April 15-18, 2024
Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, D.C.
Designed by and for Data Center Professionals
Connecting the Industry with Sustainable and Innovative Data Center Solutions
The Data Center industry is at an inflection point. Demand is multiplying while supply is constricting. The workforce is turning over and how we get things done is evolving. Sustainability and political unrest are of greater consideration than they have ever been. Enter Data Center World 2024: The only global industry event that combines real world, practitioner and thought leader expertise with in-depth research and data, and access to a full spectrum of solution providers driving the data center and digital infrastructure industry forward.
Our 4-day program features:
- 60+ Conference Sessions
- Data Center BUILD Summit
- Pre-Conference Training
- Omdia Analyst Summit
- Innovation Challenge
- Data Center Site Tours
- Exclusive Keynote Speakers
- Unparalleled Networking
- Over 200 Exhibiting Vendors
- Intensive Workshops
- Event Experiences
- And so much more!
No other event covers the breadth of data center industry challenges and opportunities like Data Center World. This is a must attend event for you to confront market shifts head on and connect with individuals who can help solve your most pressing challenges and deliver answers. Use Data Center World as a key building block for accelerating your strategic plans.
By attending Data Center World, data center professionals and leading technologists will take away a wealth of insights designed to propel careers, businesses, and the industry forward. Engage with peers, innovators, future talent, and leading organizations to become a market-mover in a digital economy where the data center is critical for all operations.
Mix and mingle with other leading industry professionals. Data Center World offers more networking opportunities with peer professionals and industry luminaries than any other event of its kind.
Solution providers will be on hand to demonstrate products and services you can compare in real time to help you optimize your data center strategy and make the right decisions for your company.
Improve your data center management skills and stay current with educational sessions, including keynotes, panel discussions, case study presentations and exclusive workshops.
2024 Conference Tracks
Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World educational programming focuses on addressing challenges like staffing & supply chain issues, cooling high density compute, finding alternative energy sources, and adoption of automation in the data center.
Data Center World 2023 Conference Highlights
- Data Center BUILD – The inaugural 2-day summit brought together data center operators, designers, and builders, guiding professionals through the complexities of a data center build. With demand nearly outpacing supply, understanding predictability, speed, and best practices in new data center construction are a must.
- PowerUp Program – Data Center World supports both the next generation of data center professionals as well as the next group of data center innovators. Through our PowerUp program, local high school and university students were invitied to learn more about what it’s like to work in a data center, the skills and education needed to be successful and career paths to consider. They also toured the show floor to learn about exhibitor solutions.
- Solution Providers – Data Center World features the most innovative solutions for data center management. This year’s expo hall showcased advanced technologies directly impacting data center solutions. And we demonstrated real-world use cases and how these new solutions impact data center design via our conference program and solution spotlight theatre.
- Data Center Tours – in 2023 attendee's experienced an insider’s tour to the leading best practices and innovations taking place in the industry. After the tour, the group gathered Zilker Beer, a local brewery. It was a great chance to enjoy a local brew and network with peers.
- Women in the Data Center Workshop – A workshop designed to advance careers & build networks for women in the data center industry. Interactive discussions focused on topics like skills based mapping, presenting a holistic self, and emerging technologies & careers in the data center.
- Data Center Startup Challenge – Our third annual startup competition pitted data center technology startups against each other as judges determined the companies with the best opportunity for success
- Presentations and demos on vital security issues like leveraging open source, providing colocation protection, developing advanced frameworks, and establishing physical site security
Expo Hall - Solutions for Your Data Center Challenges
As disruptive technologies such as cloud, edge computing and IoT drive rapid change across all sectors, the data center remains at the core of business infrastructure.
Data Center World's Expo Hall is the only place to find the key data center technology providers displaying their solutions in one location. Network with leading solution providers and uncover all the latest technologies, products and services your company needs.
At Data Center World 2023, we hosted over 200 exhibitors, including: Eaton, Vertiv, Phoenix Contact, Iron Mountain, Enchanted Rock, and more!
Omdia Analyst Summit
The hot topic in the data center industry is sustainability but we rarely find ourselves on the same page when discussing activities and priorities. Omdia’s Cloud and Data Center Research Practice, back for its second annual Analyst Summit, at Data Center World, presented a third party, vendor-agnostic perspective on industry and technology trend. During the 2023 event we saw the latest technical observations and market forecasts, and a deep dive into sustainability practices. The discussion went beyond from-the-grid access to renewable energy and efficient equipment, delving into new technologies and services that can be exploited by data center operators who want to decrease their carbon footprint.
Real Answers For Today's Data Center Issues
Data Center World isn’t just a conference. It’s an opportunity to get hands-on time with leading solution providers, attend technical labs, and speak with a collective of like-minded and connected individuals who are shaping the future of the data center industry. By attending Data Center World, you’re making an investment in your career as well as an investment in your company’s success.
Network with the smartest and most innovative people in the data center industry
Access to the latest data center technologies
Learn new concepts for managing and expanding your data center that save your company money
Learn new efficiencies in energy control that both improve the environment and lower costs
Be among the first in the industry to learn about new product launches
Learn how to keep costs down as your data center needs and workload expands
Data Center World 2023 Recap
It's All About Connectivity
There's no "official" theme for the annual Data Center World conference, which was held this year in Austin, Texas. Nevertheless, because the data center industry itself is constantly attuned to the latest trends, emerging technologies, and breaking news from the world of tech at large, it's inevitable that some concepts would break from the pack and begin to dominate the conversation. Download now to continue reading!