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Advice for Military Transitioning to the Civilian World

As Critical Facilities Recruiting Specialists, we have seen a steady trend of military professionals transitioning into the data center facilities market and making immediate and long-term impacts. The folks we have worked with out of the military include specialists such as Navy Nuclear Electricians, Navy Nuclear Machinist Mates, Air Force Power Production, and Army Power

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Importance of Professional Networking

It’s a tight job market, but the market is also in transition with many colo consolidations. Best way to network in these times are through Professional Organizations when they meet both locally (which is obviously cheaper to attend), or you can go to national events. I find peers asking about which events to attend, so

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  • The Emerging Contender for Cloud Supremacy
    The $240 billion-per-year-and-growing global cloud industry would seem, on the surface, to have plenty of room for everyone, but two major players – Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft – have staked sizable claims in the market and are slowly crowding out competitors. In this week's Voices of the Industry column, Danielle Hagel, Senior Manager of CoreSite’s […]
    Voices of the Industry
  • Data Center Jobs in Focus: Pkaza Powers Job Listings at DCF
    Data Center Frontier has partnered with Pkaza Critical Facilities Recruiting as the source for our new Data Center Jobs Boards. We talk with Peter Kazella, Founder & President of Pkaza, to get his take on careers in the data center market.
    Rich Miller
  • QTS Restructures to Focus on Hyperscale, Cloud On-Ramps
    QTS has announced a restructuring that sharpens its focus on the hyperscale opportunity, including a clear move away from in-house cloud and managed services offerings. QTS shares are sharply lower on the announcement.
    Rich Miller
  • UL Introduces Safety Certifications for Data Centers
    UL, the international safety consulting company, has introduced UL 3223, a comprehensive certification program that looks at all aspects of performance and safety in the data center.
    Robert Lindsay
  • Vantage Lines Up $1.1 Billion to Build More Data Centers
    Vantage Data Centers has lined up $1.1 billion in financing to build new data centers, using securitization financing, an approach that allows Vantage to pay lower interest rates on its debt.
    Rich Miller
  • The Equinix Infomart: What It Means for the Data Center Industry
    The acquisition of the Dallas Infomart for $800 million is a strategic win for Equinix. The transaction also changes the game for the remainder of the Infomart portfolio, offering a clearer value proposition to acquirers and investors.
    Rich Miller
  • Protecting Your Organization From Cybercrime
    Protection from cybercrime and attacks is top of mind for many executives these days. In fact, according to the United States Department of Justice, cybercrime is one of  the greatest threats facing the country today. Download the recent C-level report from LightEdge Solutions that explores why protecting your business from cybercrime doesn’t have to be […]
    Sarah Rubenoff
  • EdgeCore Launches, Plans $2 Billion in Data Center Development
    EdgeCore Internet Real Estate has launched with plans to build large data center campuses in six North American markets. The new company is led by former CoreSite CEO Tom Ray, and its lead backer is GIC, the sovereign wealth fund for the government of Singapore.
    Rich Miller
  • Data Center Developers: Meeting the Challenges of Today’s Requirements
    How do data center operators design and build for a varying array of different users and insure they are deploying the right product type to maximize their success? In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Chris Kincaid, Senior Vice President of Design & Construction at Stream Data Centers, explores some of the biggest design […]
    Voices of the Industry
  • CBRE Partners With LitBit to Use AI to Manage Data Centers
    CBRE Data Centre Solutions is using artificial intelligence technology from LitBit to automate the management of data center facilities. CBRE manages more than 800 data centers around the world.
    Rich Miller
AFCOM NYC/NJ Metro Chapter Meeting
AFCOM National

@Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX Mar 12 – 15

CxEnergy Conference & Expo, Las Vegas 4/23 - 26

@ Rio All-Suite Hotel, 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103

CAPRE Greater Calgary & Alberta
7x24 Carolinas Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

@Cabarrus Country Club, Concord, NC

AFCOM NYC/NJ Golf Classic

@ Canoe Brook Country Club, Summit, NJ

CAPRES Second Annual Greater Portland Data Center Summit
CAPRE'S Third Annual Canadian Data Centre Summit

@ Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre,Toronto, Ontario

7x24 Spring Conference

@ Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL June 3 – 6

Datacloud Europe

@ Grimaldi Forum, 10 Av. Princess Grace, 98000, Monaco June 12 – 14

DCD Webscale San Francisco

@ San Francisco Marriot Marquis Jun 25 – 26

CAPRE'S Third Annual Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit
CAPRE'S Sixth Annual Washington DC & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit
CAPRE'S Sixth Annual Texas Data Center Summit
7x24 Fall Conference

@JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ, Oct 21 – 24

DCD Colo+Cloud Dallas

@Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas

CAPRE'S Fourth Annual Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit
Gartners Data Center, Infrastructure, and Operations Management Conference

@ Venetian, Las Vegas, NV Dec 3 – 6

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