Join 400+ at Texas Data Center Summit: Data Center Real Estate & Technology Infrastructure Executives to Convene

Join the nation's leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives for the inaugural Texas Data Center Summit on October 10

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Join the nation's leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives for the inaugural Texas Data Center Summit on October 10. With original content, new information and meaningful networking opportunities, The National Data Center Summit Series events continue to attract the industry's most active and innovative firms.


Featuring High-Level Panel Discussions:

  • Greater Texas Market 360: With a Tax-Friendly Business Climate, a Deregulated Utility System and Lower Costs of Land and Construction, What Types of Investors are Becoming More Active?
  • The Impact of the Cloud on New Development: Opportunity or Threat?
  • The Next Texas and Central State Data Center Market: Analysis & Predictions for New Market Investment & Development
  • A View from the Public Sector: Analysis of the State's Data Strategy – and Incentives for New Private Sector Development
  • Data Center Financing: Exploring the Role of REIT, Technology, and Private Equity Funds
  • Data Center End User Trends: Analysis of Financial Sector, Healthcare and Educational Demand Drivers — Will End-Users Seek Additional Colocation Space in the Next 12-24 Months or Pursue Custom Design-and-Build Solutions?
  • Data Center Disaster Scenarios: Strategies for "The Day after Tomorrow," Including Fire, Redundancy & UPS

Featured Speaker:
Todd Kimbriel, Chief Operating Officer, Texas Department of Information Resources

Todd Kimbriel, acting Chief Operations Officer, is the IRM and Director of the eGovernment Division of the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). He came to public service in 2008 after serving over 25 years in the private sector. He is a lifelong information technology professional, having spent time in all aspects of technology including planning, design, operations, and management.

New Speaker Additions:

  • Jerry Blair, Co-Founder & Vice President of Sales, DataBank, Ltd.
  • JMatthew Brown, Director of Global Data Center Operations, HP Cloud Services
  • JEric E. Jacobs, Vice President & General Manager, QTS
  • JRick Kurtzbein, Research Analyst, Multi-Tenant Datacenters, 451 Research
  • JJ. Todd Raymond, Partner, 1547 Critical Systems Realty

More than 3,500 executives have attended National Data Center Summit Series events over the past two years in New York, Santa Clara, Chicago, Los Angeles. The inaugural Texas Data Center Summit will bring special focus to data center real estate opportunities and challenges in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio markets.

"The Data Center Summits that CapRate Events produces are well executed and informative. The presenters are industry leaders and the quality of topics are always relevant to the needs of end users and service providers." Tim Huffman, Executive Vice President, National Director | Technology Solutions Group, Colliers International
"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
"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

NETWORKING & NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: 400+ senior-level commercial real estate and service providers firms are expected to attend this full-day event market intelligence and networking event. 200 leading commercial real estate and technology infrastructure firms have already made plans to attend, including:

Title  -   Company
Partner     1547 Critical Systems Realty
Regional Manager     Active Power
CEO     Allen Economic Development Corporation
Vice President     Allen Economic Development Corporation
CEO     Alpheus Communications
V.P. Enterprise Sales     Alpheus Communications
VP Business Attraction     Arizona Commerce Authority
National Account Executive     Automated Logic
Principal & Director Data Center Group     Avison Young
Regional Account Manager     Belden
EVP     ByteGrid Holdings LLC
CEO     C7 Data Centers
Regional Manager     Carlson
Director of Business Development     Carlson DC
Principal     CEI Engineering Associates
Director of Economic Development     City of Denton
Credit Analyst     CoBank
Executive VP & Global Director – Technology Soluti     Colliers International
General Manager     Cologix
Sr. Account Executive     Communications supply corporation
CEO     conceptcsi – global data center solutions
Managing Director – EMEA     conceptcsi – global data center solutions
Regional Vice President     conceptcsi – global data center solutions
President     Core
Director     CoreSite
Director     Corgan
Sales Executive     CSI Leasing
Executive Director for Valuation & Advisory | Nati     Cushman & Wakefield
Business Development Manager     CyrusOne
Global Business Development Manager     CyrusOne
Business Analyst     CyrusOne
Chief Commercial Officer     CyrusOne
VP of Marketing     DataBank, Ltd.
VP of Sales & Co-Founder     DataBank, Ltd.
Director of Sales     DataBank, Ltd.
Co-Founder & Vice President of Sales     DataBank, Ltd.
CFO     DataBank, Ltd.
Energy Services Development Officer     Denton Municipal Electric
Director – Commercial Real Estate Group     Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Business Development Director     DFW Consulting Group
Principal     DFW Consulting Group
CEO     Digital Fortress
Vice President, Enterprise | Federal     Digital Realty
President     DSA MCS
Director     DSA-Mission Critical Services
President     Economic Development Council of Buffalo County
Regional Sales Manager     Emerson Network Power (ASCO)
Executive     Ensite Solutions LLC
VP Operations     Ensite Solutions LLC
Director, Government and Specialty Business Development     ETS-Lindgren Inc.
Business Development Manager     GNB Industrial Power
Director     Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group
President & Founder     Green House Data
Direxctor, Technology Sector     HITT Contracting, Inc
Global Data Center Operations     HP Cloud Services
Principal     Integrated Design Group, Inc.
Vice President     Integrated Design Group, Inc.
Director of Sales, Central     Internap
Marketing Specialist     ION Associates, Inc.
Sr Project Manager     JE Dunn Construction
Senior Equity Research Associate     Jefferies
Managing Director     Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc.
Data Center Manager, Americas     Lufthansa Systems Infrastructure Services, Inc.
President     M.E. GROUP
Vice President, Texas     MAPP Construction, LLC
EVP     Nova Corp
Senior Regional Director     Nova Corp
President     Opus Interactive
Principal     PageSoutherlandPage
Senior Account Manager     Panduit
CFO     Patronus Data
Data Center Infrastructure Services Director     Power Distribution, Inc.
Southwest Regional Sales Manager     Power Distribution, Inc.
Director of Sales     Power Distribution, Inc.
Vice President & General Manager     QTS
Sr. Associate     Ridgemont Equity Partners
Mission Critical Facilities     Sachs Electric Company
Executive Vice President – Business Recruitment     San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
Director of Property Management     Stream Data Centers
Associate Partner     Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
Division Manager     System Technologies
President     T5 Data Centers
Chief Operating Officer     Texas Department of Information Resources
Acting CFO     TierPoint
General Manager     TierPoint
Director of Facilities     TierPoint
VP, Business Developement     TierPoint
Chief Operating Officer     Ubiquity Critical Environments
Business Development     VAZATA
President     Vazata
Sales Engineer     ViaWest
Regional Vice President & General Manager     ViaWest, Inc.
President     Victoria Economic Development Corp.
Senior Associate     Walter P Moore
Account Executive     Wesco/CSC

For additional information about The National Data Center Summit Series, please contact: Brian Klebash, President, CapRate Events, LLC | | 917-460-3572

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