Tier1 Research Summit Set for Dec. 8

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Tier1 Research, the analyst firm that tracks the hosting and colocation market, will hold its Datacenter Transformation Summit – Silicon Valley (DTSSV) on December 8 at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, Calif.

Tier1 Research’s summit series brings together enterprise IT executives with some of the largest hosting and colocation providers in the market today. The Silicon Valley event will address reducing capital expenditures, meeting the needs of business stakeholders and sharpening the RFP process to ensure that the most value is extracted from IT investments. DTSSV has been structured to provide IT decision-makers with a full range of data center information, including the type of data centers that are best-suited for their business, the build vs. lease decision, the brewing storm around data center regulation and the future of data center architecture.

“In bringing our Datacenter Transformation Summit to the West Coast, we were determined to provide enterprise IT executives with the invaluable resources that they would need to make more informed decisions around their infrastructure management,” said Daniel Golding, Vice President and Research Director of Tier1 Research and Conference Chair. “Given the current economic climate, we cannot stress to enterprise IT executives enough the importance of ensuring that their infrastructure is not only reliable, but that it also has minimal impact on their company.”

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Mark Waddington, president of Quality Technology Services
  • John Sheputis, CEO of Fortune Data Centers
  • Billie Haggard, VP, Data Centers at CoreSite
  • James Kennedy, senior manager of facilities, RagingWire
  • Michael Tobin, CEO, Telecity Group 

See the Datacenter Transformation Summit web site for more details.

About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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