Data Center World Global Conference drew participants from all around the globe to discuss data center industry issues and learn about ways to improve their data centers. From power, cooling, security and facilities management areas such as fire suppression and cabling management, the expo hall had many product and services companies available and ready to discuss the day-to-day challenges that the participants face whether in the small or large data center environment.
Data Center Infrastructure Management, or DCIM, tools are always a hot topic at the Data Center World conference. iTRACS, a Commscope company, was in the expo hall presenting demonstrations of its DCIM product and talking with end users. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Some exhibitors went all out to draw attention to their displays. A cable solutions company drove this Tesla electric vehicle from Dayton, Ohio, to Las Vegas, Nev. to the show floor. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Bulldog Containers, who has rebranded under the name KubeData Systems Inc., was on hand to showcase its prefabricated, modular approach to designing, building and deploying data centers. The company from Canada has deployed modules all over the world.(Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Several vendors conducted informational sessions and demonstrations in the exhibit hall. This presentation from Emerson Network Power drew a small crowd. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Physical security of mission critical facilities is as important as data security and multiple vendors were in the exhibit hall with security products. Shown above is a "man trap" that can be used at the entrance to the sensitive areas of a facility. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Schneider Electric staff answered questions at the booth in the Data Center World exhibit hall on Wednesday. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Tate, which makes raised flooring and air flow products, had displays of its equipment. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Fire suppression systems that include non-conductive fluid to extinguish fires in the data hall were on display at the Tyco booth. Jeremiah Crocker and Jonathan Sikes were on hand to talk about the Tyco products. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
Several economic development teams, such as this one from Pflugerville, Texas, were on hand to discuss the benefits of siting a data center campus in their locale. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)
That wraps up Data Center World for this time! The next U.S. event will be in Orlando, on October 19 to 22. Stay tuned for details.