Hector will be at Data Center World 2018

I’ll be attending AFCOM’s Data Center World Conference in San Antonio next week. I look forward to reconnecting with friends and colleagues. I’ll be a panelist or presenter on the following sessions:
  • Keynote: State of the Data Center Industry: panelist
  • Workshop: Finding your Sweet Spot: How to Select the Best Data Center Model: co-presnenter
  • Modular Data Center Building Blocks – Containerized vs. Skid Mounted: presenter

Hector to be panelist at the 3rd Annual Forum on Financing, Investing, and Real Estate Development for Data Centers 5/30-31 in New York, NY

Hector’s panel will be on: “Capacity Planning/Scale/Scalability/Rightsizing/Density ”
Fellow panelists include:
  • Joe Higgins, VP of Engineering, Fidelity Investments (Session Chair)
  • Brent Behrman, Senior Vice President, Compass Datacenters
  • Andris Gailitis, CEO, DEAC
  • Colton N. Brown, Regional Director, Sales & Leasing, Dupont Fabros Technology
  • Isaac Fieg, AVP & Data Center Manager, Knight Capital Group
  • Joe Reele, VP Solution Architect, Schneider Electric

Hector to be guest presenter at New England Chapter of 7×24 Exchange 3/20

Hector’s presentation will be on: “Data Centers: A Data Driven Approach to Capacity Management”
The demand for data centers is growing at an alarming rate. Data centers are very expensive to build and operate. Investing in enterprise-wide, data based, capacity planning can result in:
  • Optimal use of your current data center portfolio
  • Improved quality of your data center requirements forecast
  • Reduced CAPEX by delaying build-out of new data center(s)
  • Better decision support
Hector’s presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on Asset Planning and Capacity Management. Fellow panelists include:
  • Paul Taylor – Fidelity
  • Ed Evers – State Street
  • Theresa Regan – Tufts
  • James Howard – AT&T
  • Joe Maggio – Integrated Design Group; Moderator

Hector to be guest speaker at IMN Conference in Santa Clara 11/29-30

Hector will be a a panelist at the 3rd Annual Forum on Financing, Investing, and Real Estate Development for Data Centers 11/29-30 in Sta. Clara, CA. The panel topic is: “Evaluating Data Center, Internet & Other Key Standards”. Questions to be addressed include:
  • Which standards do you deem important? Critical?
  • Evaluating data center standards & performance metrics
  • Tiering, redundancy & their drawbacks
  • Who’s lead should you follow? ASHRAE, Green Grid or Uptime Institute?
  • Audit strategy
  • SSAE16 standards
  • What are the consequences of not following standards?
  • Tier ratings: Should you get the same rating for 2-Tier 2’s and 1-Tier 4?
  • Compliance& audit
  • High density addressing and the need for IPv6
  • HIPAA and other industry-specific standards you must be concerned with
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