Scenes from the IMN Data Center Conference

More than 400 professionals in data enter finance and management gathered this week as the Information Management Network (IMN) held its 2nd Annual Spring Forum on Financing, Investing and Real Estate Development for Data Centers in New York. The event featured lively panel discussions on a wide range of topics, as well as an expo area where delegates could network and do business. Here are some photos that provide a look at the people and conversations from the IMN event.

Cogent CEO Dave Schaeffer (far left) shares his thoughts during the President/CEO panel on Thursday. Listening are (left to right) Telx COO Chris Downie, Cologix COO Todd Coleman and the moderator, Jules Delhaije, president and CEO of LinxDataCenter. (Photo: Rich Miller)

AiNET CEO Deepak Jain discusses the data center environment during a CEO Panel Wednesday at the IMN conference in New York (Photo: Rich Miller)

The sessions were well attended at the IMN conference, which was held at the Downtown New York Marriott in the financial district (Photo: Rich Miller).

Jean-Simone Venne, the Vice President for Energy Efficiency at SMI - EnerPro, spoke at a Thursday panel session on data center design. (Photo: Rich Miller)

Chris Downie, the President and CFO of Telx, shares his thoughts during the Thursday CEO panel at the IMN event (Photo: Rich Miller)

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