You Don't Have A Data Center Strategy? Here's Why You Need One Immediately
Chief Strategy Officer, The 451 Group
Co-head 451 Advisors
As Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for integrating the firm's value chain to create maximum impact for our enterprise, vendor and service provider clients. Additionally, serve as Co-Head of newly formed 451 Advisors. A strategy, planning and research advisory providing applied research, proprietary tools and methodology to enable firms to transform their enterprise through a digital infrastructure strategy. He is the author of Next Generation Datacenters – Driving Extreme Efficiency and Effective Cost Savings and was formerly the Managing Director and Global Head of Datacenter Operations & Strategy for Morgan Stanley. Previously, Tony served as SVP and Chief Architect for Wachovia Bank. He is the recipient of Computerworld’s '40 under 40 IT Leaders' and 'Premier 100 IT Leaders' awards. His 'Blueprint for IT' blog on Ulitzer was voted among the Top 30 Most Influential Cloud Blogs.
Vertical Development Director, Global Enterprise & Systems Integrators
Lou Najdzin is an IT Services industry veteran with a broad industry background that ranges from leading hosting and network lines of business to business development in specific vertical markets such as finance. He is currently responsible for driving the growth of the Enterprise and Systems Integrators market at Equinix. Prior to joining Equinix, Lou was a Business Development Executive in Hewlett-Packard’s Enterprise Services Business Unit focused on Outsourcing opportunities within the Capital Markets industry. Before joining HP, he led Product Management, Product Marketing, Business Solutions and Offer Development at Savvis for both the Network and Hosting lines of business. As a Senior Consultant at Telwares, Inc., he managed a team responsible for negotiating client vendor contracts for IT Services. He has also held various positions at both AT&T and Lucent in Professional Services, Product Management, International Operations, Offer Development, and Finance.
Lou holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University and an MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University.
InformationWeek Financial Services
Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology.
Companies of all sizes are trying to trim expenses by reducing their overall data center footprint. Yet demands for more computing power continue to increase. Add in newer technologies and applications, such as cloud computing and big data analytics, and it becomes difficult for technology executives to reduce costs while responding to business needs.
Take the first step in addressing the problem by attending this informative webinar, brought to you by InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. You’ll learn how you can:
- Formulate effective data center strategies for your organization
- Identify new data center technologies available for your own use
- Use third-party providers to develop a comprehensive and flexible data center strategy customized for your needs
Anyone looking to modernize their data center, meet growing business demands, and leverage the newest technology will benefit from joining this webcast.