More than 1,000 IT professionals across all industries converged on Las Vegas March 14-18 as Data Center World Global 2016 presented a plethora of educational sessions related to the industry and a trade show with best-in-class exhibitors and state-of-the-art technology.
In case you weren't fortunate enough to have attended, here's a roundup of sessions and activities you missed:
Today, a slew of disruptive trends are placing back-breaking demands on existing networks and data center infrastructure. Data Center World speaker Chris Crosby explained what changes need to occur as the IoT gains steam.
Five billion people today don't have access to the Internet, but they will, and that alone is a big reason the data center of today must change, said Jack Pouchet during his emerging trends session.
Baseball hero and keynote speaker Steve Garvey spoke about his accomplishments on and off the field.
As the use of drones explodes, data center operators should include airspace protection in their security programs, according to speaker Adam Ringle, a security and emergency services expert.
The data center needs to be aligned with business as much as development and ops do.
Check out the major products or news announcements made by exhibitors during the trade show.
Data Center World Global 2017 will be held April 3-7 in Los Angeles, CA.