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Data Center World 2023

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 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Data Center BUILD: Learning Lessons on a Global Scale

Alan Howard  (Principal Analyst, Omdia)

Location: Ballroom BC

Date: Tuesday, May 9

Time: 11:15 am - 12:05 pm

Pass Type: All Access, Data Center Build

Session Type: BUILD

Vault Recording: TBD

America’s recent trouble with NIMBY-ism, zoning, and power limitations are old news for many regions around the globe. Ireland, Singapore, and Tokyo, to name a few, have faced many of these issues & found solutions. This session will bring data center building experts who work in these countries to share strategies learned from years of practice.


  • Understand how mandates of DfMA in Singapore help to address building limitations
  • Hear about converting a parking garage in Tokyo to much needed data center space
  • Consider how cultural differences in education, especially the use of vocational schools, could solve skilled labor shortages in the US