DAVIES DISCUSSES CONVERGENCE AT DATA CENTER WORLD CLOSING SESSION

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Las Vegas, NV – April 23, 2015. Tad Davies, SVP and leader of Bick Consulting Services participated in the closing session panel discussion of Data Center World’s Global Conference. The discussion centered on the topic of convergence affecting the data center and IT.

“Convergence is affecting the entire ecosystem. From a macro level, we are considering options regarding from where we deliver IT – our own data center, a colocation or managed service provider, and now cloud. From a micro level, it is affecting IT infrastructure, think of hyper-converged server and storage hardware as well as operations as new DCIM solutions roll out,” stated Davies. “A key challenge for data center professionals will be to first understand the landscape then define for their organizations what aspects are relevant for success.”

Davies serves on the Board of the Data Center Institute, AFCOM’s research think thank. For more information, please contact Tad Davies, SVP, tdavies@bickgroup.com