Informa Tech’s global conference for data center, facilities and IT infrastructure professionals, Data Center World, has announced a complimentary virtual conference taking place on May 20th that will feature a unique variety of group discussions, speaker presentations, and exhibitor demonstrations. The physical Data Center World is planned to be held August 24-27, 2020 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Topics will span workforce issues, security, business uptime, and automation to arm attendees with the most up-to-date ideas and technologies for ensuring optimal data center uptime.
“As we all work as one community to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on our society and business operations, we recognize the importance of continuing to share knowledge and innovative ideas to keep our industry on pace,” said Brian Gillooly, Content Director of Data Center World. “We are excited to host a virtual program that brings attendees directly into the conversation.”
The virtual Data Center World event will kick off with a keynote presentation from Bill Kleyman, EVP of Digital Solutions at Switch. The presentation will highlight key findings from the ‘State of the Data Center Industry Report’. Attendees can then tune in to four expert panels to discuss business continuity and disaster recovery for the data center. Topics include:
- Data Center Management and the Essential Workforce
- Using Automation to Cut Capex and OPEX Costs in the Data Center
- New Strategies for Ensuring Security in Today’s Data Center
- Business Continuity Planning for the Next Unprecedented Shock
This virtual event will also feature up to 10 technology pavilions showcasing more than 50 solution providers. Attendees would have the opportunity to connect with leading vendors to view demonstrations and determine the best technology to fit their needs.
Informa Tech is a provider of integrated research, media, training and events to the global technology community. With more than 600 employees, the company is operating in more than 20 markets.