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August 16-19, 2021
Orlando, FL

Data Center World 2021

Save The Date!

The leading data center conference for IT infrastructure and data center facilities professionals is headed to sunny Orlando, Florida August 16-19, 2021.

Replay Data Center World 2020

We were delighted to see our data center community come together and learn from our expert panel of speakers and network with the industry's best.

Missed a few sessions?

  • Access most of your favorite sessions on-demand for the next 3-months! Watch replays by clicking on “Agenda” and the name of the session. And, don't forget there is bonus content stored in The Vault!
  • You can continue to make connections with attendees and speakers for another 3-months. Check out “Notifications” to see connections you may have missed from peers!
  • Facing a new data center challenge? Head back to the event platform to research solutions. Check out the sponsors and exhibitor list, products & services directory and the resource center.

Here's what attendees had to say about Data Center World 2020:

  • "Extremely well-done presentation. It kept my attention and sparked a ton of great ideas. Thanks so much for sharing!"
  • "Loving all the info! This is great!"
  • "As to the conference I am impressed at the energy levels of the presenters so far."

Wasn't able to attend the week of the event? Don't worry - you can still access the content! Check out our event resources guide to pick up pro tips on how to optimize your virtual experience.

What to Expect at Data Center World

No matter how well prepared you may have been with your data center business continuity plans earlier this year, it’s unlikely you were prepared for a global pandemic. While data center managers scramble to reassess the current state of affairs, there is no better time to connect with your colleagues and other industry experts to learn about best practices, new strategies, innovative technologies, and groundbreaking insights on how to maintain and enhance your data center operations.

Data Center World 2020: A Virtual Experience will feature the quality content, meaningful connections and fun you’ve always associated with our live events – while fully leveraging the advantages only a digital platform can offer. Join us – from anywhere you have internet – to help plan, pivot and progress your data center projects with our vibrant community of experts, practitioners and thought-leaders.

  • Timely, inspiring keynotes

  • 50+ sessions and panels with LIVE group discussions

  • Private group chats with keynote speakers

  • Intelligence-driven matchmaking with attendees, sessions and exhibitors
  • Pre-event networking, discussion groups and private messaging
  • Topic based channels of conference programming
  • Video discussion groups and happy hours based on industry or topic area
  • Access to OMDIA analysts and exclusive market research
  • Exposure to the latest products and services from exhibitors and sponsors

  • Unlimited opportunities to message and network with peers, speakers, and analysts
  • Entertainment breaks, games, giveaways, prizes and bonus content
  • Access sessions on-demand after the virtual event up to 3 months!

  • View our event resources to learn more

Exclusive Partnership with Omdia, a Leading Technology, Research and Consulting Firm

Data Center World is committed to helping industry leaders and practitioners make the right business and technology decisions in a time of unprecedented disruption for mission critical services. At our 2020 virtual event, you’ll gain exclusive access to leading data center experts and Omdia analysts armed with unparalleled market research, actionable insights and timely solutions.

Not only are we featuring an analyst led deep-dive discussion on the future of edge computing, along with a workshop and Q&A session for All Access pass holders, Data Center World 2020 will offer attendees unlimited opportunities to message and network with analysts and speakers through our enhanced virtual platform. Plus, All Access pass holders will receive a premium Omdia research report (valued at $2,500!) featuring the latest trends in edge computing and the best practices for integrating it into your IT strategies for the coming years.


Data Center World’s programming is focused around six core tracks that are vital to every data center facilities and IT infrastructure professional, providing strategy and real-world examples that address the major challenges of the rapidly evolving data center industry. 

All of our tracks and sessions have been updated to reflect the evolution of data center technologies and the issues that have risen to the top of the priority list. Browse our ever-expanding list of sessions by track, topic or session type.


  • Network with some of the smartest and most innovative people in the data center industry

  • Access to the latest data center technologies 

  • Learn new concepts for managing & expanding your data center and save your company money

  • Learn about new efficiencies in energy control that both improve the environment & 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 and workload needs expand


The data center is in an escalating state of transition. It’s no longer possible to effectively manage a data center without a comprehensive understanding of advancements in cloud platforms, co-location, edge computing, facilities management and environmental issues. Check out our AGENDA.


Improve your data center management skills and stay current with educational sessions, including keynotes, panel discussions, case study presentations and exclusive workshops.


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.


With 1,000+ attendees and 75+ speakers, Data Center World offers more networking opportunities with peer professionals and industry luminaries than any other event of its kind.


Data Center World relies on a Content Advisory Team to deliver cutting-edge programming that is independent, objective and vendor neutral. Comprised of industry leaders, selected for their depth of expertise, experience and forward-thinking insights, the Content Advisory Team ensures that all conference programming focuses on real-world solutions for today's key challenges.

  • Stephen Barbour, San Antonio Data Center Manager, Lowe’s
  • Steve Bass, Global Data Center Manager, Chevron
  • Janna Connor, Unit Manager Data Centers, Health Care Service Corporation
  • Tad Davies, President, Fodere
  • Hector Diaz, Managing Director, Mission Critical Sector, Servtech
  • Christine Ficke, Manager, National Key Partners, CommScope
  • Carrie Goetz, CTO, StrategITcom
  • Kevin Kent, CEO, Critical Facilities Efficiency Solutions and DCOM, OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • Lori Murphy, Senior Account Manager, DataSpan
  • John Parker, Global Data Center Operations and Disaster Recovery, ESRI
  • Nelson Sigoloff, Data Center Engineering Architect, Valero
  • Yevgeniy Sverdlik, Editor-in-Chief, Data Center Knowledge
  • Brian Gillooly, Content Director, Data Center World


Data Center World draws upon powerful sister brands to deliver the most comprehensive, vendor-neutral education and bring together hundreds of engaged attendees and leaders shaping the future of data centers. 

Get in Touch

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