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CAPRE Data Center Flagship Event: Join 500+ at Mid-Atlantic Summit on 9/12


CAPRE Data Center Flagship Event: Join 500+ at Mid-Atlantic Summit on 9/12


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LEESBURG, Va., August 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Impact of Blockchain, AI, Hyperscale Development & More: Leading data center developers, investors, capital sources, engineers and end-users are making plans to attend CAPRE's 6th Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit on September 12. More than 2,000 data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives have attended this event. Will you attend this important industry event?

"CAPRE's New York Data Center Summit in April 2018 was the most informative data center event I've personally attended in the last five years." — Daniel Youssef, Data Center Capacity Manager, Bulge Bracket US Bank

"CAPRE data center events are very valuable. The informational panels and quality of attendees have helped in my day-to-day in the data center industry. If you're in the industry, you'll find the conferences provide a resource" — Sami Badri , Equity Research | Communications Infrastructure, CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC

Expert speakers will discuss trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including:

  • The Growth of Hyperscale: How to Build Relationships for the Industry's Next Chapter;
  • The Future of Colocation: What Types of Tenants (Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs) Will Drive Colocation Demand?
  • The Rise of Colocation Marketplaces
  • The Edge and Ultra-Edge: Micro-Data Centers on Towers
  • The Future of Hybrid Cloud and IT;
  • Best practices for hiring data center employees and contractors;
  • How to reduce costs while reducing risk;
  • Analysis of data center opportunities in the Americas vs. Europe;
  • Analysis of network reconfiguration to support evolving needs;
  • Analysis of competitive West Coast markets;
  • Best practices for site selection;
  • A capital markets perspective on the data center industry, including analysis of the most active private equity and venture capital firms.

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Featured Panel:  REIT Analysts' Outlook: Hyperscale, Traditional and Edge Data Centers Against the Backdrop of Evolving Services Landscape

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Headwinds or Tailwinds: As interest rates continue to rise, what types of investors will stand to benefit?
* The next chapter of the digital wave
* What is the state of colocation today and where is it headed?
* How has complexity of colocation changed?
* As the hybrid model has taken root, and cloud has become more mainstream of usage, what are the current and future implication of the IP infrastructure for enterprise? How are people getting to cloud?
* Who is best positioned now and in the future?

Hear from:
* Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
* Sami Badri, Senior Analyst, Credit Suisse
* Robert Gutman, Director, Communications Infrastructure and Telecom Services Equity Research Guggenheim Securities, LLC

8:45 am – 9:00 am     Opening Remarks
9:00 am – 10:00 am     REIT Analysts' Outlook: Hyperscale, Traditional and Edge Data Centers Against the Backdrop of Evolving Services Landscape
10:00 am – 11:00 am      Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Market 360: What Firms are Actively Developing, Investing & Why?
11:00 am – 11:30 am      Networking Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm     ** Concurrent Panels **
11:30 am – 12:30 pm      Track A: Hybrid Cloud Enablement: Solving the Business Challenges Facing Operators and Users
11:30 am – 12:30 pm      Track B: Life on The Edge: The Advent of 5G, Micro Data Centers & Evolution of the Next Generation: Will the Edge "Eat" the Cloud?
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm      Networking Luncheon
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm      Luncheon Keynote: The State of the Mid-Atlantic Data Center Market
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm      ** Concurrent Panels **
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm      Track A: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin: What are They and How Do They Impact Data Center Design & Construction?
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm      Track B: Best Practices For Planning And Managing Tenant Fit-Outs In Wholesale And Colocation Data Centers: An Update on Architecture, Design & Engineering Innovations
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm      Track A: Innovations in Hyperscale and Colocation Mid-Atlantic Site Selection: The Impact of Green Energy, Cost of Land and Improvements in Connectivity
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm      Track B: Data Center Management & Operations: Trends in Power & Cooling
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm      Networking Break
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm      ** Concurrent Panels **
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm      Track A: Ensuring Cloud Service Readiness & Availability: Maintaining Service Continuity of Computing Storage Platform Services
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm     Track B: Connectivity in the Mid-Atlantic Markets: Analysis of New Subsea Landings, Latency Challenges and Innovations in Fiber
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm     Afternoon Keynote: JP Morgan Chase Case Study "Energy, Environment, Innovation"
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Post-Event Networking & Reception

Who Should Attend & Participate:

  • Data center colocation, wholesale and cloud customers
  • Data center developers
  • Data center investors
  • Data center debt and/or equity sources
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Power/UPS firms
  • Telecom/fiber companies
  • Consultants/researchers
  • Public sector executives
  • Commercial real estate brokers

To view detailed agenda and registration information >


For sponsorship/exhibitor information:
Brian Klebash, 917-460-3572,

Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CAPRE | The International Data Center Series, 917-460-3572,

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