Texas Data Center Summit

October 10 | Dallas, TX

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Big Data, Big State, Big Opportunities: Network with Today’s Most Active Owners, Operators, Capital Sources & End-Users
Join 450+ leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives for the inaugural Texas Data Center Summit on October 10. Expert speakers will discuss new opportunities and challenges, including:
* Financing speculative data center development: Can it be done?
* The next Texas and central state data center market: Economic development incentives, connectivity & explosive growth
* The impact of the cloud on new development: Opportunity or threat?
* Disaster scenarios: Strategies for “The Day after Tomorrow,” including fire, redundancy & UPS
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More than 4,000 executives have attended The National Data Center Summit Series conferences since 2011 in New York, Santa Clara, Chicago, Los Angeles. The inaugural Texas Data Center Summit will bring special focus to data center real estate opportunities and challenges in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio markets.

Media&Association Partners -Sept 23

Participating Investors, Owners & Developers (as of Sept. 19):
* 1547 Critical Systems Realty
* ByteGrid Holdings LLC
* C7 Data Centers
* Compass Datacenters
* CoreSite
* CyrusOne
* DataBank, Ltd.
* Digital Fortress
* Digital Realty
* Houston Data Center
* Internap
* QTS
* Stream Data Centers
* T5 Data Centers
* TierPoint
(partial list)

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On-Site Event Services Provided by Debbie Vaughan Productions

** Featuring High-Level Panel Discussions **

  • Greater Texas Market 360: With a Tax-Friendly Business Climate, a Deregulated Utility System and Lower Costs of Land and Construction, What Types of Investors are Becoming More Active?
  • The Impact of the Cloud on New Development: Opportunity or Threat?
  • The Next Texas and Central State Data Center Market: Analysis & Predictions for New Market Investment & Development
  • A View from the Public Sector: Analysis of the State’s Data Strategy – and Incentives for New Private Sector Development
  • Data Center Financing: Exploring the Role of REIT, Technology, and Private Equity Funds
  • Data Center End User Trends: Analysis of Financial Sector, Healthcare and Educational Demand Drivers — Will End-Users Seek Additional Colocation Space in the Next 12-24 Months or Pursue Custom Design-and-Build Solutions?
  • Data Center Disaster Scenarios: Strategies for “The Day after Tomorrow,” Including Fire, Redundancy & UPS
  • Fireside Chat with Texas Data Center Firm of 2013

CONFERENCE SERIES TESTIMONIALS:

“The Data Center Summits that CapRate Events produces are well executed and informative. The presenters are industry leaders and the quality of topics are always relevant to the needs of end users and service providers.”Tim Huffman,
Executive Vice President, National Director | Technology Solutions Group,
Colliers International
“I have attended CapRate Data Center Events in New York, Santa Clara, and Chicago and have found the panels and participants to have unique ideas and perspectives. I’ve always enjoyed the conferences and the attendees that I meet there.”Jim Kerrigan,
Principal, Director – Data Center Group,
Avison Young
“I attended the event in New York City in November, The Greater New York Data Center Summit. Great speakers, great discussions and a wealth of information.”Ken DePalo,
Sales Engineer – New York Metro Region,
Advanced Business Communications
“A fantastic data center summit event in New York City. The topics were current and the market information was very informative. It was also great to meet some of the speakers who are true leaders and visionaries in the third-party data center industry.”Sean P. Brady,
Senior Director, Co Founder Data Center Advisory Group,
Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey, Inc.

Hear 40+ Speakers, Including New Voices and the Most Active Industry Executives:


  • Todd Kimbriel
    Texas Department of Information Resources

  • Michael Lahoud
    Stream Data Centers

  • J. Todd Raymond
    1547 Critical Systems Realty

  • Tesh Durvasula
    CyrusOne

  • Josh Snowhorn
    CyrusOne

  • Matthew Brown
    HP Cloud Services

  • Eric Jacobs
    QTS

  • Harry Whalen
    Allen Economic Development Corp.

  • Mike Higgins
    Internap

  • Tim Huffman
    Colliers

  • Jim Kerrigan
    Avison Young

  • Miles Loo
    Cushman & Wakefield Western

  • Andrew Schaap
    Digital Realty

  • Robert DeVita
    Cologix

  • Pete Marin
    T5 Data Centers

  • Paul Gerrard
    Digital Fortress

  • Sean Farney
    Ubiquity Critical Environments

  • Shawn Mills
    Green House Data

  • Tom Long
    San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

  • Chris Crosby
    Compass Data Centers

  • Robert Geary
    Deutsche Bank Securities