More from the Gartner Show Floor

The opportunity for face-to-face conversations was leveraged by many participants, including those focused on networking with the cupcakes offered after Tuesday's lunch in the expo hall.


The Equinix data center team was actively discussing business with enterprise customers. Note the table of carrier-neutral cupcakes lurking at right.


As with any gathering of IT and facilities pros, there were pauses for a bite to eat as well as checking the ever-present mobile device.

VM Ware

Virtualization was a frequent topic of discussion and the VMware booth attracted a crowd.


Telx Chief Executive Officer Eric Shepcaro and Chief Marketing Officer Brad Hokamp were on-hand for discussions with customers.

Photos by Colleen Miller