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Data Centre Europe, 7 - 8 October 2015, ExCeL London

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Data Centre Europe at IP EXPO Europe showcases solutions and strategies for building efficient, future-proof infrastructures. Heads of IT and infrastructure managers can explore all the latest, value-added data centre technologies, from power and cooling to compute equipment and hosting.



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Andrew Hatton

Head of IT, Greenpeace

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Andrew Hatton

Born and brought up in London, Andrew heads up IT for Greenpeace UK, the Global environmental campaigning organization. He has held senior technical positions in a number of different not-for profit organizations, including Oxfam.

He works very closely with his Greenpeace campaigning colleagues from around the world on a wide number of Green IT issues, particularly Cloud Computing.

He is a regular speaker at IT events on the subject of IT sustainability and IT Innovation.

He is passionate about the role IT can play in enabling change, both within organizations and within society more generally.

He holds an MSc in Computer Science (with a focus on Green IT).

Ray O'Farrell

CTO, VMware

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Ray O'Farrell

Ray O’Farrell joined VMware in April 2003 and co-leads the Software-Defined Data Center Division comprising the vSphere, networking, management and storage businesses. O’Farrell is responsible for the division’s strategy, business and product planning and engineering execution. He also works with R&D and business unit leaders across the organization to ensure VMware delivers a cohesive and consistent set of product capabilities to its customers.

O’Farrell joined VMware to lead the ESX Storage team during the early development of the ESX platform. He helped build a large ecosystems of partners in storage and helped expand the portfolio which today includes products such as Vmfs and VMware Virtual SAN. During his tenure at VMware, O’Farrell built and managed a global R&D organisation and held engineering responsibilities across the entire VMware portfolio. His responsibilities spanned management of all of the components of VMware’s flagship vSphere and suite products, including core compute, networking, storage and Cloud management.

O'Farrell has over 20 years of software engineering and product delivery experience. Prior to VMware, O’Farrell developed and shipped development tools and operating systems for real-time, embedded and DSP systems at a number of companies including Industrial and Scientific Imaging (Ireland), Ashling Microsystems (Ireland), Improv Systems (United States) and Microtec/Mentor-Graphics (United States). O'Farrell holds a bachelor of engineering in electronics and a masters of engineering in computer science, both from the University of Limerick in Ireland.

Rob Elder

Director, Keysource

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Rob Elder

As Sales and Marketing Director, Rob has been with Keysource for over 10 years and is responsible for setting and implementing the strategy for Keysource. With a focus on innovation, efficiency and excellence Keysource has received several awards including the Uptime Institute Brill Awards 2014 for our client PGS’s data centre upgrade and innovative ecofris cooling solution.
 
Rob has been widely published in the press with a number of thought leadership pieces around the data centre industry and has spoken at a range of industry events. He also featured in the Business Channel data centre programme in 2012 talking about the role of FM in the modern data centre.
 
As a chartered marketer Rob has developed the Keysource brand building on past success, including our award winning ecofris cooling solution, and regularly attends industry events and seminars to ensure he is up to date with current and future thinking within the industry.

Welcome to Data Centre Europe

  • At Data Centre Europe,  infrastructure decision makers can learn from the experts how to build leaner, more cost-effective, lower-carbon data centres. The event showcases all the latest data centre solutions – from green power and cooling systems, to high-efficiency hardware and hosting. 

    In the data centre, even a 1% efficiency improvement means big cost savings.

    Data Centre Europe is co-located with five other IP EXPO Europe events: Cloud & Infrastructure Europe, Cyber Security Europe, Data Analytics Europe, DevOps Europe and Unified Communications Europe.

  • Design, Power and Cooling

    Even a 1% power saving in your data centre could deliver major cost savings, as well as reducing your carbon emissions. At Data Centre Europe, you can explore all the latest solutions for building a leaner, greener datacentre, from building design solutions, to the latest green power and cooling systems.

    Co-location and Hosting

    For many organisations, outsourcing datacentre infrastructure is a way to reduce costs and increase focus on core tasks. If that’s the case in your organisation, Data Centre Europe can help, whether you want to locate your own equipment at a third-party datacentre, or rent your entire datacentre as a fully managed service.

    Data Centre Infrastructure Manager (DCIM)

    We are entering a new, more efficient age for datacentre management. At Data Centre Europe, you can check out all the latest Data Centre Infrastructure Manager (DCIM) solutions. These deliver major efficiency savings, making it possible to allocate resources efficiently, turn off equipment that isn’t being used, and distribute workloads to maximise server and storage utilisation.

    Software Defined X (SDX)

    In a software-defined world, a myriad of common management tasks can be automated, delivering major time and cost savings. Visit us at Data Centre Europe to find out how software defined processes can help your own organisation to maximise efficiency and streamline your data-centre operations.

  • The IP EXPO Europe Tech Clinic

    This year, IP EXPO Europe will be offering all registered visitors FREE, personalised consultancy, tailored to the unique requirements of your business and IT Environment.  With a huge range of exhibitors, specialists, consultants and technologies on offer at the event, we want to ensure you get the most from your day.

    Our consultants are highly qualified and specifically chosen from across the industry with deployment experiences from Commercial, Public Sector and SMB.  The knowledge of our consultants will allow them to advise on technologies that will meet your needs and provide valued insight to your projects.

    Simply drop by on the day or contact us in advance to plan ahead - consultancy@ipexpo.co.uk

  • A brand new area for 2015, join us at the Colocation and Managed Hosting Zone, a new addition for Data Centre Europe! This is an exclusive area for anyone looking into colocation or hosting and gives you the chance to compare different services and learn from the experts. Join exhibitors including Aegis DataColt, and Volta, and delve into the world of colocation and managed hosting services – examine the types of service on offer, take part in a Q&A and speak to the technologists who know their service inside out. Benefit from the complimentary refreshments, panel debates and industry expertise, and spend half a day evaluating your options.

  • 2015 marks ten years of IP EXPO Europe, Europe’s number ONE IT event, and to celebrate being at the forefront of business technology for the past decade, we’re introducing a brand new area for visitors to get hands-on with some of the latest developments across the IT industry. Welcome to the LIVE Lounge!

    The IP EXPO Europe LIVE Lounge is a brand new dedicated space within the event, which lets you test out new technologies across enterprise IT and have your burning questions answered by a range of IT specialists. On offer at the LIVE Lounge will be:

    • Augmented reality technologies
    • Data visualisation technologies
    • 3D printing
    • Q&A opportunities with specialists

    This is your chance to get up close and personal with technologies at the cutting edge of the enterprise IT industry. Try it out for yourself: talk to the experts or just explore and learn about some of the latest developments in your industry.

    Further details coming soon.

Register FREE for Data Centre Europe 2015

With six events under ONE roof, IP EXPO Europe is the ONE place where technology works together, saving you time and giving you more for less.

Your Registration for Data Centre Europe will grant you access to all co-located events, keynote speakers and seminar sessions.

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