CAPRE Conference Coverage

The Perfect Data Center: An Interview with JLL’s CTO Joseph Ryan

Jun 8, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – What does the perfect data center look like? Joseph Ryan, Chief Technology Officer for the Americas at JLL, provided CAPRE with some insights on what his firm likes (and dislikes) to see in any data center. The bottom line? The more bells and whistles, the better, but there are many ways to […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – What does the perfect data center look like? Joseph Ryan, Chief Technology Officer for the Americas at JLL, provided CAPRE with some insights on what his firm likes (and dislikes) to see in any data center. The bottom line? The more bells and whistles, the better, but there are many ways to […] more

State of the North American Data Center Industry: Canada Moving In, Microsoft Heating Up, and Concentrated Expansion

Jun 7, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – The data center industry in North America is heating up exponentially – but mostly thanks to a few key locales and players. Just ask Jim Kerrigan, Managing Principal & Founding Member, North American Data Centers, who provided CAPRE with some key trends to illustrate this often-opaque industry: During 2016, Chicago, Dallas & […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – The data center industry in North America is heating up exponentially – but mostly thanks to a few key locales and players. Just ask Jim Kerrigan, Managing Principal & Founding Member, North American Data Centers, who provided CAPRE with some key trends to illustrate this often-opaque industry: During 2016, Chicago, Dallas & […] more

STULZ’s Sean Corcoran Previews CAPRE’s 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit

Jun 6, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – In anticipation of the 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit on June 7th, CAPRE interviewed Sean Corcoran, Regional Sales Manager – North for STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. about the most buzzworthy and interesting topics of discussion at the event. Though the Data Center Summit will cover the here […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – In anticipation of the 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit on June 7th, CAPRE interviewed Sean Corcoran, Regional Sales Manager – North for STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. about the most buzzworthy and interesting topics of discussion at the event. Though the Data Center Summit will cover the here […] more

View Agenda, Speaker & Registration Information for CAPRE’s 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit

Jun 5, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – CAPRE is pleased to partner with ESD’s Fishing Tournament & Fish Fry to present the 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit. The summit will commence on June 6 with ESD’s Fish Fry at Diversey Yacht Club and continue with the full-day conference on June 7.  The full-day event will […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – CAPRE is pleased to partner with ESD’s Fishing Tournament & Fish Fry to present the 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit. The summit will commence on June 6 with ESD’s Fish Fry at Diversey Yacht Club and continue with the full-day conference on June 7.  The full-day event will […] more

Major Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Landings Making Business-Friendly Oregon Increasingly Attractive to Data Centers

Jun 5, 2017

PORTLAND, Oregon – Oregon has many attractive selling points in the data center industry. It boasts aggressive and low-priced power due to hydro-electric plants on the Columbia river. It’s also a famously clean and green power producer – a selling point for socially responsible companies, and has fewer regulations than neighboring Washington. There’s also no […] more

PORTLAND, Oregon – Oregon has many attractive selling points in the data center industry. It boasts aggressive and low-priced power due to hydro-electric plants on the Columbia river. It’s also a famously clean and green power producer – a selling point for socially responsible companies, and has fewer regulations than neighboring Washington. There’s also no […] more

Amazon vs Wal-Mart: “The Ants Will Get Trampled When the Elephants Fight”

Jun 2, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – The industrial real estate game is changing. As big box retailers have closed-up shops, we are seeing two giants fill their space to pick up marketshare: Amazon and Wal-Mart. “Amazon and Wal-Mart will pick up the pieces they want,” says Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors. “There […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – The industrial real estate game is changing. As big box retailers have closed-up shops, we are seeing two giants fill their space to pick up marketshare: Amazon and Wal-Mart. “Amazon and Wal-Mart will pick up the pieces they want,” says Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors. “There […] more

Data Center Design & Engineering: Will Providers Invest in Energy Efficiency or Reliability and Control?

Jun 1, 2017

NEW YORK, New York – We all know that buying and selling old or “legacy” data centers is a major part of the data center market. However, what we don’t all agree on is how to best leverage the upgrading of such facilities in a rapidly changing technological market. What are some of the best […] more

NEW YORK, New York – We all know that buying and selling old or “legacy” data centers is a major part of the data center market. However, what we don’t all agree on is how to best leverage the upgrading of such facilities in a rapidly changing technological market. What are some of the best […] more

Not so Fast: Concerns About the Future of the Data Center Market

May 31, 2017

NEW YORK, New York – The most common concerns for the future of the data center market tend to be macro – people are concerned about when the market will bust, how it’s only a matter of time, and how Trump will shake things up. However, some industry insiders are pointing to internal fissures as […] more

NEW YORK, New York – The most common concerns for the future of the data center market tend to be macro – people are concerned about when the market will bust, how it’s only a matter of time, and how Trump will shake things up. However, some industry insiders are pointing to internal fissures as […] more

One-on-One with Digital Bridge’s Raul Martynek on the State of the Data Center Market

May 30, 2017

NEW YORK, New York – Raul Martynek recently provided some insight on the latest deals in the data center space. When we asked him “How would you assess the kinds of deals that are happening lately?”, he had a lot to say. Said Martynek, “It’s no secret that it’s a very active market. What we’re […] more

NEW YORK, New York – Raul Martynek recently provided some insight on the latest deals in the data center space. When we asked him “How would you assess the kinds of deals that are happening lately?”, he had a lot to say. Said Martynek, “It’s no secret that it’s a very active market. What we’re […] more

Strategies for Addressing the Data Center Industry’s Talent Shortage

May 29, 2017

NEW YORK, New York – DCPro, a training firm, estimates that the average data center engineer is a 55 year-old male. The Brookings Institute has predicted that by 2025, 75% of the US workforce will consist of millennials. And data usage around the world continues to skyrocket. So where and how is the data center […] more

NEW YORK, New York – DCPro, a training firm, estimates that the average data center engineer is a 55 year-old male. The Brookings Institute has predicted that by 2025, 75% of the US workforce will consist of millennials. And data usage around the world continues to skyrocket. So where and how is the data center […] more