The inaugural International Data Center Day – this year celebrated on October 29 – was a resounding success!
Leading up to that date, 7×24 Exchange International, kindred organizations, data centers from around the world and sponsors celebrated data centers, held tours, gave presentations, created videos, and much more. Here is a sampling of what was done at and leading up to our celebration.
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Live Stream Recording
7×24 Exchange live streamed the International Data Center Day session – on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am Pacific / 12 noon from the 2019 Fall Conference in Phoenix, AZ. During the session, 7×24 Exchange Chairman & CEO Bob Cassiliano provided attendees with an overview and recap of what International Data Center Day is all about.
In Data Centers
In School Programs
New York City Public School Students Participate in NIA’s Community Outreach Afterschool Program and Draw Data Centers of the Future
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Rep. Tedd Nesbit thanks fellow House members for passing his Resolution making October 29, 2019 as International Data Center Day in Pennsylvania.
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In the News
Data Center Day Kicks Off Focus on Students, Future Workforce
BY RICH MILLER – OCTOBER 31, 2019
At Corgan, we believe in creating industry-leading, high-performance designs and we look forward to inspiring the next generation of data center architects.
— Corgan (@CorganInc) October 29, 2019
This year, International Data Center Day takes place on Tuesday, October 29th. International Data Center Day is designed to create awareness of the data center industry and to inspire the next generation of talent.#intldatacenterday #datacenter pic.twitter.com/HGzSQMmzXD
— M&A Telecoms (@ma_telecoms) October 25, 2019
Mark your calendar – on 10/29 we're celebrating International #DataCenter Day with @7x24Exchange! Help spread the word – if you're a #datacenter professional, RT this post & tell us what you love most about working in the industry. #intldatacenterday pic.twitter.com/aoBsdGSNvN
— Independent Data Center Alliance (@IND_DCA) October 16, 2019
@cbredatacenters wrapped up our final #intldatacenterday event with a student tour in #London. We want to thank @7x24Exchange, our clients, and partner schools for making this series of #datacenter tours such a success! pic.twitter.com/Hum69WEj1e
— CBRE Data Centers (@cbredatacenters) November 8, 2019
ScaleMatrix is celebrating International #DataCenter Day today! We believe in the mission of preparing students for the future of data centers by teaching students the technology of our future-proof data centers! #intldatacenterday @7x24Exchange https://t.co/e8a49iedrU pic.twitter.com/4AIWzU8BM3
— ScaleMatrix (@scalematrix) October 29, 2019
As part of International Data Centre Day, we’ve been showing 12 year old Jake, and 10 year old Erin, around some data centre equipment! https://t.co/tc6XLk5M3K #inspire #nextgeneration #intldatacenterday #datacentre #datacenter @7x24Exchange pic.twitter.com/ugnbJZ7arw
— Bluepoint Technologies (@BluepointTech) October 29, 2019
For International Data Center Day, #datacenter peeps are sharing their “How I Got Into the Industry” stories. My degree in Electrical Engineering opened the door, and I now provide quality electrical services performed by my trusted Field Service Reps. #Eaton #intldatacenterday pic.twitter.com/FHMe0JToES
— Brenda L Etzel (@Brenda_L_Etzel) October 29, 2019
Happy #InternationalDataCenterDay! Big thank you to @StackInfra and @7x24Exchange for bringing everyone together and all the panelists who shared their industry experiences, and favorite places that STEM has taken them. #STEM #womenintech #hybridcloud #connectivity pic.twitter.com/KHpr33IxlP
— Opus Interactive (@opusinteractive) October 30, 2019
Join us in celebrating our industry on Tuesday, October 29, 2019! @CNettraining have compiled a selection of industry created videos to help educate young people about what a data center is and hopefully inspire the next generation. https://t.co/MvXHIhg1uq #intldatacenterday pic.twitter.com/egKWaiFZjM
— CNet Training (@CNettraining) October 10, 2019
These are just samples
Many organizations and individuals posted about their activities and celebrations of International Data Center Day. Thank You!
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