About 750 participants involved in mission critical facilities gathered in Phoenix Monday for the fall edition of the 7X24 Exchange Conference. The first day of the event, which had the theme, "Vision: From Idea to Impact," featured speakers from Microsoft, Digital Realty Trust, RagingWire and others. The morning keynotes included a presentation titled, "Stress-Testing America's Prosperity: A Post-Election Analysis," by Zanny Minton-Beddoes, Economics Editor for The Economist and former International Monetary Fund economist. The Data Center Knowledge team brings you a photo roundup of the event proceedings. View Scenes from 7X24 Exchange.