Vertiv’s Greg Stover Talks Going Public, Positioning for the Edge: “The Ecosystem Definitely Doesn’t Have a Demand Problem”

CAPRE: Tell us about Vertiv going public. This is certainly big news for all of us in the industry. Why are you excited, and what does this mean for the company and your customers? Stover: This is an exciting new chapter for Vertiv. We’ve been undergoing an extraordinary transformation of our business the last 36 months. Along the way, we’ve been listening, innovating and winning. And going public is the logical next step in our journey. We expect this to help us accelerate our growth – both organic and inorganic – and innovation. Clearly, data creation and compute demand are escalating exponentially, and it all will need to be stored, moved and/or acted on. This has us thrilled about the opportunities on the horizon and as we look forward to expanding our capabilities to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. Let’s face it, we’re all blessed that our ecosystem definitely doesn't have a demand problem. Our evolving and maturing business is in a great position to help our cloud, colocation, enterprise and edge customers participate in our collective fair share of this opportunity to build out the digital world. CAPRE: What is the most significant trend in the digital infrastructure industry over the last 12 months, and why? Stover: We recently released our 2020 Data Center Trends report. One trend that stands out is the rise in hybrid architectures that incorporate public and private cloud models and edge assets around…