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INAP is a leading-edge provider of high-performance data center and cloud solutions with over 100 network Points of Presence worldwide. INAP’s full-spectrum portfolio of high-density colocation, managed cloud hosting and network solutions supports evolving IT infrastructure requirements for customers ranging from the Fortune 500 to emerging startups. INAP operates in 21 metropolitan markets, primarily in North America, with data centers connected by a low-latency, high-capacity fiber network.

 

INAP’s Chandler, Arizona, facility at 2500 W Frye Rd. is the most recent and largest Tier 3-design Flagship data center to enter the company's portfolio, adding approximately 200,000 gross square feet with 18 MW of critical power capacity. The carrier-neutral facility features N+1 design with concurrent maintainability and connects to INAP's private backbone for scalable, reliable and high-performance network solutions.

 

Speakers

State of the Data Center Market:

Capital, Development and the Southwest

Mark Bauer

Mark Bauer

Managing Director
JLL

David Dunn

David Dunn

COO
H5 Data Centers

Arman Khalili

Arman Khalili

Founder & CEO
Evocative Data Centers

John Regan

John Regan

Digital Infrastructure
Landmark Dividend

Jack McCarthy
Moderator

Jack McCarthy

Principal & Studio Leader
HED

The Day After Tomorrow:

Innovations in Ground Up Data Center Construction, Design & Planning

Lane Anderson

Lane Anderson

VP, Development & Strategic Procurement
QTS

Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins

Senior VP, Data center Services
INAP

Phill Lawson-Shanks

Phill Lawson-Shanks

CDO
Aligned Energy

John Major

John Major

Principal, Science & Technology
Page

Don Mitchell

Don Mitchell

Manager, Data Center Division
Victaulic

Tom Maples
Moderator

Tom Maples

Project Executive, Advanced Technology & Mission Critical Leader
DPR Construction

The Day After Tomorrow:

Conversions, Expansions, Retrofits & Upgrades

Cindy Joos

Cindy Joos

VP, Global Shared Services & Data Center Operations
Cyxtera Technologies

Chris Orlando

Chris Orlando

Co-Founder & CEO
ScaleMatrix

Brian Pate

Brian Pate

Director, Client Relations
Constructiv

John Riotte

John Riotte

Manager, Data Center Security
Facebook

Ryan Sims

Ryan Sims

Senior Project Manager
Swanson Rink

Bhu Virdi

Bhu Virdi

Director, Solutions Architecture
Flexential

Kent Grove
Moderator

Kent Grove

Vice President
TCM Corp. / A Southland Industries Company

The Modernization of Infrastructure, Operations and the Data Center Life-Cycle

Therese Kerfoot

Therese Kerfoot

Senior VP, Customer Lifecycle & Operations
EdgeCore Internet Real Estate

Donald Martinez

Donald Martinez

Senior Manager, IT Infrastructure & Architecture
Best Western

Robert McClary

Robert McClary

VP, Operational Standards
Iron Mountain Data Centers

Jeff Weil

Jeff Weil

Chief Information Officer
District Medical Group of Arizona

Mark Hurley
Moderator

Mark Hurley

Solution Architect
Schneider Electric

Cloud Hybridization, Migration, Managed Services & Culture Change

Demetrius Comes

Demetrius Comes

VP, Engineering
GoDaddy

Jason Perez

Jason Perez

Director, IT
Charter One

Jess Shoop

Jess Shoop

Chief Operating & Digital Transformation Officer
Arizona State University

Josh Williams

Josh Williams

VP, Sales Engineering
INAP

Moderator

Rob Myers

Senior Associate
EYP Mission Critical Facilities

Strategic Data Center Site Selection:

Why the Southwest? Why Arizona? Why Now?

David Bentler

David Bentler

Manager, Community & Economic Development
Arizona Public Services (APS)

Chris Curtis

Chris Curtis

Senior VP, Development & Acquisitions
Compass Datacenters

Lori Gary

Lori Gary

Director, Economic Development Department
City of Goodyear

Bryan Marsh

Bryan Marsh

VP, Portfolio Management
Digital Realty Trust

Jason Scandrol

Jason Scandrol

Director, New Development
Vantage Data Centers

Brad Smidt

Brad Smidt

Senior VP, Business Development
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

Kirk Busch
Moderator

Kirk Busch

CEO
BigData Southwest

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Agenda

  • Networking, Breakfast & Registration

  • Welcome to DICE Southwest 2019!

  • State of the Data Center Market: Capital, Development and the Southwest

    • Moderator: Jack McCarthy, Principal & Studio Leader, HED
    • Mark Bauer, Managing Director, JLL
    • David Dunn, COO, H5 Data Centers
    • Arman Khalili, Founder & CEO, Evocative Data Centers
    • John Regan, Digital Infrastructure, Landmark Dividend

  • The Day After Tomorrow: Innovations in Ground Up Data Center Construction, Design & Planning

    • Moderator: Tom Maples, Project Executive, Advanced Technology & Mission Critical Leader, DPR Construction
    • Lane Anderson, VP, Development & Strategic Procurement, QTS
    • Michael Higgins, Senior VP, Data center Services, INAP
    • Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Development Officer, Aligned Energy
    • John Major, Principal, Science & Technology, Page
    • Don Mitchell, Manager, Data Center Division, Victaulic

  • Networking Break

  • The Day After Tomorrow: Conversions, Expansions, Retrofits & Upgrades

    • Moderator: Kent Grove, Vice President, TCM Corp., A Southland Industries Company
    • Cindy Joos, VP, Global Shared Services & Data Center Operations, Cyxtera Technologies
    • Chris Orlando, Co-Founder & CEO, ScaleMatrix
    • Brian Pate, Director, Client Relations, Constructiv
    • John Riotte, Manager, Data Center Security, Facebook
    • Ryan Sims, Senior Project Manager, Swanson Rink
    • Bhu Virdi, Director, Solutions Architecture, Flexential

  • The Modernization of Infrastructure, Operations and the Data Center Life-Cycle

    • Moderator: Mark Hurley, Solution Architect, Schneider Electric
    • Therese Kerfoot, Senior VP, Customer Lifecycle & Operations, EdgeCore Internet Real Estate
    • Jeff Weil, CIO, District Medical Group of Arizona
    • Donald Martinez, Senior Manager, IT Infrastructure & Architecture, Best Western
    • Robert McClary, VP, Operational Standards, Iron Mountain Data Centers

  • Networking Break

  • Cloud Hybridization, Migration, Managed Services & Culture Change

    • Moderator: Rob Myers, Senior Associate, EYP Mission Critical Facilities
    • Demetrius Comes, VP, Engineering, GoDaddy
    • Jason Perez, Director, IT, Charter One
    • Jess Shoop, Chief Operating & Digital Transformation Officer, Arizona State University
    • Josh Williams, VP, Solutions Engineering, INAP

  • Strategic Data Center Site Selection: Why the Southwest? Why Arizona? Why Now?

    • Moderator: Kirk Busch, CEO, BigDataSW
    • David Bentler, Manager, Community & Economic Development, Arizona Public Services (APS)
    • Chris Curtis, Senior VP, Acquisition & Development, Compass Datacenters
    • Lori Gary, Director, Economic Development Department, City of Goodyear
    • Bryan Marsh, VP, Global Asset Management, Digital Realty Trust
    • Jason Scandrol, Director, New Development, Vantage Data Centers
    • Brad Smidt, Senior VP, Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council

  • Post-Event Networking w/ Snacks

DICE Southwest '19

DICE Southwest | Data Center Investment Conference & Expo, Southwest

Join us for our second annual Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE) Southwest in Phoenix!

Once a viable alternative to the more expensive California market, Phoenix has become the pinnacle of the Southwest data center landscape. Currently at 1.61M SF, the Phoenix market is currently poised to enter the top five in the U.S. Nearby submarkets in Mesa and Chandler are already emerging as hotspots for lower real estate and power costs.

In the first half of 2018, Phoenix saw 136.5 MW under construction, driven by demand from cloud providers, hyperscalers, and a well-established retail industry. The metropolis is indeed gaining momentum as a favorable business hub for colos, with demand bringing new players into the field--Digital Realty, QTS, CyrusOne, and Iron Mountain, to name a few. Optimistic about data center demand, companies are already securing property for future developments in the coming years.

Overall, growth in the Phoenix Data Center Market can be attributed to a few factors:

-Low Power Costs

-Low Natural Disaster Risk

-Favorable Business Climate

-Newly-Implemented 10-Year Tax Breaks

 

Topics will Include:
1. How will increased power density and cooling capacity impact site selection?
2. As end-user demands shift, how will the growing use of outsourced IT services drive demand for off-premise data centers and onto the cloud?
3. How will the Internet of Things and AI impact data center demand?
4. With deployments becoming more dense and compact, what are hyperscalers and cloud providers doing to be more sustainable?
5. What do the growth of micro data centers, 5G and Edge Computing innovations mean for today’s data center requirements?
6. How are cloud computing platforms and hyperscalers expanding their footprint in Phoenix and its submarkets?


Who Attends?

Bisnow's DICE Series events bring together the Data Center industry's leading executives with the following backgrounds:
  - Developers
  - Investors
  - REITs
  - Data Center Owners and Managers
  - CRE Brokers
  - Colocation Providers: Wholesale, Retail and Cloud Providers
  - Enterprise End-Users of IT, Business Operations and Analytics
  - Telecom/Fiber Companies
  - Government and other Economic Development Associations
  - Architects
  - General Contractors
  - Engineers

 

Join us for this premium event on April 30, 2019, to network with the leading owners, developers, investors, end users and key players in the data center space.

 

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For questions, recommendations or press inquiries, please email Adam at Adam.Knobloch@bisnow.com

 

Venue & Travel

INAP
2500 W Frye Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224

Parking Information: Free onsite

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