London. United Kingdom – (The Hosting News) – February 1, 2008 – Data Centre World is an exhibition and conference focusing on the data center sector, to examine the issues surrounding selecting, outsourcing, building and running a data center, scheduled to take place February 26-27, at the Barbican in London, United Kingdom.
Data center industry professionals are preparing to gather to take participate and engage in discussions with Richard Barrington, of Sun Microsystems, Boris Anderer, of Reldata, Mike Bursell, of Certicom, Paul Cave, of Honeywell Control Systems, Richard Clark, of Raritan, Tony Day, of The Green Grid, Barry Elliott, of Connectix, Mark Fieldhouse, of IBM, Anthony Foy, of Interxion, Rick Gillett, of F5, Carrie Higbie, of Siemon, Ken Hodge, of Brand-Rex, Adrian Jones, of lack Box, Chris Leahy, of Tyco Electronics UK Ltd., Owen McKee, of Avocent, David Palmer-Stevens, of Panduit, Craig Parker, of BT, Eddie Partridge, of atitude UK, James Peel, of Altinity, Bob Plumridge, of Hitachi Data Systems / SNIA-Europe and Michael Winterson, of Equinix, among many other companies.
The event is for the professionals involved in the management of data centres including:
- IT decision makers within organisations who operate or plan to operate a data centre/server farm
- Third party data centre operators
- Distributors and channel partners
- Companies involved in the design, build and maintenance of data centres
Key job functions who will attend DataCentreWorld include:
- Chief Information and Technology Officers
- IT DirectorData Centre Manager
- Datacentre facilities managers and engineers
- Information Technology and Infrastructure Managers
- Network Manager
- Network, Cabling and Communication Engineers and Integrators
- Storage planners
- Asset Managers
- System Manager
- System Security Manager
- Project Manager
- Purchasing Manager/Corporate Buyer
- Facilities/Premises Director/manager
- Architects, Design Build Consultants
The DataCentreWorld Conference is designed to help managers plan, implement and manage existing and future datacentre requirements.
Featuring three keynotes that are anticipated to expose the trends in the hosting industry, what successful hosting providers are doing to succeed, and how the hosting industry fits into mainstream IT. In addition, a full three days of conference sessions are included, intended to allow hosting professionals the ability to expand knowledge in business, shared services, enterprise, data center, and application hosting.
The free-to-attend conference will cover case studies, technical implementation papers; migration issues and scalability. The conference is designed to include companies that host server rooms in house or outsource datacentre requirements, featuring practical advice on how to improve efficiency and overcome integration and storage issues including:
- Mitigating risks resulting from power failure
- Methods for shielding VoIP vulnerabilities from attack whilst maintaining operations
- Remote management
- Outsourcing the case for and against
- FANs are they the next generation answer to storage problems?
- Connectivity – data centre cabling re-design and construction
- Cooling options water cooling? better data centre design? How to overcome the heat issues.
- Physical security is as important as virtual security.
- What are the latest options and how can they be implemented?
- Next generation datacentre design
The DataCentreWorld Conference 2008 exhibit hall is larger than ever, with over 65 vendors displaying products and services related to the hosting industry. With demonstrations and activities, attendees can network with the top vendors in the industry. A networking reception in the exhibit hall on Monday evening is also planned for attendees.
The Barbican Centre is the largest multi-arts centre in Europe, featuring art, film, music, theatre, dance and education all under one roof and under one creative direction. The Centre comprises the 1,949 seat Barbican Hall, the 1,166-seat Barbican Theatre, the 200-seat Pit theatre, 3 cinemas, the 1,393 m2 Barbican Art Gallery, a 2nd gallery; The Curve, 4,645m2 of foyers and public spaces, the Lakeside Terrace, a roof-top tropical conservatory, 7 conference suites, 2 trade exhibition halls, private function rooms and the 3 restaurants; Searcy’s, Waterside Cafe; and Balcony Bistro.
To learn more about DataCentreWorld Conference, please visit: www.datacentreworld.com.