What is a Leaders Lab?


An AFCOM Leaders Lab
is a think tank comprised of data center professionals across the United States who explore solutions and develop responses to the most critical issues facing data centers today.

  • Big Data/Machine Learning
  • Disaster Operations/Recovery
  • Energy Crisis/Efficiency
  • Hybrid Architecture
  • Internet of Things
  • Security

Exclusive gatherings of thought leaders driving innovation, education and advancement of data center technologies.

The AFCOM Leaders Lab groups will meet in cities across the U.S. to tackle some of the industry’s most pressing challenges. And, their work will be shared with their peers during a keynote session at Data Center World Global in March, 2019.

 

Seattle, WA

  • Live Meeting: Sep 25, 2018 

GREEN IT/SUSTAINABILITY FOR DATA CENTERS

Beyond Green: What the Next-Generation Sustainable Data Center Will Look Like

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Phoenix, AZ

Live Meeting: Sep 27, 2018

CAPACITY OPTIMIZATION AND TCO

Bridging the Data Center - Aligning IT, Facilities and Business to Meet New Capacity Demand

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Dallas, TX

  • Live Meeting: Oct 17, 2018

DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Take Back Your Nights and Weekends! Leverage New Data Center Management Tools for Operational Efficiency

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New York, NY

  • Live Meeting: Oct 30, 2018

IOT, MACHINE LEARNING, ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE

Eliminate Data Center Downtime with Predictive Maintenance

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Phoenix, AZ

  • March, 2019

DATA CENTER WORLD

Exclusive Global Gathering

All groups will be invited to a special networking event at Data Center World. Results of all Leaders Labs will be shared from in main stage during a special general session at Data Center World Global.



More than 1,000 Data Center, Facilities and IT Infrastructure Professionals will gather in Phoenix, AZ from March 19-22 for Data Center World Global 2019. Unique to the industry, Data Center World conference draws upon the knowledge and experience of the more than 3,500 AFCOM members, the association for advancing data center and IT infrastructure professionals, to create an end-user driven agenda that focuses on real solutions for today's key challenges.


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