing Business Critical Applications

Moving into the cloud offers companies enormous potential for cost savings and simplifying their company IT. At the same time, the cloud can pose its own risk, as companies need to be able to guarantee that their business-critical applications will have uninterrupted availability. In this modern business environment, simplifying access to the cloud is a logical step to support all players in the digital economy. dotmagazine spoke to Dr. Thomas King from DE-CIX about bringing Internet and cloud service providers together, and offering enterprises secure solutions.


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Dr. Thomas King is Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at DE-CIX since 2016. He started his career as Member of Technical Staff at DE-CIX in 2008. After a stint at 1&1 Internet AG and founding a startup company called audriga, Dr. King re-joined DE-CIX as Head of Research & Development in 2014 and was promoted in 2016 to the newly-created position of Chief Innovation Officer at DE-CIX.

Thomas King received an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany in 2004, and a Ph.D. degree at the chair of Computer Networks from the University of Mannheim in 2008.