More Highlights from Data Center World

AFCOM’s Data Center World attendees are involved in operating and maintaining the systems, security, processing and infrastructure of a data center. They include: data center managers, MIS directors, operations managers, network & communications managers, CIOs, systems software managers, facilities managers, disaster recovery managers and security managers.

The fall meeting was held in sunny Orlando at the Orlando World Center Marriott and Convention Center. The conference included multiple tracks on topics such as cloud computing; facilities; data center management; data center protection, prevention and recovery; and end-user case studies.of educational interest to attendees as well as the opportunity to meet with industry vendors in the expo hall.

Emerson Network Power, which offers its capabilities on delivering reliable power, precision cooling, connectivity and embedded solutions to the data center industry, was very visible in the expo hall. (Photo: Colleen Miller)

Methode Electronics, which designs, manufactures and markets electronic components for mulitple industries, had a Superman graphic on its booth, perhaps a little reminiscent of Comic-Con. (Photo: Colleen Miller)

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, offered the opportunity to see demos of its products. (Photo: Colleen Miller)

A participant takes a look at Raritan's products. Raritan is a supplier of rack power management, remote KVM (KVM over IP), analog (Cat5) KVM, serial console server and centralized management. (Photo: Colleen Miller)

At the Tate flooring booth, they demonstrated RackAire, which was designed in conjunction with Dell for use with their Energy Smart Rack. The airflow panel supplies air directly to the vertical duct of a fully contained rack. (Photo: Colleen Miller)