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The data center business is drastically changing. New technologies and services make old methods of practice obsolete. Down time costs millions of dollars and jeopardizes job security. Cyber threats loom over every data center operation, and every IT department. Network architecture and network design are evolving. If you’re part of the data center industry, these challenges (and more) touch on your profession in some way. AFCOM’s mission is to advance IT and data center professionals through education, networking and guidance.

We’re focused on our local members and what’s important to them in their day-to-day jobs. If you want to learn more about what we’re doing for current members, and what promotions we’re offering for new membership, email Chicago@AFCOM.com




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