Data Center Fall Conference Season: Schedule, What You Need to Know

By GIXnews


We’re now into the busiest part of the data center conference season. Here’s a quick reference guide to some of the major conferences, along with some insights on how to have a successful event, as either an attendee or a speaker. Remember that you can always find the latest conference schedule at the DCF Data Center Events Calendar.

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Here’s a look at the busy schedule of upcoming data center conferences:

DCD Colo + Cloud Dallas: This event is scheduled for Oct. 21-22 at the Fairmont in downtown Dallas, and pulls together the most senior decision makers from the world of colocation, cloud and telco data centers to discuss how the next generation of Infrastructure-as-a-service will be designed, built and interconnected.
DICE Local NJ: This half-day event in Carlstadt is sponsored by Bisnow and will be held at the Sungard Availability facility. The event will explore market conditions in New Jersey and trends in data center design and construction.
7×24 Exchange Fall Conference: The theme is “The New Horizon: End to End Reliability in Mission-Critical Facilities” as 7×24 convenes Oct. 27-20 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. A highlight on Oct. 29 will be the celebration of the first Annual International Data Center Day, designed to create awareness of the data center industry and to inspire the next generation of talent. Learn the various ways industry professionals can participate and shape the future of the industry.
Edge Congress: The second edition of this event from Broad Group will be held Nov. 5-6 at the Fair Market in Austin, Texas. Edge Congress will focus on every aspect of edge computing, from integration with telecommunications networks and 5G connections, to its role in machine learning and automated vehicles.
Marketplace Live: This event, presented by Digital Realty on Nov. 7 in New York, is the “unconference” connecting the community that builds the cloud, network, and internet infrastructure within the tech ecosystem.
Digital Infra Montreal: This conference in Montreal, Quebec on Nov. 12, 2019 at Le Westin Montreal hotel, is the first conference presented by Digital Infra Partners, which is led by Dan Scarborough and Phillip Brooks, veterans of the DatacenterDynamics DCD conference team.
CAPRE Texas Data Center Summit: The theme is ” Cloud, Cybersecurity & The Future” at this event, which will be held Nov. 13-14 in Austin, Texas. The Nov. 14 conference will kick off with a keynote from Bo Bond of JLL, followed by a presentation by Compass Datacenters CEO Chris Crosby.
The Great Northwest Cloud Summit: This CAPRE conference focuses on “Hyperscale, Colocation, Edge & Beyond,” and is set for Nov. 20-22 in Seattle. The multi-day event will kick-off with an opening workshop and data center tour, concluding the day with an evening reception. The full-day conference will take place on day two at the scenic Columbia Tower Club. The third day will feature a concluding workshop and and boat cruise on Puget Sound.
Gartner IT Infrastructure, Ops & Cloud Strategies Conference: Gartner’s annual event in Las Vegas will be Dec. 9-12 at the Venetian. Gartner says the traditional data center may be waning, but IT infrastructure and operations — increasingly digital and distributed — aren’t going away. See how to accelerate innovation and agility in a hybrid world and enable your organization’s digital future

Source:: Data Center Frontier