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Latane Garetson
Head of Datacenter Physical Infrastructure at Dropbox


KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How Dropbox Reduced Costs Significantly by Optimizing its Data Center Footprint

in a dramatic move last year, Dropbox optimized its data center strategy, resulting in a significant cost savings year over year. 

In this presentation, Latane Garetson, Head of Datacenter Physical Infrastructure at Dropbox, will discuss the strategy of the company’s data center footprint, and how they optimized their west coast strategy to align with these goals. He will also share details around execution of the plan on a tight schedule, and some of the challenges that Dropbox faced along the way.

About Latane

Latane Garetson is Head of Datacenter Physical Infrastructure at Dropbox, where he is responsible for finding, building and maintaining a home for our production infrastructure. Latane brings over 8 years of datacenter experience being involved from building datacenters to fixing servers. He is a San Jose State Alumni and member of the Project Management Institute.