Schneider Electric
Sabey Data Centers
QTS
KDDI | TELEHOUSE
Aquila
INTEL
Brocade
FalconStor Software GmbH
Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
Eaton
Corning Optical Communications
Siemens
Anixter
ABB
RF Code
Future Facilities
Vigilent
SearchDataCenter
BPI Network
DatacenterDynamics Magazine

About This Conference

DCD as-a-Service will bring together senior business, operations and technology professionals from the world’s major colocation, cloud, telecoms and other data center and managed service providers to discuss the future of this rapidly growing data center sector. The two-day conference program will run separate tracks on infrastructure deployment strategies, design, and operational efficiency as well as on platform interoperability, investment, and demand-side dynamics. Running alongside the conference are interactive workshops and a series of CxO roundtables.

The latest forecasts indicate that enterprise spending on outsourced data center services is set to more than double to $57billion by 2020, as in-house infrastructure comes increasingly under scrutiny. Many delivery models are competing for this expenditure and this event will become the de-facto platform where key stakeholders of an increasingly globalized sector come to discuss how they can co-operate and develop even more competitive infrastructure and services to enable the digital enterprise.

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Key Themes

Open-Data Center

Open-Data Center

Focused on the open-source and data-driven data center movement and the transition from proprietary to non-proprietary software and hardware models.

Cloud > Interoperability

Cloud > Interoperability

Focused on helping professionals understand the future of network and compute interoperability in the cloud.

Growth + Investment

Growth + Investment

Focused on helping senior executives understand the growth profiles of data center markets and verticals and how to make wise investment decisions.

Servers + Storage

Servers + Storage

Focused ‘North of the Rack’ on understanding the impact of compute, network and storage transformation on IT capacity requirements, data center design and architecture.

Power + Cooling

Power + Cooling

Focused ‘South of the Rack’ on engineering, operations and facilities management and optimizing the performance, efficiency and resilience of the critical environment.

Design + Build

Design + Build

Focused on what’s new in data center design, value engineering and construction methodologies within the emerging data center segments.

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

Headline Sponsors

Lead Sponsors

Knowledge Partners

Exhibitors

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Venue

Hilton Chicago
Hilton Chicago, South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

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