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7th Annual Provider Forum on Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (West)
October 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
The IMN Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (West) focuses on critical business issues that C-level executives at data center, colocation and Cloud service providers must face, the program will address four key themes:
- Optimizing Business Models & Strategies for Growth
- Expanding to New Service Offerings
- Cost Reduction & Mitigation Strategies
- Cost-Effective Infrastructure Investment & Future-Proofing.
Back on the West Coast for a seventh consecutive year, last year’s event brought over 65 speakers including CEOs and Presidents of data center firms and 250+ attendees including prominent data center owners, tenants, investors, capital and service providers.
New topics for thought this year include the Political Environment for Data Centers; Water, SEC Regulation & Energy-Efficiency; Edge Computing vs. the 5-Watt Mega Data Center; Business Models 2020: Who Will Be the Winners?; As The Cloud Evolves so Does Your Decision: Building Your Own vs. Public vs. Wholesale & Hybrid Offerings; Monetizing Services through the Cloud; Lowering Data Center, Cloud Delivery & Reliability Costs; Transforming Your Data Center for the Economics of the Cloud vs. Cloud-Only Data Centers; Where Is Corporate Computing Going?; Plus, The Enterprise End User Shark Tank: What Are You Looking for Space-Wise?