Attendance Builds for Northern California Data Center Summit: Hear State of California, NetApp, 21Vianet Group & More

Join 400+ at The Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading data center executives, including the most active and innovative investors, financiers, developers, capital sources, technology firms and end-users are making plans to attend The Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit & Expo on April 11.


The Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit & Expo will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center and bring together the most active and innovative firms for important discussion, debate and networking.

Hear 40+ Speakers, Including NEW VOICES and THE MOST ACTIVE Industry Executives:

Recent Speaker Additions:

* Ron Hughes, Director of the Office of Technology Services, The State of California
* Ralph Renne, Director – Site Operations, Workplace Resources, NetApp
* Gina Haspilaire, Vice President, Managing Director, Pacnet
* Philip Lin, Executive Vice President of Strategic & Business Development, 21Vianet Group, Inc
* Justin Reilly , Partner, Cassidy Turley
* Ryan Oró, General Manager – Western Region, Coresite
* Jim Kerrigan, Principal, Director - Data Center Group, Avison Young
* Mike Ballard, CEO, Cobalt Data Centers
* Scott Stein, Senior Vice President, Cassidy Turley

Featured Discussion: Buy, Sell or Hold?Analysis of The San Francisco & Silicon Valley Markets in the Face of Maturing Market Options, Including: Oregon, Nevada and ArizonaWhat's the Next Western Frontier for Developers?
* Is the nation's leading data center market simply too hot and ready to cool-down?
* Why stay in California?
* Will end-users continue to explore other western regions and what impact will this have on regional supply-demand? Will new tenants replace firms that have relocated to other western locations?
* Compare and Contrast: San Francisco, Silicon Valley vs western locations: Nevada, Oregon, Washington – What are the unique advantages (tax rates, cost of power) of SF/SV vs other regions?
* Will the market see additional colocation deals, or new wholesale and custom design-and-build in the next 12-24 months?
* Analysis of market expansion in western regions
* Analysis of diminishing reliability as it relates to efficiency
* Analysis of the evolution of data centers with focus on the current state of offerings
* Exploring the impact of local, county, state and federal incentives on the life of the data center facility
Hear from:
* Moderator: Justin Reilly, Partner, Cassidy Turley
* Mike Ballard, CEO, Cobalt Data Centers
* William Dunckel, Senior Project Manager, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
* Paul Hopkins, Regional Vice President, DuPont Fabros Technology
* Ron Hughes, Director of the Office of Technology Services, The State of California
* John C. Roukema, Director of Electric Utility, Silicon Valley Power
* John Sheputis, CEO, Fortune Data Centers
* Aaron Wangenheim, Executive Vice President, T5 Data Centers

With regional investment and development events in New York, Santa Clara, Chicago, Los Angeles and Dallas, The National Data Center Summit Series has become the nation's most popular and influential networking and market intelligence program for data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives. Executives from various regions have discovered the program's content and networking opportunities to be extremely valuable to overall strategy in this rapidly-evolving sector.

> View detailed agenda.

NETWORKING & NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Attendance and interest are building for CRE's Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit. 400+ are expected to attend. Look who's attending as of March 22:

  • 451 Research
  • Active Power
  • Air Enterprises
  • Ameristar Fence Products
  • Avison Young
  • Burstorm
  • Carlson Design Construct
  • Carter Validus
  • CMFA
  • CoBank
  • Comcast
  • Comcast Business
  • CoreSite
  • Critical Facilities Round Table
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • CyrusOne
  • Digital Fortress
  • Digital Realty Trust
  • Direct Line
  • DPR Construction
  • DuCharme, McMillen & Associates
  • DuPont Fabros Technology
  • Equinix
  • Fortune Data Centers
  • GI Partners
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hyde NW
  • iMiller Public Relations
  • Integra
  • Intellibat
  • Jaymie Scotto & Associates
  • Layer42 Networks
  • Legrand
  • Leviton Network Solutions
  • Lithium Technologies, Inc.
  • NEF
  • Net Access Corporation
  • NetApp
  • NetStructures
  • Nuvalo
  • OAC Services
  • Osborn
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • PARADIGM Structural Engineers, Inc.
  • PM Greene Engineers
  • PM Group
  • Polargy
  • PTS Consulting
  • QTS
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • RealEnergy
  • Red Tower Partners
  • Redwood Electric Group
  • Rittal Corporation
  • Romonet
  • S&C Electric
  • Sabey Data Centers
  • Saivertech
  • Schneider Electric
  • Server Farm Realty
  • Sidera Networks
  • Silicon Valley Colocation
  • SOM
  • Studley, Inc.
  • Sunesys
  • Switch
  • T5 Data Centers
  • The State of California
  • Total Property Management Services
  • TW Telecom
  • UBS AG
  • ViaWest
  • WiredRE
  • Wyoming Business Council

> For additional information/registration.

A limited number of exhibiting and speaking opportunities are available. Please contact:

Adam Knobloch, Director of Client Relations | 646-428-4706

Brian Klebash, President | 617-501-6075

Telephone Registration & Questions:
Ronnie Niederman | 212-873-3484

CapRate Events 2013 DATA CENTER SUMMITS:

The Second Annual Greater New York Data Center Summit | Held February 26-27 | 450 executives from 275 firm attended | View event photos/recap

The Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit | April 11 | The Santa Clara Convention Center |Registration is available

The Second Annual Greater Chicago Data Center Summit | June 6 | Museum of Science and Industry | Advance Registration is available - $199 through 2/28

The Second Annual Southwest Data Center Summit | October 17 | Los Angeles Athletic Club | Registration available in April 2013 New City in 2013:

The Inaugural Lone Star Data Center Summit | December-Date TBA


"I have attended CapRate Data Center Events in New York, Santa Clara, and Chicago and have found the panels and participants to have unique ideas and perspectives. I've always enjoyed the conferences and the attendees that I meet there."
- Jim Kerrigan, Principal, Director – Data Center Group, Avison Young

"I attended the event in New York City in November, The Greater New York Data Center Summit. Great speakers, great discussions and a wealth of information."
- Ken DePalo, Sales Engineer – New York Metro Region, Advanced Business Communications

"A fantastic data center summit event in New York City. The topics were current and the market information was very informative. It was also great to meet some of the speakers who are true leaders and visionaries in the third-party data center industry."
- Sean P. Brady, Senior Director, Co Founder Data Center Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey, Inc

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Brian Klebash CAPRATE Events, LLC, 6175016075,

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