Schneider Electric
Aquila
QTS
Sabey Data Centers
Telehouse
Brocade
FalconStor Software GmbH
INTEL
ABB
Anixter
Corning Optical Communications
Eaton
Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
Siemens
Future Facilities
RF Code
Vigilent
BPI Network
DatacenterDynamics Magazine
SearchDataCenter

About This Conference

DCD as-a-Service will bring together senior business, operations and technology professionals from the world’s major colocation, cloud, telecoms and other data center and managed service providers to discuss the future of this rapidly growing data center sector. The two-day conference program will run separate tracks on infrastructure deployment strategies, design, and operational efficiency as well as on platform interoperability, investment, and demand-side dynamics. Running alongside the conference are interactive workshops and a series of CxO roundtables.

The latest forecasts indicate that enterprise spending on outsourced data center services is set to more than double to $57billion by 2020, as in-house infrastructure comes increasingly under scrutiny. Many delivery models are competing for this expenditure and this event will become the de-facto platform where key stakeholders of an increasingly globalized sector come to discuss how they can co-operate and develop even more competitive infrastructure and services to enable the digital enterprise.

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What's On

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THE DATACENTERDYNAMICS NORTH AMERICAN AWARDS

These awards recognize innovation, leadership, and best practice.  New categories and a new entry system have been designed to keep the awards relevant, while a new judging process ensures that the best contenders in all areas are honored.  Don't miss out on the North American data center sector's "Oscars" being held on December 1, 2015 at Capitale in NYC.  Click here for more information.

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ENHANCE YOUR EVENT EXPERIENCE WITH OUR APP!

Access the attendee list before, during, and after the event, and schedule face-to-face appointments with attending buyers/sellers. Map out your schedule, booths you want to visit, and the sessions you want to attend, all from the convenience of your smartphone! Register your place today and download the app now! 

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FINAL SHOWDOWN: 10 (OR SO) REALLY BIG IDEAS SCRUM + DRINKS

EDGY. FUN. PROVOCATIVE. FORWARD-LOOKING. OUTRAGEOUS. A HOOT! (BUT SERIOUS STUFF.) WOW, THAT’S CRAZY!

That’s how this Conference closer keynote SCRUM, audience open-mic session and reception have been described by invited panelists themselves. 
At around 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 28th

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THE DATA CENTER EVENT THAT EMBRACES CROSS-DISCIPLINE COLLABORATION

StackingIT is a new event concept that pulls together data center professionals responsible for the fabric, the rack infrastructure and the critical environment, and empowers them to create more intelligent and free-flowing IT infrastructure that takes the industry closer to the promise of Software Defined Data Centers.

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FIND THE LATEST SOLUTIONS IN OUR EXPO HALL

Some professionals attend DCD Converged purely for the diversity of data center technology and services providers that can be found on the expo floor. Save yourself valuable time by engaging with the latest innovations in the market first hand, or book an appointment with one of the solution providers before you come using the ‘Datacenter Buyers Club’ tool available on our new event App.

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FOCUSED CONFERENCE TRACKS THAT GIVE YOU THE INSIDE LINE

Alongside our multi-track conference program we run interactive seminars and round tables that drill down into the many need-to-know topics for the modern data center professional. Our panel discussions and fireside chats cover what’s actually happening in the market. It’s all designed to totally engage an information and ideas-hungry audience – so you leave a DCD conference armed with all the knowledge to succeed in your next project.

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Hilton Chicago
Hilton Chicago, South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

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