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Data Center Industry Leadership to Convene for 4th Annual Summit: Join RagingWire, Vantage Data Centers, Strattam Capital & More

New Speakers, More Networking Opportunities: 4th Annual NorCal Summit Feb 23-25

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Join the leading investors, developers, owners, debt sources, equity sources, architects, engineers, end-users and industry service providers who are writing the next chapter in data center and connectivity innovations. The 4th Annual Northern California Data Center Summit's 50 speakers and 13 panel discussions will bring special focus to data center real estate and technology infrastructure opportunities in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and emerging western markets.

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The National Data Center Summit Series is expanding with more valuable market intelligence and networking opportunities in 2015. The nation's premier data center conference series will kick off February 23-25 with The 4th Annual Northern California Data Center Summit in San Francisco. The summit will feature an opening night reception on February 23, full-day conference on February 24 and operations workshop on February 25.

"The National Data Center Summit Series presents a great conference, with good attendance and the right people," Frank X. Lukas, Ph.D., Global Chief Technology Officer, Devonshire Investors International

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Confirmed Speakers:

  • Douglas S. Adams, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, RagingWire
  • Zane Alsabery, President and CEO, Alchemy Communications, Inc.
  • James Alvers, Data Center Design Engineer, Hewlett-Packard
  • Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
  • Stephen I. Berkman, Partner – Real Estate Department, Paul Hastings
  • Smarak Bhuyan, Program Manager, Technical Operations, Global Data Centers, eBay, Inc.
  • Jeff Burges, President & Founder, DataSite
  • Sureel Choksi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Data Centers
  • Paul DeGroot, Partner & CTO, Naissus Thermal Management Solutions, Inc.
  • Townsend Devereux, Partner/Managing Director, DH Capital
  • William F. Dougherty, Executive Director – Data Center Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Jeff Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
  • Mark Gilbert, Director, Data Center Solutions, COPT
  • Tony Greenberg, CEO, RampRate
  • Michael Hochanadel, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Paul Hopkins, Regional Vice President, DuPont Fabros Technology
  • Jerry Inguagiato, Senior Vice President, CBRE
  • Rick Juarez, Managing Director, Waller Capital Partners, LLC
  • Douglas Loewe, Managing Director, interxion
  • Miles Loo, Jr., Executive Director, Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.
  • Frank X. Lukas, Ph.D. Global Chief Technology Officer, Devonshire Investors International
  • Kelly Morgan, Senior Equity Analyst, 451 Research (tentative)
  • J. Byrne Murphy, Chairman, DigiPlex Group of Companies
  • Sanjay Nayak, SVP of Corporate Development, Pacnet
  • Ryan Oró, Vice President, General Management – Western Region, Coresite
  • Avner Papouchado, President, Server Farm Realty
  • John Paulsen, Consultant, Digital Realty Trust
  • Jeana Pieralde, Information Security and Compliance Manager, California Water Service Company
  • Adrian Polak, Managing Director, Strattam Capital
  • Dr. Jonathan Reichental, Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto
  • Treb Ryan, CBU, Chief Strategy Officer, Dimension Data
  • Jonathan Schildkraut, Managing Director, Evercore Partners
  • John Sheputis, CEO, Fortune Data Centers
  • Dell Stortroen, CEO, Backbone Cable Inc.
  • Gina Tomlinson, Chief of Technology & Information Services, Overland Storage & Technologies

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Attending Firms (as of January 27, 2015):

  • Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
  • Alchemy Communications, Inc.
  • Arizona Commerce Authority
  • Backbone Cable Inc.
  • Black Lotus Communications
  • Blackfoot Telephone
  • California Water Service Company
  • CenturyLink
  • City of San Francisco
  • CoBank
  • Cobalt Data Centers
  • COPT
  • Coresite
  • Cowen And Company, LLC
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • The Dark Fiber Community
  • Data Clean
  • Data Site Colo
  • DC Group
  • Devonshire Investors International
  • DH Capital, LLC
  • DigiPlex Group of Companies
  • Digital Realty Trust
  • Dimension Data
  • DTZ
  • DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc.
  • DuPont Fabros Technology
  • eBay, Inc.
  • Evercore Partners
  • Facebook
  • Facility Support Services
  • Fortune Data Centers
  • GI Partners
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Infomart
  • interxion
  • JLL
  • McClellan Park
  • McKinstry
  • Methode – Data Solutions Group
  • Naissus Thermal Management Solutions, Inc.
  • Netfortris
  • Opus Interactive, Inc.
  • Oregon Electric Group
  • Overland Storage & Technologies
  • Pacnet
  • Palo Alto
  • PARADIGM Structural Engineers, Inc.
  • Quality Uptime Services
  • Rack Solutions
  • RagingWire
  • RampRate
  • RampRate
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Sabey Data Centers
  • Server Farm Realty
  • SAI – Switchboard Apparatus Inc
  • Schneider Electric
  • Softlayer
  • Strattam Capital
  • Sunbelt Controls
  • Telx
  • Upsite Technologies
  • Vantage Data Centers
  • Waller Capital Partners, LLC
  • XKL, LLC
  • 451 Research (tentative)

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Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CAPRATE Events, LLC, 917-460-3572, [email protected]

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