The Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit: Summit to Feature Impact of Edge, AWS, Burgeoning Georgia, Florida, Carolina Markets


ATLANTA, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Active and innovative data center developers, investors, capital sources, end-users, engineering firms, consultants and public sector executives are making plans to attend The Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit on November 29.  As of today, 300+ have registered to attend. Indeed, the summit could bring together 400+ data center real estate and technology infrastructure industry leaders.  Recent speaker additions represent innovative investors, developers and end-users, including: Codero Hosting, Iron Point Partners, IO, 451 Research, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co, Stream Data Centers and Lincoln Property Company.

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"This is an effective and unique conference, bringing the top minds in our industry, representing diverse fields: from real estate to construction to operators and end-users, with opportunities to collaborate in order to continue to set the bar higher and higher throughout the data center industry." Kirk Offel, President, NOVA Mission Critical

40+ speakers will participate in a 8 hours of high-level panels. 400+ are expected to attend for important discussion, debate and networking. The summit's expert speakers will discuss important trends and themes, including: What firms are most active in terms of new development? How has data center design evolved over the last 12-24 months? What are the advantages of data center development and operations in the various southeast markets? How are tenants and end-users viewing options to "migrate to the cloud" and related security and compliance issues?

If you are active in the data center industry in Atlanta, Charlotte, Tampa, Nashville, Jacksonville or emerging southeast markets, or looking to become more active, you will not want to miss The Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit . This two-day summit will be held on November 29 at The Georgia Aquarium and feature 40+ speakers who will offer comprehensive market analysis of the opportunities and challenges. The summit will feature 13 hours of combined informational panels and networking. Participating end-users will represent the area's most active public-and-private sector end-user firms.

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Confirmed Speakers, as of November 21, 2016:

  • Jeff Burges, President & Founder, DataSite
  • James Cali, Principal & Managing Director, Avison Young
  • Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer, Peak 10
  • Jeff Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Brian Fox, Senior Account Executive, Level 3 Communications
  • Butch Goldi, Executive Vice President – East Region, QTS
  • Johnny C. Hembree, AIA, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Vice President – Principal, PIEPER O'BRIEN HERR ARCHITECTS
  • Mike Higgins, Senior Vice President – Data Center Services, Internap
  • Fred Holloway, Vice President – Partner Ecosystem, CyrusOne
  • Rashad Kawmy, Director, CapitalSource
  • Timothy Kiser, Owner, Colo Atl, a JT Communications Company
  • Miles Loo, Jr., Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.
  • Pete Marin, President & CEO, T5 Data Centers
  • Terri McCracken, Managing Director EMEA, Dallas, TX USA and The Hague, Netherlands, MultiTek
  • Conleth O'Flynn, Managing Partner, A|H|A Consulting Engineers
  • R. Robinson Plowden, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Jake Ring, President, dcBLOX Inc.
  • Farris Shaheen, Principal, Morrison Hershfield Mission Critical
  • Dustin Smith, BRASFIELD & GORRIE, L.L.C.
  • David Spiewak, Managing Principal, DJS Group LLC / Next Tier HD
  • William D. Souder, Director, Global Solutions Engineering, Cloud & Colocation, Zayo Group
  • Tony TeVault, Vice President, Holder Construction Company
  • Mohammad Zahid, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Comprehensive Technical Group, Inc.

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175+ senior-level executives have made plans to attend, as of November 25: Join industry executives and decision makers on November 29:

  • 24/7 Technology a Unified Power Company
  • A|H|A Consulting Engineers
  • ASCO Power Techologies
  • Avison Young
  • CapitalSource
  • CapRate Events
  • Carter Validus
  • Colliers International
  • Colo Atl, a JT Communications Company
  • Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.
  • CyrusOne
  • Data Center Frontier
  • DataSite
  • dcBLOX Inc.
  • Digital Realty
  • DJS Group LLC / Next Tier HD
  • DPR Construction
  • Eaton
  • eviCore Healthcare
  • Facilities Engineering Associates, P.C.
  • GoRACK Data Centers
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gordon, Inc.
  • Graybar
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Holder Construction Company
  • Internap
  • Joe Powell and Associates
  • Khee
  • kW Mission Critical Engineering
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Longway Broadband Services
  • Mitsubishi Electric Power Products
  • Morrison Hershfield Mission Critical
  • MultiTek
  • Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Peak 10
  • PowerShield North America
  • QTS
  • ReliaSource
  • RF Code
  • S&C Electric
  • Service Express, Inc
  • Siemens
  • Southern Company
  • Supermicro
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • T5 Data Centers
  • Technology Management, Inc.
  • The Davies Collaborative
  • Total Server Solutions, LLC
  • TrendPoint
  • Uniti Fiber
  • Vanderweil
  • Windstream
  • Yancey Power Systems
  • Zayo Group

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For sponsorship / exhibitor information, please contact: Brian Klebash, 646-331-8777,

Media Contact: Brian Klebash, CapRate Events | The National Data Center Summit Series, 646-331-8777,

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