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The National Data Center Summit Series® presenting The Fifth Annual Northern California Data Center Summit on February 24-25
Highly Interactive Two-Day Summit to Include Data Center Tour, Full-Day Conference, Exhibitor Arena; Join the Most Active Data Center Real Estate and Technology Infrastructure Firms

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Attendance is building for the next installment in The National Data Center Summit Series®. Leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives are making plans to attend The Fifth Annual Northern California Data Center Summit.  This full-day summit will be held on February 25 at The Saint Francis Yacht Club and feature 40+ speakers who will offer comprehensive market analysis of the opportunities and challenges in western markets. Participating firms represent the industry's most active developers, investors, operators and end-users, including: eBay, City of Palo Alto, GI Partners, and CBRE.

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Please consider attending our Fifth Annual Northern California Data Center Summit if you are active in the ever-changing – and highly exciting – data center real estate and technology infrastructures arenas.

View coverage of our recent Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit >

The National Data Center Summit Series®, with events in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Seattle and Los Angeles offers powerful one-day informational conferences combined with special receptions and data center tours. If you are looking to expand your network with the most active regional players in leading markets, you will not want to miss the upcoming events in 2016.

This year's summit will commence with the opening night reception at Digital Realty Trust's 365 Main Street on February 24, 2016. The full-day conference will once again be held at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA on January 25, 2016. Combined, the event will offer 2 days and more than 11 hours of networking, informational panels and market intelligence.

View detailed agenda and registration >

Why Attend & Participate?

"I've attended many data center events. However, the most significant business opportunities grew from my keynote address and exposure at CapRate's National Data Center Summit Series." — Bo Bond, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc.

"I participated in the Chicago Data Center Summit as a panelist in 2014, representing our new subsidiary Forsythe Data Centers. The Summit provided a good opportunity to network with fellow data center and hosting providers and hear about the trends in the Chicago and Midwest data center markets." — Bill Brennan, President & CEO, Forsythe Technology

"The National Data Center Summit Series delivers high quality content and meaningful networking in major U.S. cities and regions. The conference is a valuable platform to hear from industry leaders and develop new relationships. It is a high-quality event." — Todd Bateman, North American Agency Practice Leader – Data Center Solutions, CBRE

** Confirmed Speakers, as of February 3, 2016 **

Douglas Adams, President, RagingWire Data Centers

Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

David Bentler, Manager, Statewide Community & Economic Development, APS

Peter Berns, Director, Datacenter Operations, TelePacific Communications

Randy Brouckman, CEO, EdgeConnex

Jeffrey Burges, President, DataSite

Smarak Bhuyan, Manager – Business Operations, Global Data Centers, eBay, Inc.

Jason Cavalli, Client Executive – Data Center Service Provider Group, Schneider Electric

Sureel Choksi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Data Centers

Keith Dines, Director of Development, Aligned Data Centers

Bill Dougherty, Executive Vice President, Data Center Solutions, CBRE

John Dunaway, Director, Data Foundry, Inc.

Peter Ferris, Senior Vice President, Office of the CEO, Equinix

Jeff Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs

Michael Fluegeman, PE, Principal & Manager, Data Center Support Systems, PlanNet Design & Construction

Kemal M. Hawa, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Clint Heiden, Chief Commercial Officer, EdgeConnex

Kris Holla, Vice President, Nortek, Inc.

Eric Hulbert, CEO, Opus Interactive, Inc.

Jerry Inguagiato, Senior Vice President, CBRE

Jeff Ivey, General Manager, Data Center Operations, Corporate Office Properties Trust

Dr. Sri Jagannathan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Burstorm

Joseph Junda, Managing Director – Communications, Media & Entertainment, CIT

Arman Khalili, CEO, CentralColo

Kirk A. Killian, President, Partners National Mission Critical Facilities

Brian Klebash, President & Founder, CapRate Events, LLC | The National Data Center Summit Series

Mitch Kralis, Executive Vice President of Real Estate, 1547 Critical Systems Realty

Bryan Loewen, Executive Managing Director – Global Lead, Data Center Consulting Group
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Miles Loo, Jr., Executive Director – Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield

David Mace, Managing Director, GI Partners

Arnold Magcale, CEO/Co-Founder, Nautilus Data Technologies

Brynn Maddux, Executive Vice President, Americas, Megaport

Larry Mainers, Founder & CEO, SubZero Engineering

Jeff Meacham, Senior Manager, Cloud Business Solutions, CenturyLink

Dave Meadows, Manager, Applications Engineering, STULZ Air Technology Systems

Jason O'Conaill, Client Partner – International Markets, Infinity SDC Limited

Jon Paulsen, Senior VP – Sales, DCI Technology Holdings, LLC

Greg Pettine, Director Business Development – Data Center Service Provider Segment, Schneider Electric

Scott Prevost, Facility Manager, Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF), Stanford University

Michael D. Rechtin, Jr., Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Phil Reese, Ph.D., Strategist, Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF), Stanford University

John Regan, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Lead Technology Officer, Carter Validus Advisors

Ralph Renne, CFM, Director, WPR Americas Operations, Shared Infrastructure Services, NetApp

Dr. Jonathan Reichental Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto

Dr. Darrell Richardson, Mission Critical Operations (D.MCO), CEO, Natural Cycle Energy LImited and R4 Ventures LLC

Raul Saavedra, Senior Asset Manager, Digital Realty Trust

Art Salazar, Director, Data Centers & Compliance, Green House Data (Tentative)

John Scanlon, CEO, 365 Data Centers

Jonathan A. Schildkraut, Managing Director, Equity Research – Telecom Services & Data Center Services, Evercore Partners

Paul E. Schlattman, Senior Vice President, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.

John Sheputis, President, Infomart Data Centers

Michael Silla, Senior Vice President, Mission Critical COE, Skanska USA Building Inc.

Yevgeniy Sverdlik, Editor in Chief, Data Center Knowledge

Jabez Tan, Senior Analyst, Data Centres, Structure Research

Gina Tomlinson, Director of Technology, Peralta Community Colleges District

Christopher Torto, CEO, Ascenty

Mozan Totani, Manager – Infrastructure Strategy/Data Center Development, Yahoo!

Mark Walker, Senior Vice President – Acquisitions & Investments, Digital Realty Trust

John Warta, Chairman, Cascade Divide Data Centers

View detailed agenda and registration >

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

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

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

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