With cost saving becoming increasingly important to both datacentre operators and companies who operate their own server rooms, Data Centre World Conference & Expo, 24-25 February 2009 has announced its free-to-attend conference programme which will feature case studies and practical advice about reducing energy consumption as well as tackling issue such as business continuity and disaster recovery, security, infrastructure, proximity location and data centre design.
Taking place at Barbican in the heart of the City of London, Data Centre World is the largest gathering of data centre professionals in the UK and the only dedicated exhibition for this burgeoning sector.
Speakers for 2009 include Jim DeHaven from Cisco; Varghese Thomas, SAVVIS;Rosemary McGlashon, 3M, Jim Murphy, Active Power, Simon Pamplin, Brocade, Tim Norman, CA, Alec D Selvon-Bruce, Hitachi Data Systems, EMEA, Jim Smith, Digital Realty Trust.
Sessions include design and build tips; fuel cells in the data centre; how to benefit from next generation technologies as well as expert advice on virtualisation and storage.
It will include case studies from the UK’s top companies and the leading outsourced operators; whilst the exhibition will showcase the leading technology suppliers. With the burgeoning need for data storage, data security and scalability, the trend for data centres both in house and outsourced has shown phenomenal growth in the past few years.
“Data Centre World is the only UK exhibition and conference to focus on the issues surrounding selecting, outsourcing, building and running a data centre,” commented Sarah Williams of organisers Turret Group. “The aim of the event is to bring together buyers, vendors, channel, facilities and security experts to discuss and debate the future, and learn from best practices.”
The event is supported by Interxion, Brand-Rex, Migration Solutions, BCS, British Computer Society and BCI, Business Continuity Institute.
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