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Data is the new global currency. Cloud computing, mobile devices, big data, compliance, government and industry imposed regulations, customer demands, redundancy, data security and business recovery plans… are all factors which add to the complex role and omnipresence of data these days. Quebec has all the required aspects to become a major player in this new global economy.
In 2013 analysts predict that over a third of data centers will face problems related to lack of capacity in terms of space, power and/or cooling. Owners and operators therefore need to make strategic decisions based on a multitude of factors. What are your needs in terms of cost management, environmental considerations, security and availability, redundancy, latency, proximity, etc? What are your critical services and what could be outsourced? What are your priorities and how can you guarantee continuity?
Up-dating existing facilities, migrating and consolidating, building a new data center, outsourcing, moving to the cloud – there are as many answers as there are questions! As 2013 is set to be the year of massive cloud adoption, this will obviously be a key topic at DCD Converged Montreal 2013. According to industry estimates, the cloud computing market will generate over a billion dollars by 2014. Despite the questions and doubts which still surround this model at the moment, it is becoming an increasingly popular solution. We will cover all aspects and shapes of the cloud, the myths surrounding it, the real risks involved, advantages and real-life results.
The data center, as a vault for this new currency, is at the heart of each and every company and organisation and must be seen as an integral part of the business. It is a highly complex and intricate world though, rarely understood by those who are not directly involved in it. The lightning-speed developments of the technology world can overwhelm the under-prepared professional and in light of this, how can you guarantee your team’s effectiveness and efficiency?
DCD Converged Montreal 2013 will address the data center industry and operations as a whole and in depth on the basis of real-life examples, end-user case studies and shared views of data center thought-leaders and experts from Canada and abroad.
Please enter your details below to register your interest in DatacenterDynamics Converged Montréal 2014. The DCD team will send you more details on the event as soon as they become available.
Design, Build, Operate
From site selection and engineering design through to power availability and full data center automation
From collocation to Platform-as-a-Service, from Software-as-a-Service, to building your data centre capacity in the cloud
Insight on how IT needs drive data centre strategy and how that impacts infrastructure requirements
DatacenterDynamics Montréal is specifically designed to fill the knowledge and networking needs for both those responsible for the design, build an operation of IT facilities as well as key IT decision makers responsible for strategic decisions regarding capacity planning and technology investment.
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