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The Data Center Industry Set to Gather at Data Center World in April in Los Angeles

By CIOReview | Monday, March 6, 2017

WEST CHESTER, OH: Data Center World, the global conference for data center, facilities and IT professionals, is set to host the data center industry April 3-6, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Data Center World offers premier education, networking and the broadest access to best-in-class vendors. Designed to help data center and IT infrastructure professionals with challenging issues, Data Center World presents top-quality knowledge without bias toward a specific vendor product or service. Click here to register.

“As businesses evolve, the data center is evolving with them. New service demands and technology developments are placing unprecedented pressure on data facilities, which must adapt to meet a new business challenges. Data Center World is the perfect place for data center professionals to get new education and learn about new technologies to transform their data centers. We look forward to bringing the industry together this spring,” said Tom Roberts, President, AFCOM.

The Data Center World Conference Program offers the most comprehensive and high quality education of any other data center conference. The vendor-neutral program is made up of seven tracks with more than 100 sessions. Topics include cutting edge trends, operations, security & risk management and leadership strategy.

On Tuesday, April 4, Kevin Mitnick will present the Main Stage keynote and will shed light on ways companies can protect themselves from malicious hacking attempts. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Mitnick is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. Mitnick and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100% successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.

Additional keynotes include:

  • On Tuesday, April 4, Kushagra Vaid, General Manager, Azure Cloud Hardware Infrastructure, Microsoft Corp. will present “Open Source Hardware Development at Cloud Speed.”
  • On April 5, 2017, Peter Ferris, Sr. Vice President, Office of the CEO, Equinix will present “The Power of Interconnection—Delivering on The Promise of the Cloud.”
  • On April 6, 2017 Daniel Hokanson, Lieutenant General - Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau will present “Your National Guard: Adapting to Meet Future Challenges.”

In addition to the Conference Program, the Exhibit Hall, which is open April 5-6, 2017, features over 200 exhibitors showcasing all aspects of the data center.

This year, Data Center World will be co-located with HostingCon and will feature an expanded exhibit hall that combines the best of both conferences exhibitors. Attendees will be able to discover even more products and services than ever before and have the chance to make more connections.

Registration for Data Center World can be found at