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Data Center World Spring 2011 Breaks Attendance Records

April 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Data Center World Spring 2011 Breaks Attendance Records 

Webmaster ToolboxORANGE, CA – AFCOM, the world’s leading data center association, recently wrapped up the largest Spring Data Center World ever. Both attendee and exhibitor numbers grew 10 percent from the Spring 2010 conference.

During the conference, AFCOM awarded the 2011 Data Center Manager of the Year title to Tom Roberts, Manager, Data Center Facilities, Trinity Information Services. Roberts was recognized from a competitive pool of finalists, which included Billie Haggard, Senior Vice President, Data Centers, CoreSite and Abdulaziz Al-Shafi, Administrator of IT Computer Operations, Saudi ARAMCO. Read more

Cloud Use Rises, Mainframe Usage Declines as Data Centers Grow and Green, According to AFCOM Survey

March 31, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cloud Use Rises, Mainframe Usage Declines as Data Centers Grow and Green, According to AFCOM Survey 

Web Hosting BlogORANGE, CA – AFCOM, the world’s leading data center association, today announced the release of “The State of the Data Center,” a status report on data centers highlighting results from a survey of 358 data center managers from around the world.

AFCOM conducted the survey to reveal how data centers are adapting to the most critical challenges, technologies and economic factors. This latest report proves top issues include the demands of space, energy efficiency, and physical and logical security. Read more

Fortress To Debut Enhanced Capabilities at Data Center World Conference

March 5, 2009 by · Comments Off on Fortress To Debut Enhanced Capabilities at Data Center World Conference 

Webmaster NewsCOLUMBIA, MD – Fortress International Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIGI), a leading provider of Consulting and Engineering, Construction Management and 24/7/365 Site Services for mission-critical facilities, will be exhibiting and speaking at the Data Center World Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada scheduled for March 8th – 12th at the Paris Hotel. For the first time the company will highlight the parent company name as its trade name in lieu of its operating subsidiary names Total Site Solutions and Rubicon.

Specifically the company will be featuring its enhanced service and consulting deliverables for Energy and Green Solutions, Capital Management Solutions, Real Estate Consulting and IT Optimization services that affect Data Center operating costs. These Fortress services, in particular, are aimed at helping organizations finance capital-intensive projects and reduce costs by driving efficiencies throughout all phases of a critical facility’s lifecycle. Read more

Equinix to Present Virtual Data Center Tour

March 4, 2009 by · Comments Off on Equinix to Present Virtual Data Center Tour 

Webmaster NewsFOSTER CITY, CA — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that it will present a “virtual tour” of its premium International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers at Data Center World, the premier educational resource for data center professionals. Hosted by AFCOM, the conference will be held in Las Vegas, NV, March 8-12, 2009.

Patrick Leonard, senior manager of strategic initiatives at Equinix, will present the session titled, “Science Fiction? James Bond Would Be Proud of These Data Centers,” at the Paris Hotel on Sunday, March 8, 2009, from 4:15 – 5:15 P.M. The presentation will provide a graphically rich view of Equinix’s industry-leading data centers and a discussion of best practices and the latest trends in data center design, security, site selection, power and cooling. Read more

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