Interested in Data Centers? Join Active & Innovative Firms on April 11

400+ Expected to Attend Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit & Expo

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 19, 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 summit is part of The National Data Center Summit Series, produced by CapRate Events, LLC.


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. Indeed, 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.

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

Who Should Attend?
* Commercial real estate investors * Developers * Debt sources * Equity sources * Property management firms * Attorneys * Technology firms * Architects * Construction firms * Regional economic development executives * Data center end-users * Cloud service providers
Why Participate?
* Expand your real estate network with the most active and innovative firms: Develop new relationships
* Hear candid analysis of market conditions and opportunities from industry thought-leaders: Develop a winning game plan for the next 12 months
* Hear new voices and new perspectives in real estate: Innovative content and high-level information provide significant takeaway value

Hear 40+ Speakers, NEW VOICES and THE MOST ACTIVE Industry Executives, Including:
* 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
* William Dunckel, Senior Project Manager, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
* Paul Hopkins, Regional Vice President, DuPont Fabros Technology
* Kaushik Joshi, Vice President – Corporate Strategy & Development, Equinix
* John C. Roukema, Director of Electric Utility, Silicon Valley Power
* John Sheputis, CEO, Fortune Data Centers
* Aaron Wangenheim, Executive Vice President, T5 Data Centers
* Jeff Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
* Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
* Christof Hammerli, Vice President – Data Center Division, Carter Validus
* Jonathan A. Schildkraut, Managing Director, Equity Research – Telecom Services & Data Center Services, Evercore Partners
* Luke Denmon, Critical Environment Practice, CBRE
* Blake Ellman, Chief Executive Officer, Net Access Corporation
* Charles Hoop, Supply & Demand Management, UBS AG
* Misha Logvinov, Chief Information Officer, Lithium Technologies, Inc.
* John Wallerich, DCEP, Principal Architect – Data Center Lead, Office of IT CTO, NetApp
* Jeff Polick, Region Director, Schneider Electric
* Tony Greenberg, CEO, RampRate/DeepStrat
* Bruce Myatt, PE, Principal, Critical Facilities Solutions, Inc. | Founder, Critical Facilities Round Table
* Keith Dines, Vice President – Data Center Development, Digital Realty Trust
* Zack Ryan, Data Center Strategy, Kaiser Permanente
* Scott Stein, Senior Vice President, Cassidy Turley
* Brendan Roe, Advanced Manufacturing, Sector Director, PM Group
* Dr. Timothy Chou, Stanford University
* Avner Papouchado, President, Server Farm Realty
* David Graziano, General Manager, Silicon Valley Colocation (tentative)

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NETWORKING & NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Attendance and interest are building for The Second Annual Northern California Data Center Summit & Expo. 160 executives from 70 of the most active data center and technology firms have made plans to attend, as of March 11. 400+ are expected to attend. Look Who's Attending:
* 451 Research
* Avison Young
* Active Power
* Ameristar Fence Products
* Burstorm
* Carlson Design Construct
* Carter Validus
* CoBank
* Comcast
* Comcast Business
* CoreSite
* Cushman & Wakefield
* CyrusOne
* Digital Realty Trust
* Direct Line
* 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.
* Net Access Corporation
* NetApp
* NetStructures
* Nuvalo
* OAC Services
* Pacific Gas & Electric Company
* PARADIGM Structural Engineers, Inc.
* PM Greene Engineers
* Osborn
* PM Group
* Polargy
* PTS Consulting
* RBC Capital Markets
* RealEnergy
* Red Tower Partners
* Rittal Corporation
* Sabey Data Centers
* Saivertech
* Schneider Electric
* Server Farm Realty
* Sidera Networks
* Silicon Valley Colocation
* Studley, Inc.
* Sunesys
* Switch
* Total Property Management Services
* T5 Data Centers
* TW Telecom
* ViaWest
* WiredRE
* Wyoming Business Council

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

Brian Klebash, President | 617-501-6075

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

For additional information, including detailed agenda and registration:

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

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