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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 World: Cloud Repatriation- Costs are increasing and reality sinks in

John Parker  (Global Data Center Management, Esri)

Location: Room 6AB

Date: Tuesday, May 9

Time: 11:05 am - 11:55 am

Pass Type: Industry Conference, Standard, AFCOM Vendor Member, All Access- Omdia, All Access- Workshop

Track: Colocation, Hyperscale and Cloud Innovation

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

The Cloud hype is over and now sticker shock is not only setting in but growing and at an alarming rate in many cases. This session focuses on why companies are leaving the cloud and how they are accomplishing it. Get answers to the following questions and much more. Are you facing cloud costs sticker shock and need to reduce your Cloud costs? Were you one of the companies that thought "let's put everything in the Cloud" and tried too or did and are now having second thoughts? Are you having difficulty hiring qualified Cloud technical staff, architects and engineers. Do you know how to determine when you should use the cloud, your own data center or a Co-location provider instead. Should you create an On-Prem Cloud and how?


  • Reduce cloud cost significantly
  • Create a CCOE (Cloud Center of Excellence)
  • Provide yourself realistic options
  • Create a hybrid cloud model
  • Build your own Cloud
  • Keys to an on-prem cloud
  • Leave the cloud – build an exit strategy.