CAPRE’s Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit Preview: Vantage’s Steve Conner Says Speed-to-Market May Be the Differentiator

LEESBURG, VA -- Steve Conner serves as the Vice-President of Sales and Solutions Engineering at Vantage Data Centers. He is responsible for supporting the company’s sales team on technical requirements in pursuit of new business. Conner has more than 25 years of experience in building and leading highly motivated sales and engineering teams. Prior to Vantage, Conner led the sales and engineering teams at Cloudistics, taking the start-up’s revenue from $0 to more than $5 million in its first year of selling. Before Cloudistics, Conner held multiple senior level positions at Nutanix where he successfully built a multi-million dollar business unit focused on managed service providers. Conner will be a featured speaker at CAPRE's upcoming Mid-Atlantic Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit, so we connected with him to chat about Vantage's latest activity in Northern Virginia as well as his thoughts on what's coming next in the industry. CAPRE: Thanks for talking to us today, Steve. What’s the latest at Vantage? Conner: We’re excited about opening the next phase of our Ashburn campus. We had our grand opening back in May with the ribbon-cutting ceremony, and we have another 8 megawatts scheduled to come online later this month. CAPRE: What are you looking forward to about CAPRE’s Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit? What do you think insiders will be talking about? Conner: A lot of people are going to be talking about the current situation with the market itself. The entire…