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Data Center Conference -- Look Who's Speaking & Attending Northern California Data Center Summit on February 23-25

Data Center Industry Leadership to Convene for 4th Annual Summit: Join RagingWire Data Centers, Vantage Data Centers, Strattam Capital & More

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Data Center Summit Series is expanding with more valuable market intelligence and networking opportunities in 2015. The nation's premier data center conference series will kick off February 23-25 with The 4th Annual Northern California Data Center Summit in San Francisco. The summit will feature an opening night reception on February 23, full-day conference on February 24 and operations workshop on February 25.

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"The National Data Center Summit Series presents a great conference, with good attendance and the right people," Frank X. Lukas, Ph.D., Global Chief Technology Officer, Devonshire Investors International

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Confirmed Speakers:

  •     Douglas S. Adams, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, RagingWire Data Centers
  •     Wayne Allen, Director – Data Center Services, Pacnet
  •     Zane Alsabery, President and CEO, Alchemy Communications, Inc.
  •     James Alvers, Data Center Design Engineer, Hewlett-Packard
  •     Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
  •     Todd Bateman, North American Agency Practice Leader – Data Center Solutions, CBRE
  •     Eric Bender, Senior Vice President, WILCON
  •     Stephen I. Berkman, Partner – Real Estate Department, Paul Hastings
  •     Robert Blum, Director of Strategic Marketing, Oclaro
  •     Smarak Bhuyan, Program Manager, Technical Operations, Global Data Centers, eBay, Inc.
  •     Jeff Burges, President & Founder, DataSite
  •     Al Burgio, CEO, IIX Inc.
  •     Sureel Choksi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Data Centers
  •     Paul DeGroot, Partner & CTO, Naissus Thermal Management Solutions, Inc.
  •     Townsend Devereux, Partner/Managing Director, DH Capital
  •     William F. Dougherty, Executive Director – Data Center Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield
  •     Jeff Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
  •     Miguel A. Gamiño Jr., CIO & Executive Director of the Department of Technology, City and County of San Francisco
  •     Mark Gilbert, Director, Data Center Solutions, COPT
  •     Andrew Gold, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Chief Counsel, Infomart Data Centers
  •     Tony Greenberg, CEO, RampRate
  •     Michael Halaburda, Senior Vice President, CentralColo
  •     Peter Harrison, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder, Colovere
  •     Kemal M. Hawa, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  •     Michael Hochanadel, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
  •     Paul Hopkins, Regional Vice President, DuPont Fabros Technology
  •     Bob Hunter, Founder & CEO, AlphaGuardian Networks
  •     Jerry Inguagiato, Senior Vice President, CBRE
  •     Tan Jabez, Senior Analyst – Data Centres, Structure Research
  •     Rick Juarez, Managing Director, Imperial Capital
  •     Arman Khalili, CEO, Black Lotus Communications
  •     Steve Kinkel, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, United Metal
  •     Jack Leidecker, Director – Information Security, Digital Realty
  •     Dave Leonard, Chief Data Center Officer, ViaWest, Inc.
  •     Douglas Loewe, Vice President International Accounts, interxion
  •     Miles Loo, Jr., Executive Director, Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.
  •     Frank X. Lukas, Ph.D. Global Chief Technology Officer, Devonshire Investors International
  •     David Mace, Director, GI Partners
  •     Dave Meadows, Manager, Applications Engineering, STULZ Air Technology Systems
  •     Kelly Morgan, Senior Equity Analyst, 451 Research
  •     J. Byrne Murphy, Chairman, DigiPlex Group of Companies
  •     Bruce Myatt, PE, Founder, Critical Facilities Round Table
  •     Vinay Nagpal, Director, Carrier Relations, DuPont Fabros Technology
  •     Sanjay Nayak, SVP of Corporate Development, Pacnet
  •     Timothy Nicols, Vice President, RagingWire Data Centers
  •     Jason O'Conaill, International Partner, Infinity SDC Limited
  •     Kirk Offel, Executive Vice President, NOVA Mission Critical
  •     Martin T. Olsen, EVP, Sales and Marketing, TSS
  •     Ryan Oró, Vice President, General Management – Western Region, Coresite
  •     Avner Papouchado, President, Server Farm Realty
  •     John Paulsen, Consultant, Digital Realty Trust
  •     Chris Pedersen, Global Colocation Specialist, Centurylink/Savvis
  •     Vance Peterson, Solutions Architect, Schneider Electric
  •     Greg Pettine, Director Business Development – Data Center Service Provider Segment, Schneider Electric
  •     John Piccone, Senior Manager – Real Estate Transactions, Symantec
  •     Jeana Pieralde, Information Security and Compliance Manager, California Water Service Company
  •     Adrian Polak, Managing Director, Strattam Capital
  •     John Regan, Vice President – Data Center Division, Carter Validus Advisors
  •     Dr. Jonathan Reichental, Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto
  •     Treb Ryan, CBU, Chief Strategy Officer, Dimension Data
  •     John Sabey, CEO, Sabey Data Centers
  •     John Scanlon, CEO, 365 Data Centers
  •     Andrew Schaap, Vice President – Enterprise Federal Sales, Digital Realty Trust
  •     Eli D. Scher, Chairman and CEO, New Continuum Holdings Corporation
  •     Jonathan Schildkraut, Managing Director, Evercore Partners
  •     Brad Smidt, Sr. VP, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  •     John Sheputis, President, Infomart Data Centers
  •     Scott Stein, Datacenter End-User Specialist, DTZ
  •     Dell Stortroen, CEO, Backbone Cable Inc.
  •     Jabez Tan, Senior Analyst – Data Centres, Structure Research
  •     Gina Tomlinson, Chief of Technology & Information Services, Overland Storage & Technologies
  •     James Tyler, Chief Commercial Officer, TelecityGroup
  •     Karen Vegas, AIA, Vice President, Enterprise Development, Project Frog, Inc.
  •     Terry Vergon, President, Sapient Services, LLC
  •     Jon Walton, Chief Information Officer, County of San Mateo
  •     Jeff West, Director – Data Center Research, Cushman & Wakefield

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Attending Firms (as of February 13): More than 275 senior-level data center real estate developers, investors, capital sources, connectivity firms, service providers and end-users have made plans to attend; 400+ are expected.

  • 365 Data Centers
  • 451 Research
  • Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
  • AKF Group
  • Alchemy Communications, Inc.
  • AlphaGuardian Networks
  • Arizona Commerce Authority
  • Backbone Cable Inc.
  • Bay Area Systems & Solutions, Inc.
  • Bergthold
  • Black Lotus Communications
  • Blackfoot Telephone
  • BTI Systems
  • California Water Service Company
  • Carter Validus
  • Cave Data Centers
  • CBRE
  • CentralColo
  • CenturyLink
  • Centurylink/Savvis
  • Chaego, LLC
  • Chevron Information Technology Company
  • Cisco
  • City and County of San Francisco
  • City of Palo Alto
  • Cobalt Data Centers
  • CoBank
  • Colovere
  • Comcast Business
  • COPT
  • Coresite
  • County of San Mateo
  • Cowen And Company, LLC
  • Critical Facilities Round Table
  • Crystal & Company
  • Cummins
  • Cupertino Electric, Inc.
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.
  • Data Center Knowledge
  • Data Clean
  • Data Foundry, Inc.
  • DataSite
  • DC Group
  • Devonshire Investors International
  • DH Capital
  • DigiPlex Group of Companies
  • Digital Realty
  • Digital Realty Trust
  • Dimension Data
  • DTZ
  • DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc.
  • DuPont Fabros Technology
  • eBay, Inc.
  • EdgeConneX
  • Electric LIghtwave
  • Evercore Partners
  • Facility Support Services
  • GI Partners
  • Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
  • GORDON, Inc.
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Group One Consulting, Inc.
  • Harold Wells Associates
  • Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co.
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Honeywell Fire Safety
  • Horizon Communications
  • Hornbaker Group
  • IIX Inc.

(partial list)

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For additional information about sponsorship or speaking opportunities of the 2015 National Data Center Summit Series with events in New York, Chicago, Reston VA, Dallas, and Los Angeles, please contact:
Brian Klebash, 917-460-3572 or [email protected]

Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CapRate Events, LLC, 646-331-8777, [email protected]

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