Scenes from the 7x24 Exchange

The 7x24 Exchange is holding its spring conference this week in Boca Raton, Fla. More than 600 data center professionals have gathered at the Boca Resort to hear a keynote from Mitt Romney and a series of educational sessions featuring technical presentations about data center design and operations. Here are some highlights from the first two days of the conference.

Dennis Cronin, Senior Product Executive at Gilbane Construction, during his presentation Monday afternoon on cooling strategies and data center containers.

In his Tuesday keynote, Bob Bauer of Emerson Network Power gave a well-received presentation on the evolution of data center design.

In a Monday afternoon session, HP Green Data Center technology Director William Kosik discussed energy analytics for data centers.

John Tuccillo, the President of The Green Grid, provided an update on the organization's progress in developing data center metrics and education programs.

John Tuccillo, the President of The Green Grid, provided an update on the organization in a session Tuesday morning.