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The Passive Job Search – Dip Your Toe in the Job Market

The ideal situation is to be happy with your job and how you make a living.  Let’s be honest, at some level, none of us like change. In the perfect world, we enjoy what we do for a living, we like the people we work with and the compensation, benefits and job security that come

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The Shortage of Data Center Talent and Bridging the Gap

The first item to address is the shortage of talented candidates in this industry. The second is the lack of diversity. The third is the lack of direction on how candidates can get into the data center space. You can’t have diversity when there is a shortage of qualified talent. However, you can have diversity

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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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  • Data Center Job Spotlight: Data Center Construction Superintendent
    Data Center Frontier's December job spotlight for the last month of 2018 features a new Data Center Construction Superintendent position located in Sunnyvale, Calif. The selection of highlighted jobs for this month, chosen from the Data Center Frontier Data Center Jobs Board, also features positions in Northern Virginia, Texas, New York, and Chicago.
    Sarah Rubenoff
  • Gartner: Immersive Augmented Reality is Coming to the Enterprise
    Mass adoption of augmented reality (AR) has been limited thus far. That's about to change, and the enterprise may lead, according to Gartner Research, which says IT teams should prepare to support immersive, data-intensive media experiences.
    Rich Miller
  • Why Does Colo Matter in the Era of Cloud-First?
    By 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data center, versus 10% today. Hear from Randy Rowland, President of Data Center Services at Cyxtera, on how colocation can play an even more important role as an alternative to on-premises environments.
    Voices of the Industry
  • Cloud Players Are Redrawing the Subsea Cable Map
    The subsea cable world is being disrupted by hyperscale cloud players, who are investing to reroute traditional undersea lanes to bring data traffic ashore near their giant data center campuses.
    Rich Miller
  • Frontier Spotlight: Top Data Center Stories for November 2018
    Frontier Spotlight November 2018 covers the latest movement in the Northern Virginia data center market, as well as closer looks at the economics of vertical data center design and Microsoft's undersea data center.
    Sarah Rubenoff
  • Northern Virginia Data Center Construction Hits New Heights in 2018
    The past year has been an extremely active period for data center construction, as well as real estate transactions to lock down development sites for future data center campuses. There is currently 58MW of data center capacity under construction in Northern Virginia. But the larger story is the long-term outlook for dynamic growth in the […]
    Rich Miller
  • H5 Data Centers Continues to Expand, Targeting Regional Growth Markets
    H5 Data Centers is pursuing a strategy of expanding in growing second-tier markets, tracking the expanding geography of cloud adoption and content distribution. Its newest acquisition is in San Antonio.
    Rich Miller
  • Data Tonnage: Managing the Coming M2M Tsunami
    The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) data is projected to escalate rapidly in the next five years. Edge computing can play an important role in data ingest, accepting data from devices and creating a richer two-way flow of information across the network.
    Rich Miller
  • Ashburn: A Landscape Transformed by Cloud Computing
    An unprecedented data center building boom in Northern Virginia offers early lessons on how the Internet knits itself into the fabric of modern life, and how data centers impact the life of a community.
    Rich Miller
  • Real-Time Data Solutions Will Transform the Data Center Industry in 2019
    As data volumes explode, real-time solutions like data center management-as-a-service (DMaaS) are changing the data center landscape. Jeff Klaus of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, explores how real-time data solutions and new technology like edge computing are working to change and evolve the data center industry as we know it.
    Voices of the Industry
10-21-2018
7x24 Exchange 2018 Fall Conference - Phoenix AZ.

@ JW Marriott Desert Ridge Phoenix, AZ. https://conferences.7x24exchange.org/fall2018/

10-25-2018
Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE) – New Jersey Data Centers

@ 1547 Critical Systems Realty, Orangeburg, NY https://www.bisnow.com/events/new-jersey/New-Jersey-Data-Centers-1208

10-30-2018
DCD Colo+Cloud Dallas

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

11-13-2018
7x24 Exchange DelVal Meeting at Flexential

@ Flexential Data Center, Collegeville, PA http://7x24exchangedelval.org/event-3088922/

11-15-2018
CAPRE'S Fourth Annual Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit
11-29-2018
Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE) – WEST
12-01-2018
AFCOM Chapter Meetings List - December 2018
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

12-05-2018
2018 Annual 7x24 Exchange Metro NY Member Holiday Party
12-06-2018
7X24 Exchange DC Chapter - 8TH Annual Holiday Party

@Westwood Country Club, Vienna VA http://7x24dc.org/event-3116617

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