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Monday, October 22
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
End User Xchange Forum

Designed to encourage in-depth discussion and debate on the latest challenges in data center planning, design and operation, topics will include: trends in infrastructure design resiliency, energy efficient design and operational practices, capacity planning and management, and the day-to-day challenges in managing data center operations. The moderator will guide the discussion with the use of […]

Monday, October 22
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Solving Critical Colocation Challenges at a Global Scale

As colocation providers expand their footprints into new regions around the world, a multifaceted set of challenges are encountered, including delivering standard solutions and configurations, flexibility to meet the needs of customers of all sizes, and offering predictable & economical TCO to customers. All of these challenges are then intensified by the breakneck speed of […]

Anita Tarab
Global Director for Sustainability, Environment, Health and Safety
Google Data Centers

Tuesday, October 23 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Panel: Leveraging Technology & Metrics for Smarter, Safer Jobsites (session) Anita is the Global Director of Sustainability, Environment, Health and Safety, for Google Data Centers. She is responsible for assuring the health and safety of employees and contractors at all Google Data Centers as well construction sites […]

Monday, October 22
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Breakout A:
Financial Tools to Accomplish Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects

As a diligent data center operator, you’ve optimized many parts of your facility but what happens when you have worthwhile energy-efficiency projects that do not meet the financial criteria of your CFO? Many data centers have picked their low-hanging fruit and the remaining projects are still worthwhile, but their paybacks do not meet the threshold […]

Monday, October 22
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Breakout B:
Yesterday, Today Tomorrow: A Quantum Leap Needed

It’s easy to recognize the physical changes within a data center and the evolution of client-driven demands: from yesterday’s enterprise solutions to today’s colocation models, to tomorrow’s edge computing and hybrid cloud solutions. Yet, as the physical infrastructure and complexities of managing data continue to evolve, the industry must also recognize the quantum leap needed […]