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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).

One Company's Journey to a Hybrid environment - Co-lo - DRaaS - Cloud - on prem right-sizing - now let's add POPs

Craig Rhodes  (Managing Director, Data Center Services, Structured Communication Systems, Inc.)

Location: Room 5ABC

Date: Wednesday, May 10

Time: 3:40 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Track: Colocation, Hyperscale and Cloud Innovation

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

It has been a 5+ year journey. Following the path of an IT roadmap that started with migration from on-prem to co-lo, followed by the move of DR to DRaaS (Disaster recovery as a service) - implementing SaaS applications along the way, establishing a hyperscale cloud presence, and then "getting the network out of the data center" by centralizing network connectivity and access into two edge data center "POPs" (points of presence) - this journey has been one of joining what is best for the organization with what are best practices in the industry, while focusing on execution and staying ahead of customer expectations to deliver a solid customer experience.

One Company's Journey to a Hybrid environment
Co-lo - DRaaS - Cloud - on prem right-sizing - now let's add POPs


Case study of a 5 year journey following an established roadmap.
Learn how setting a plan will help you succeed.
Gaining efficiencies by standardization and consolidation
The trend of separating the network (connectivity and access) from the data center (compute and storage)