CyrusOne, QTS Join Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit on 9/16

Active in Data Centers? Don't Miss Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Region's Data Center Real Estate & Technology Event of 2014

RESTON, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --  The Mid-Atlantic region's most active developers, including QTS and CyrusOne, have joined The Second Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summi t. With two months to go, 200 investors, developers, capital sources, end-users and technology firms have already made plans to attend; 400+ are expected.

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Join the region's most active data center executives for vital discussion, debate and networking in this full-day conference that will combine 50+ speakers, 13 panels and various networking opportunities. The event is produced by CapRate Events, organizer of The National Data Center Summit Series, with regional events in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago and Los Angeles.

The Second Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit will feature expert speakers who will discuss the region's most important trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including:

* Federal and state regulations and how they could impact the industry

* New tax incentives for data center developers and operators

* Analysis of demand-supply in Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland markets

* New and emerging private equity and venture capital sources for development and investment

* How the various cloud offerings are changing the game on the demand side

Featured Panel: Federal Regulation and How it May Impact the Data Center Industry* Analysis of implementation of Dodd-Frank for financial services, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for healthcare, and the Government's push towards cloud computing and what this all means for the industry* Under such regulation, what are the new burdens for developers, owners and operators? What should they know moving forward in terms of contracts, SLAs, internal standards, audits, and a cadre of other compliance measures* Where will regulation commence: In Congress, or independent federal agencies?Hear from: Peter Adrian Kavounas, CEO & President, Cloud Strategix, LLC

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Who Should Attend? * Commercial real estate investors * Developers * Debt sources * Equity sources * Technology service providers * Connectivity firms * Property management firms * Attorneys * Technology firms * Architects * Construction firms * Regional economic development executives

Why Participate? * Expand your real estate network with the most active and innovative firms * Gain access to the city's new buyers, developers and end-users * Hear innovative content and high-level information that will impact decision-making in the next 12-24 months * Hear candid analysis of market conditions and opportunities from industry thought-leaders * Hear new voices and new perspectives in real estate

** New Speakers ** Hear New Voices, Including the Most Active Developers, Investors & End-Users

Tag Greason, EVP, Enterprise Sales, QTS |  Tag Greason oversees the commercial, enterprise and federal sales divisions of QTS, as well as being responsible for the company's marketing efforts. With 19 years of experience as a senior sales executive, marketer and financial analyst, Tag was promoted into his current role in December 2011, after previously serving as the company's executive vice president of enterprise sales. As a member of the QTS executive leadership team, Tag helps to develop short and long term revenue growth strategies for the company. Prior to joining QTS, Tag served as executive vice president for Current Analysis, Inc. and vice president of global services at Savvis Communications, Inc. Tag holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from George Mason University, and a Bachelor of Science in systems engineering from the United States Military Academy. In 2009, Tag was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, where he continues to serve.

Fred Holloway, Vice President, Partner Ecosystem, CyrusOne | Fred is charged with the development and growth of CyrusOne's Partner Ecosystem. CyrusOne's Partner Ecosystem now includes over 100 companies representing various cloud offerings (i.e. PaaS, SaaS, DRaaS, etc.), traditional outsourcing, IT Advisory Consulting firms, professional services, telecommunications carriers, etc. EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College EXPERIENCE: With nearly 30 years of professional experience, he previously served as director of the energy segment within Hewlett-Packard's sales organization, managing the sales and support of all HP products and solutions to energy customers in the United States. Prior to joining HP, Fred worked at Digital Equipment Corporation in several sales leadership roles providing solutions to a broad array of customers.

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** Attending Firms ** More than 200 leading national and Mid-Atlantic data center developers, investors, owners/operators, technology firms and end-users have made plans to attend, as of July 16, including:

* Alban CAT Power Systems

* Anixter


* Canara

* Cloud Strategix, LLC

* Compu Dynamics, LLC


* Cushman & Wakefield

* CyrusOne

* DC Group

* DigiPlex Group of Companies

* Digital Realty

* Dominion Virginia Power

* DuPont Fabros Technology

* Emerson

* Emerson Network Power/Liebert

* Experis Data Centers LLC

* Gordon Inc.

* Hurricane Electric


* Kyoto Cooling

* Loudoun County

* Mestex, a Division of Mestek, Inc.

* Optelian

* Pinpoint Capital Advisors


* RagingWire

* Schneider Electric

* ScienceLogic

* SummitIG

* Syska Hennessy Group

* The Electrical Alliance

* tw telecom

* Unleashed Technologies, LLC

* U.S. Security Associates Inc.

* Varia Systems, Inc.

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 Event Speaker/Sponsor Contact: Brian Klebash | 917-460-3572 | info@cre-events.comTelephone Registration/Questions: Ronnie Niederman | 212-873-3484

Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CAPRATE Events, LLC, 6175016075,

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