INCON CASE STUDY

2014 INCON Digital Infrastructure Award winners darmstadtium

 

The darmstadtium was selected from an outstanding group of award entries which included
many major international convention centres from all around the world.

This best practice case study provides details on how darmstadtium was selected to
win the 2014 award with a focus on the following distinguishing features:

1. Unrivalled connection speed and reliability

2. Security and ease of administration

3. Qualified support staff

KEY FACTS ABOUT DARMSTADTIUM:

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES:

 

Digital infrastructure features of darmstadtium

In cooperation with Darmstadt University of Technology, the darmstadtium provides an internet connection with up to 10 gigabits per second. A high-performance internal backbone is operated to guarantee reliability.

In addition, the darmstadtium provides its customers with IPv6 support and VLAN technology to establish individual customer networks throughout the building. The darmstadtium has implemented the latest wireless standard 802.11ac which allows among other things higher data transfer rates of up to 600 mbit/s as well as an improved wireless range compared to the current wireless technology. The system is also downward compatible to existing wireless technologies.

The darmstadtium takes up the global megatrend connectivity and offers organizers and guests excellent in-house coverage in terms of mobile network connection of UMTS and LTE in all areas of the building, including the underground parking.

darmstadtium achieves consistently outstanding customer satisfaction ratings of

 1.0

RANGE: 1.0 (excellent) - 6.0 (poor)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES:

darmstadtium First Class Service

One of the unique

features of this venue

is the ability to replicate

the customer’s own

network environment

by establishing a coded

VPN Gateway allowing

the customer to send

and receive data exactly

the same way as from

their private company network.

Due to the individual support and first class service provided by in-house IT specialists, darmstadtium is perfectly designed for demanding user conferences.

Thus there is no need to rent hardware and time can be saved on set-up and dismantling. The client simply arrives and takes over a fast, secure, fully functional and fully tested network.

The venue also has the capacity to provide premium IT products like V-LAN or branded IP addresses which allow customers to individually name their network according to their corporate identity.

CLIENT FEEDBACK:

Experiences of hosting an event with darmstadtium

AWARD WINNERS:

2014 Finalists

WINNER:

darmstadtium

RUNNER-UP:

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
(First runner-up)

Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
(Second runner-up)

AWARD COMMENTARY:

AWARD INTERVIEWS:

James Latham, International Meetings Review interviews
Inge Hanser, Co-Chair INCON and Michael Cordt, darmstadtium (2014 winner) at IMEX Frankfurt

ABOUT THE AWARD:

Does your venue have what it takes?

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GENERAL ENQUIRIES

For more information, please contact:

Angela Guillemet
Executive Director, INCON
E: angela@incon-pco.com

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