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Attendance Builds for 4th Annual Southwest Data Center Summit in Phoenix; Join 400+ Active Data Center & Connectivity Executives on November 9-10
City of Phoenix, eBay, Greater Phoenix Economic Council Join 4th Annual Southwest Data Center Summit: Join Active Executives in Arizona, Southern California & Nevada; Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities

PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data center development, investment and connectivity opportunities will be in focus at The Fourth Annual Southwest Data Center Summit, the high-level market intelligence and networking event that will be held on November 9-10 in Phoenix. 400+ data center developers, investors, capital sources, engineers, architects and end-users for important discussion, debate and networking.

** Agenda Coverage **

  • Comparing and Contrasting National and Southwest Data Center Markets
  • Data Center End-User Analysis: Defining and Migrating to the Cloud Amid the Myriad of Other Options, Including Custom Design-Build
  • Enterprise End-User Case Study: It Takes a Community to Build a Data Center: The Vision, Purpose and Actualization of the SRPMIC Data Center
  • State of the Market: Comparing & Contrasting Success Stories and Embracing New Challenges, Including: Customization, IoE, Industry Consolidation and Security Concerns
  •  The Maturing Data Center Industry: Renewed M&A Activity, Valuation of the Data Center Operation & the Impact of Cross-Regional International Demand
  • New Construction, Development & Future-Proofing the Data Center Asset: Protect the Investment
  • Enabling New Design of Data Centers Today & Tomorrow: In Pursuit of the "Model Data Center," and Innovative Solutions to Maximize Existing Infrastructure Including Fiber and Interconnects
  • The Impact of Emerging & Tertiary Markets & Site Selection: Analysis of the Methodology of New Development and Incentives Tied to Rising Submarkets
  • Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities: Interconnectivity, Developer Site-Selection, Integration of the Cloud and Adoption of the Open IX Model in the U.S.
  • Innovations in Data Center Energy Efficiency: Balancing Risks and Rewards of Next Generation Data Center Cooling Designs
  • Cybersecurity Challenges & the Realities of Security in a Data Rack: What Every Data Center Owner, Operator & End-User Should Know in Today's Environment

** Special Group Discount: Register Two or More Attendees and Save 33% **

** Advance registration to expire on Thursday, 10/29 **

View detailed agenda and registration information >


** Confirmed Speakers **

  • Mark Bauer, Managing Director/National Director – Data Center Solutions (DCS) Group, Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Burges, President, DATASITE
  • Chris Camacho, President & CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • James Dinan, President & CEO, Bel-Aire Mechanical, Inc.
  • Thomas Doherty, COO, Aligned Data Centers
  • Don Doyle, Lead Principal Engineer, National Facilities, T-Mobile, USA
  • Victor Goodman, CEO, Corporate Colocation, Inc.
  • Jim Gromberg, Metro Area Business Development Representative, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
  • Scott Huguenin, Solutions Director – SOUTHWEST, Digital Realty
  • Rashad Kawmy, Vice President – Leveraged Finance, CapitalSource
  • Jim Kerrigan, Managing Principal, North American Data Centers
  • Mark Kidd, SVP & GM, Data Centers, Iron Mountain
  • Miles Loo, Jr., Executive Director – Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield
  • James Lowey, Vice President – Technology, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
  • Christine Mackay, Director – Community and Economic Development, City of Phoenix
  • Ian McClarty, President, PhoenixNAP
  • Patrick Mullaney, Senior Network Specialist, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
  • Ryan Oro, Vice President, General Management, Coresite
  • Chris Orlando, Co-Founder & CSMO, ScaleMatrix
  • Michael Ortiz, Associate Vice President, Technology Solutions Group | West Region, Colliers International
  • Michael D. Rechtin, Jr., Partner, Baker & McKenzie
  • John Regan, Vice President, Data Center Division, Carter Validus Advisors
  • Michael Silla, Senior Vice President, Mission Critical COE, Skanska USA Building, Inc.
  • Josh Snowhorn, Vice President & GM of Interconnection, CyrusOne
  • Robert F. Sty, PE, SCPM, LEED AP, Principal, SmithGroupJJR
  • Heather Swanson, P.E., Senior Construction Manager, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
  • Spencer Viernes, Global Counsel, eBay
  • Mike Vignato, Executive Vice President, The ANTARA Group
  • Neil Walker, Director of Procurement, Limelight Networks
  • Scott Youngs, CIO, Key Information Systems, Inc.
  • Andreas Zoll, Vice President, Engineering & Product Development, BASELAYER Technology, LLC

View detailed agenda and registration information >


250+ have already registered, as of October 25, 2015; 350+ are expected.

  • Active Power
  • Air Enterprises
  • Aligned Data Centers
  • API Systems Group
  • APS
  • ASCO Power Technologies
  • Arizona Commerce Authority
  • Arizona Technology Council
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • CapitalSource
  • CapRate Events
  • Carter Validus Advisors
  • City of Phoenix
  • ComRent
  • Coresite
  • Corporate Colocation, Inc.
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • CyrusOne
  • Cx Testing Services
  • Data Specialties
  • DC Group
  • Digital Realty
  • Discerning Analytics, LLC
  • DMD Systems Recovery, Inc.
  • eBay
  • Emerson Network Power
  • Geist Global
  • Glumac
  • Gordon Data Center Products
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Hyde Group
  • IBEW
  • IES
  • IO
  • Iron Mountain
  • JLL
  • Key Information Systems, Inc.
  • Kyoto Cooling (Air Enterprises)
  • McKinstry
  • Mestex
  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
  • North American Data Centers
  • NorthStar Battery
  • PayPal
  • PhoenixNAP
  • Pinebreeze Technologies
  • Quality Uptime Services
  • R4 Ventures LLC
  • Ramtek Mission Critical Solutions
  • Raritan, Inc.
  • Real Estate Alert
  • Salt River Project
  • ScaleMatrix
  • Schneider Electric
  • Seven Harbour
  • Skanska USA Building Inc.
  • Southwire
  • SRP
  • Structure Research
  • STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc.
  • Sunbelt Controls
  • Swanson Rink
  • The ANTARA Group
  • T-Mobile
  • Tenzing Corp
  • Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
  • ViaWest, Inc.

Event Speaker / Sponsor Contact:
Brian Klebash | 917-460-3572 |

Telephone Registration/Questions:
Ronnie Niederman | 646-829-7233

Exhibitor / Logistical Information:
Cayce Connolly | 646-861-8980 |

Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CapRate Events, LLC, 917-460-3572,

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