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Central Ohio Chapter Welcomes Tina Lyden to Meeting

Posted on 12/6/2021
AFCOM’s Central Ohio Chapter welcomes Tina Lyden to Meeting.

The Strategic Power of Data-led Cloud Migration

Posted on 12/6/2021
Data-led migration is not just about moving data to the cloud, but also harnessing that data once it is in the cloud in order to improve decision-making abilities.

Sustainability a Key Issue for Data Centers, Colocation Providers

Posted on 11/22/2021
Data center managers looking to use colocation services are making sustainability a priority.

Potomac Chapter Honored by NVTC for Internship Program

Posted on 11/20/2021
Data center managers looking to use colocation services are making sustainability a priority.

Data Center Diversity: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Posted on 11/15/2021
Closing the diversity gap has always been a challenge. How is the industry attempting to close it, and is it enough?

AFCOM's Career Center: Behind the Scenes

Posted on 11/15/2021
Find out what makes AFCOM's Career Center tick.

Ransomware Targets Legacy Infrastructure

Posted on 11/8/2021
Find out what Mel Reyes, presenter of the most recent AFCOM webinar, says to do about legacy systems and ransomware.

Spotlight on Nomad Futurists at NYC/NJ Chapter Meeting

Posted on 10/11/2021
Nomad Futurists to record podcasts at NYC/NJ chapter meeting Oct. 25

​Liz Cruz: Our New Director of Data Center Programs

Posted on 10/3/2021
Meet ​Liz Cruz, our new Director of Data Center Programs

Data Center World - 2021: It's a Wrap

Posted on 8/23/2021
About 900 IT professionals attended Data Center World in Orlando, Fla. last week as physical events returned in the industry.