The 2012 Uptime Symposium included a modular center, at which a number of modular and containerized data center manufacturers displayed units. The pictures above show the Uptime's Modular Data Center Campus, which was part of the larger exposition area. More than 1600 attendees participated in the event, which ran from May 17-19th in Santa Clara, CA.
The 7X24 Exchange Conference took place June 10-13 in Orlando, Florida. This conference is designed for anyone involved with 7x24 infrastructures – IT, data center, disaster recovery and network/telecommunication managers; computer technologists; facility or building managers, supervisors and engineers. Mission Critical Editor Kevin Heslin attended the conference and captures some of the highlights of the event in his blog: 7x24: Action Leadership - Two good sessions round out this year’s spring event
Diane Alber takes a humorous view of data center operations in her comic strip Kip and Gary. In the comic strip, Kip and Gary navigate problems familiar to data center professionals. You can see more at http://kipandgary.com/blog/
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