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Data Center World 2021

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2021 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics – all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center.

Case Study: Tractor Supply Co. Data Center Growth Challenges and Achievements

Jeffery Smith  (Sr Critical Facilities Engineer, Tractor Supply Co.)

Location: S330HG

Date: Wednesday, August 18

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Track: Data Center IT Infrastructure & Platforms

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

A presentation discussing Tractor Supply Company's 6 year journey with our data center challenges, wins with implementing new technologies and hard work to keep our production data center space at the same size, while growing from a 5 Billion dollar company to a 10 Billion dollar company.

Key Items of information will highlight or change in DR strategy to build out a new DR location, utilization of a free DCIM solution, move to hyper-converged systems and our network vendor switch we made to allow us the higher bandwidths at more reasonable costs.

Takeaway

1. Give insight into how utilizing some key new technologies can significantly improve your data center space and power controls and improve data center capabilities.
2. Learn of our work to overcome multiple challenges growing our data center capabilities, supporting a growth company, all while maintaining the same colocation space.
3. How utilizing free DCIM tools to help small data center managers organize and manage data center space, power and assets until a future fully capable DCIM solution can be implemented.
4. Gain an understanding of how we improved our Production Uptime percentages over the years by moving our Production and Disaster sites to new locations.

Intended Audience

1. Give insight into how utilizing some key new technologies can significantly improve your data center space and power controls and improve data center capabilities.
2. Learn of our work to overcome multiple challenges growing our data center capabilities, supporting a growth company, all while maintaining the same colocation space.
3. How utilizing free DCIM tools to help small data center managers organize and manage data center space, power and assets until a future fully capable DCIM solution can be implemented.
4. Gain an understanding of how we improved our Production Uptime percentages over the years by moving our Production and Disaster sites to new locations.