The 2022 Conference Program has been announced by Data Center World, a global conference for data center facilities and IT professionals. The four-day program provides technology professionals with knowledge and education to prepare them for a rapidly changing technology ecosystem. Data Center World, AFCOM’s annual worldwide event, will be held in Austin, Texas, from March 28 to March 31, 2022.
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“The data center industry is changing. Technologies and practices that were once considered cutting-edge are becoming mainstream in data centers of all sizes,” said Liz Cruz, Conference Director, Data Center World. “AI-enabled analytics, intelligent monitoring, liquid cooling, smart-grid ready UPS, lithium-ion batteries, automation and even robotics are changing the game and allowing data centers to operate more efficiently. Data center managers are now required to learn, evaluate and act quickly all while facing a skills shortage and hiring challenges. Attending Data Center World is the perfect opportunity for data center managers to accelerate learning and share best practices.”
Edge computing, colocation, hyperscale, predictive analytics, 5G, DCIM, cloud, AI, sustainability, and more are among the topics covered by the 2022 Conference Program, which includes more than 70 sessions from more than 100 speakers, keynote presentations from industry thought leaders, case studies, and workshops. The publisher of Data Center World is Informa Tech.
2022 conference program tracks include:
- Emerging Data Center Technologies
- Colocation, Hosting and Cloud Innovation
- Design, Build, Operate, Control
- Data Center Essential
- Sustainability & Mission Critical Facilities Management
Key highlights of Data Center World 2022 would include the following:
There will be over 100 exhibitors demonstrating the newest industrial solutions in the Exhibit Hall. Virginia Transformer, Honeywell, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, Raritan, Armstrong Fluid Technology, Atlas Oil Company, BGIS, and PacketFabric are among this event’s exhibitors.
On March 28, 2022, Data Center World will conduct its inaugural Analyst Summit, Data Center 2025. The one-day conference inside a conference, hosted by global technology research firm Omdia, will include top cloud and data center analysts delivering in-depth interactive sessions covering significant cloud and data center trends. This Summit’s registration will start in mid-January. A copy of the Data Center Trends to Watch 2022 report will be given to all attendees.
A Data Center Startup Challenge during the event will pit data center technology startups against one another, with judges determining which firms have the highest chance of succeeding. Submissions must be received by January 28, 2022.
Data Center World will also provide data center professionals with a plethora of networking options.
“This year’s program will feature many exciting and innovative topics. We’ll be discussing new design concepts, how sustainability will be impacting investment, debt and architecture, and we’ll even dive into new data-driven data center management solutions,” said Bill Kleyman as Program Chair for Data Center World. “For those attending, this will be an amazing chance to take industry-leading knowledge back to your organization. Senior teams, engineers, executives and other data center experts can apply the emerging concepts to be discussed at Data Center World to their business. This is an amazing chance to our industry to come together, learn, network and grow.”
Data Center World continues to monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Covid-19 advice in order to create a safe and healthy environment for all Data Center World attendees. Enhanced safeguards will be put in place in compliance with state and local rules, as well as the CDC’s recommendations.
Data Center World 2022, which will be held in Austin, Texas from March 28 to 31, 2022, is already accepting registrations. Here is where you may sign up.