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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: Destination Migration Expectation

Rick Thissen  (Sr. Advisor, Itascapoint Inc.)

Bill Doty  (I.T. Group Manager - Data Center Services, CH Robinson)

Keith Meierhofer  (Founder of Itascapoint, Itascapoint Inc.)

Location: Room 6AB

Date: Tuesday, May 9

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

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: TBD

Audience Level: All

A change is coming to your data center! You've been given the direction to migrate.

What does this mean? Do you even need a data center? Are you prepared, and what are the steps? What are the risks?

Find your success in the (long-term) planning and the details.

With our engaging and interactive (bring your smartphones!) presentation by experts who have successfully navigated cloud selection, colocation selection, and the migration process numerous times, we will discuss 3 to 4 use case studies, which include a Fortune 500 financial institution and major health care provider.


  • Real case studies, real examples and lessons learned
  • Migration approaches, what has worked
  • How similar customer approached complicated decisions
  • How long did key migration elements take and what adjustments were required along the way