Agenda

September 26 2017

Time Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Hall 4
9:00 AM

Opening plenary: The open, software-defined, “digital factory of the future” (hint: It’s likely in colo)

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9:30 AM
10:10 AM

Plenary panel: Telecom rising

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10:50 AM

MORNING COFFEE & SOLUTION STAGES

11:40 AM

The future of Data Center-as-a-Service

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CDNs and web hosting at the network edge

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How power and cooling innovation could drastically alter the economics of data center design

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The US data center market: The past, present and future

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12:15 PM

Why cloud computing is requiring us to rethink resiliency at the edge

  • Kevin Brown, Schneider Electric
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Liquid cooling at scale? How close (or far) are we?

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Securing and accessing data between on-premise and cloud environments

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12:50 PM

Adaptable, scalable, highly monitored and autonomously optimized power and cooling

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Structured cabling design for large IT/service provider data centers

  • David Kozischek, Corning Optical Communications
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Obtaining assurance and compliance from third-party service providers

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The debate: Cloud vs colocation

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1:25 PM

LUNCH BREAK & SOLUTION STAGE

3:00 PM

Hybrid uninterruptible power supply

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The next frontier for infrastructure management – Optimizing for security and business sustainability

  • Shay Demmons, BASELAYER
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Unified security in multi-tenant environments

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Multi-tenant data center solutions: Enterprise to colocation migration

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3:40 PM

The open-sourced (telco) transition to cloud

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Colo data center design strategies for cloud-scale computing. One size, one way does not fit all

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Examining the key role DevOps is playing in delivering robust hybrid cloud environments – IT services and client perspectives

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Panel: The cloud transition and why it's confusing

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4:20 PM

Are AWS, Google and Microsoft streaking ahead in the cloud interoperability race? How can you adopt a software-defined approach and is the term “hybrid cloud” redundant?

  • Shane Painter, Zayo Group
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Panel: Are MSPs the key to successfully managing digital transformation?

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5:00 PM

Plenary panel: Big ideas and 2020 crystal ball - end of conference round up

  • Dave Copps, Brainspace Corp
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