Feature "Internet Industry"
doteditorial September 2017
“Interplay”, the September 2017 issue of dotmagazine, explores a wide range of Internet industry topics, from the burning issue of how national law is extending past its borders and encroaching on global cyberspace, to blockchain, the evolution of interconnection, and the data center market.
Feature "Smart City"
No Smart City Without the Internet
Concepts for smart cities are designed to help deal with the problems of ever-growing cities. The Internet – especially the Internet of Things – takes a key role in this development. Why this is the case and what the potential of the Smart City is for the economy is explained in interview by eco CEO Harald A. Summa.
Feature "Company Security"
Blockchain & IoT: Blockchain’s Most Exciting Prospects Have Nothing To Do With Money
The most prominent example of what blockchain can do are currencies such as bitcoin. It is, arguably, also the most boring example — not because blockchain is boring, which it isn’t, but because money is boring. As Mathias Röckel explains, the more exciting prospects have to do with traditional industries – and the creation of new business models.
Feature "Digital Transformation"
The Evolution of Interconnection into Business Strategy
With the digital transformation of countless ecosystems, the strategic role of interconnection is becoming a clear competitive advantage for companies from all sectors. This, in turn, drives the evolution of services and communication for infrastructure providers. Stephan Rohloff, CMO at DE-CIX, talks to dotmagazine about the changing interconnection landscape, and customer communication.
Feature "Doing Business in Germany"
What Does “Made in Germany” Mean In The Digital Age?
Initially meant as a warning, the term “Made in Germany” quickly became a label signaling quality. Today, Germany still lives off its engineers and craftsmanship – but in the digital age, old industries have to embrace new technologies to live up to their image. Mathias Röckel explains.