Data Center World Spring in Pictures
At the entrance to the exhibit hall at Data Center World Spring 2015 conference.

Data Center World Spring in Pictures

Here’s a glimpse into last month’s Las Vegas conference

AFCOM’s 35th-anniversary Data Center World Spring conference in Las Vegas in April had a strong turnout of data center industry pros from the U.S. and from around the world. If you missed Data Center Knowledge news coverage of the show, you can find a round-up here. We hope to see you at Data Center World Fall in September in National Harbor, Maryland.

Here’s a compilation of photos from the spring conference, courtesy of AFCOM, our sister company:

AFCOM President Tom Roberts addressing attendees from a podium.

AFCOM President Tom Roberts addressing attendees from a podium.

Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger kicking off the show with a keynote about the courage to pursue one’s dreams.

Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger kicking off the show with a keynote about the courage to pursue one’s dreams.

A standing ovation after Rudy’s keynote.

A standing ovation after Rudy’s keynote.

Rudy signed photos for Data Center World attendees following his keynote.

Rudy signed photos for Data Center World attendees following his keynote.

Things got a little more serious in education sessions.

Things got a little more serious in education sessions.

Lunch was served with engaging conversation with fellow data center professionals on the side.

Lunch was served with engaging conversation with fellow data center professionals on the side.

Sherman Ikemoto (left) and Hassan Moezzi (right), of Future Facilities, listening before (probably) explaining why CFD modeling is really the only way to know what’s going on in your data center.

Sherman Ikemoto (left) and Hassan Moezzi (right), of Future Facilities, listening before (probably) explaining why CFD modeling is really the only way to know what’s going on in your data center.

Drinks and networking after a long day of learning.

Drinks and networking after a long day of learning.

ABB, one of the event’s sponsors, filled the fountain with floating balls during the networking reception.

ABB, one of the event’s sponsors, filled the fountain with floating balls during the networking reception.

Exhibit hall ready for opening.

Exhibit hall ready for opening.

AFCOM President Tom Roberts presents an award to Brian Smith, director of critical facilities at Cerner Corp. Smith was one of the three finalists in this year’s Data Center Manager of the Year awards.

AFCOM President Tom Roberts presents an award to Brian Smith, director of critical facilities at Cerner Corp. Smith was one of the three finalists in this year’s Data Center Manager of the Year awards.

AFCOM President Tom Roberts presents an award to Bryon Miller, SVP of operations at Fortrust. Miller was one of the three finalists in this year’s Data Center Manager of the Year awards.

AFCOM President Tom Roberts presents an award to Bryon Miller, SVP of operations at Fortrust. Miller was one of the three finalists in this year’s Data Center Manager of the Year awards.

The three finalists of this year’s Data Center Manager of the Year awards.

The three finalists of this year’s Data Center Manager of the Year awards.

Exhibit hall doors open. Sponsors get to work.

Exhibit hall doors open. Sponsors get to work.

Walking is not mandatory at Data Center World.

Walking is not mandatory at Data Center World.

And neither is burning fossil fuel.

And neither is burning fossil fuel.

After an intense learning session, who couldn’t use a massage, courtesy of CA Technologies?

After an intense learning session, who couldn’t use a massage, courtesy of CA Technologies?

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