WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT, news, filings), a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenant wholesale data centers, today announced that it will have two speakers presenting at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference on Dec. 3 and 4 at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
DFT has teamed with Jim Craig, Olympic gold medalist and goalie of the 1980 USA hockey team, to speak on “The Power of Teamwork,” on Wed., Dec. 3 at 7:15 a.m. PST in the Venetian G room. Craig will provide specific examples from the experience of the U.S. “Miracle on Ice” hockey team and how it confounded the experts, made history … and made it to the top of the podium. The first 50 attendees will receive a copy of Craig’s book, “Gold Medal Strategies: Business Lessons From America’s Miracle Team.”*
Scott Davis, Executive Vice President of Operations for DFT, will present on “It Takes a Team: Building the Next Generation Data Center” on Thurs., Dec. 4 at 11:30 a.m. PST in the Bassano 2601 room. Davis will provide a first look into the design and building of DFT’s latest mega data center and innovative commissioning techniques. Attendees will learn how DFT transformed traditional computer room power distribution, resulting in improved energy efficiency and reduced operating costs without sacrificing reliability. Features include a medium voltage electrical distribution system, an Isolated-Parallel UPS topology, new innovations within the cooling design and an industry-leading PUE.
“Events like Gartner’s Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference exude a high caliber of mindshare, and we are looking forward to the opportunity to engage with attendees, customers, partners and analysts,” said Lee Kestler, Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing for DuPont Fabros Technology. “Data center infrastructure management is a hot topic at the conference this year, and we are excited to share results from our latest data center design. We collaborated with customers who inspired progressive design ideas, which in turn, provided the new standard for our next generation data centers.”
DFT is a Silver Plus sponsor and will be located in booth #380.
About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenanted wholesale data centers. The Company’s facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient and safe computing environments in a low-cost operating model. The Company’s customers outsource their mission-critical applications and include national and international enterprises across numerous industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud-based, healthcare and financial services. The Company’s 11 data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total 2.75 million gross square feet and 240 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit www.dft.com
About the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2014
The 33rd Annual Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference is the premier destination for infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders around the world focusing on today’s most important I&O topics, trends and technologies. This event provides in–depth coverage of mobile, cloud, storage and other IT forces that are making new demands on the data center — as well as expert advice that will help position I&O as a key contributor to business strategy and competitive advantage. The Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference will help Data Center professionals reliably deliver crucial IT services and drive improved levels of productivity and innovation at the same time. Additional information is available at:http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/data-center/
*While Gartner is hosting the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2014 event, Gartner is not in any way affiliated with Dupont Fabros Technology, Inc. or this promotion, the selection of winners or the distribution of prizes. Gartner disclaims all responsibility for any claims that may arise hereunder.
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