Online Data Center Summit to be held June 13-15

May 31, 2023
The online conference will feature several panel discussions on topics ranging from high-speed optics, DCIM and digital twins, fiber connectivity, colocation and the cloud, powering the data center, sustainability and more.
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Lightwave will collaborate with sibling sites Cabling Installation & Maintenance, Data Center Frontier, and SecurityInfoWatch to produce the first of a planned two Data Center Summits June 13-15, 2023. The online conference will feature several panel discussions on topics ranging from high-speed optics, DCIM and digital twins, fiber connectivity, colocation and the cloud, powering the data center, sustainability and more. Information about the event is available from the Data Center Summit website, where potential attendees can register online. Sessions will be available on-demand as well.

The online event will contain content relevant to operators of data centers large and small, as well as the companies that supply these facilities with technology. The speaker roster comprises data center managers, technology vendors, consultants, and industry analysts. The agenda includes roundtable discussions of such topics as:

  • Designing a Data Center Network for Sustainability and Growth
  • Progress on Data Center Transmission at 800G and Beyond
  • DCIM, Digital Twins, and the Evolving Data Center
  • Power—The Ultimate Data Center Enabler
  • Why Physical Security Matters in Protecting Your Data Center
  • The Cloudification of Colocation Continues
  • Cabling the Data Center.

Attendees who watch any of these sessions live will be eligible to receive BICSI Continuing Education Credits.

Programming also includes a variety of hour-long webinars and 30-minute “TechTalks” that will highlight various data center trends, technologies, and points of strategy.

Sponsors of the Data Center Summit include Platinum Sponsors Eaton, Involta, and Schneider Electric; Gold Sponsors Brother, Cisco, CommScope, Keysight Technologies, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, and VIAVI Solutions; and Silver Sponsors AFL, BICSI, Cadence, Fluke Networks, Genetec, Go!Foton, Hyperview, and Siemon.

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About the Author

Stephen Hardy | Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

Stephen Hardy is editorial director and associate publisher of Lightwave and Broadband Technology Report, part of the Lighting & Technology Group at Endeavor Business Media. Stephen is responsible for establishing and executing editorial strategy across the both brands’ websites, email newsletters, events, and other information products. He has covered the fiber-optics space for more than 20 years, and communications and technology for more than 35 years. During his tenure, Lightwave has received awards from Folio: and the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) for editorial excellence. Prior to joining Lightwave in 1997, Stephen worked for Telecommunications magazine and the Journal of Electronic Defense.

Stephen has moderated panels at numerous events, including the Optica Executive Forum, ECOC, and SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. He also is program director for the Lightwave Innovation Reviews and the Diamond Technology Reviews.

He has written numerous articles in all aspects of optical communications and fiber-optic networks, including fiber to the home (FTTH), PON, optical components, DWDM, fiber cables, packet optical transport, optical transceivers, lasers, fiber optic testing, and more.

You can connect with Stephen on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

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