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Data Center World 2022

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 2022 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. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Transitioning to a Hybrid World of On Premise, Colocation and Cloud

Joseph Furmanski  (Director, Data Center Facilities and Technologies, UPMC)

Location: 6ABC

Date: Wednesday, March 30

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm

Pass type: All Access, Industry Conference, Standard - Get your pass now!

Track: Colocation, Hosting and Cloud Innovation

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All


As Healthcare at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has evolved this session will discuss UPMCs Data Centers transition over the past five years to a fully Hybrid Environment. This includes, an On-Premise Data Center, a Colocation Facility, Multiple Cloud Implementations and Edge Data Centers.

This session will provide an:
* overview on the transition from fully On-Premise Data Centers to these environments
* a review of the challenges that have been encountered
* the process of the continuing evolution of UPMC's IT Environment


How to keep On-Premise Data Centers Cost Effective
How to receive the acceptable services from a Colocation Provider
How to manage a Hybrid Cloud Environment
What is Resiliency in this new world