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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 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
  • Closer Look: RagingWire’s New Ashburn Data Center Campus
    Data Center Frontier recently had a look inside the new RagingWire Data Centers campus in Ashburn in Loudoun County, where the company plans to build seven data centers. Check out our video tour.
    Rich Miller
  • Going Greenfield: QTS Ashburn Project Reflects Growing Focus on Hyperscale
    As it sharpens its focus on hyperscale data centers, QTS is now building "greenfield" construction on open land rather than retrofitting an existing facility. Here's a look at the company's new project in Ashburn, Virginia.
    Rich Miller
  • Switch Plans 1 Gigawatt Solar Energy Project in Nevada
    Switch will help create a 1 gigawatt solar energy project in Nevada, which will be the largest solar array in the United States, the company said today. The huge project showcases how the data center industry has taken a leadership role in shifting the U.S. economy to sustainable energy.
    Rich Miller
  • Compass Extends its Reach From the Edge to the Cloud
    Compass Datacenters has bought EdgePoint Systems and BitBox USA, two distributed computing specialists that will form the nucleus of a new edge computing initiative, Compass EdgePoint.
    Rich Miller
  • The Power of Hybrid: 5 Reasons to Connect your Data Center
    It's 2018 and working with hybrid has never been more popular. With improved performance and better savings, find out the five big reasons you should connect your data center to the cloud!
    Bill Kleyman
02-28-2018
AFCOM NYC/NJ Metro Chapter Meeting
03-12-2018
AFCOM National

@Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX Mar 12 – 15 https://global.datacenterworld.com/

04-18-2018
CxEnergy Conference & Expo, Las Vegas 4/23 - 26

@ Rio All-Suite Hotel, 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103 https://www.cxenergy.com/

04-19-2018
CAPRE Greater Calgary & Alberta
05-07-2018
7x24 Carolinas Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

@Cabarrus Country Club, Concord, NC http://7x24carolinas.org/event-2788179

05-14-2018
AFCOM NYC/NJ Golf Classic

@ Canoe Brook Country Club, Summit, NJ http://www.afcomgolf.com/

05-15-2018
CAPRES Second Annual Greater Portland Data Center Summit
05-22-2018
CAPRE'S Third Annual Canadian Data Centre Summit

@ Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre,Toronto, Ontario https://www.capremedia.com/events/second-annual-canadian-data-centre-summit

06-03-2018
7x24 Spring Conference

@ Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL June 3 – 6 https://www.7x24exchange.org/conferences/future-national-conferences/

06-12-2018
Datacloud Europe

@ Grimaldi Forum, 10 Av. Princess Grace, 98000, Monaco June 12 – 14 http://www.datacloudcongress.com/

06-25-2018
DCD Webscale San Francisco

@ San Francisco Marriot Marquis Jun 25 – 26 http://dcd.events/conferences/webscale

08-21-2018
CAPRE'S Third Annual Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit
09-12-2018
CAPRE'S Sixth Annual Washington DC & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit
10-02-2018
CAPRE'S Sixth Annual Texas Data Center Summit
10-21-2018
7x24 Fall Conference

@JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ, Oct 21 – 24 https://www.7x24exchange.org/conferences/future-national-conferences/

10-30-2018
DCD Colo+Cloud Dallas

@Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas http://dcd.events/conferences/colo-cloud

11-15-2018
CAPRE'S Fourth Annual Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit
12-03-2018
Gartners Data Center, Infrastructure, and Operations Management Conference

@ Venetian, Las Vegas, NV Dec 3 – 6 https://www.gartner.com/events/na/data-center

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