The Essential Connection for Optimizing your Data Center Strategy
Data Center World is the only industry event that delivers exclusive State of the Data Center research findings, in-depth workshops, 50+ conference sessions, keynotes from industry luminaries, the largest offering of data center technology solutions and unlimited networking opportunities.
- Unique to the industry, Data Center World conference draws upon the knowledge and experience of the 1,600+ members of AFCOM, the association for advancing data center and IT infrastructure professionals, to create an attendee driven agenda that focuses on real solutions for today's key challenges.
- Data Center World is endorsed and supported by the Data Center Institute, the industry's leading think tank for data center research and strategies.
- Now in its 41st year, Data Center World is the longest running data center conference, perfectly blending decades of experience with insight into today's and tomorrow's strategic issues.
Who Attends Data Center World?
Data Center World addresses the needs of all data center and IT infrastructure management professionals no matter their level. Our attendees seek insight into how formal processes and industry tools can align IT goals with business goals to improve IT, operations, design/build, and facilities management. Our community of data center professionals build, operate and maintain the systems, security, processing and infrastructure of data centers across the globe. Past attendees include:
- Data Center Facility Manager
- Critical Cooling and Power Manager
- Cloud Architect
- Data Center Planning and Capacity Lead
- Technical Architect
- Data Center Operations Specialist
- Director of Construction
- Director of Facilities Operations
- IT Facilities Engineer
- System/Network Administrator
- Manager of Security Operations
- Energy Efficieny Engineer
- IT Operations Manager
- Economic Development Officer
- VP of Leasing and Operations
- IT Infrastructure Manager
Discover Solutions Providers
Network with hundreds of data center experts and leading solution providers and uncover all the latest technology must-haves for your company.
Explore the expo floor and meet with vendors exhibiting hundreds of products and services that can help you identify the best technology solutions to improve your data center management strategy. Learn what’s new in the industry and compare your options to ensure that you make the best purchasing decision for your company.
Position Yourself With Industry Leaders
AFCOM | Advancing Data Center and IT Infrastructure Professionals
A one-year AFCOM membership is included as part of your All Access or Standard pass.*
When you join AFCOM, you’re joining a community of more than 1,600 data center and IT infrastructure professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and lead. An AFCOM membership provides you the resources and opportunities you need to keep on top of the changes in technology. Sign up for an All Access and Standard pass and become part of the longest-standing association dedicated to the advancement of data center and IT infrastructure professionals worldwide.
*Offer available to new members only.
Need Help Convincing Your Boss?
Interested in attending Data Center World 2021 but need help convincing your boss? We've got you covered. Simply, download the justification letter, fill in the blanks and get the approval you need to join us at the leading conference and expo for the data center industry.
Health & Safety Protocols
The Data Center World team is excited to be working on our return to in-person events and we are committed to delivering a safe and robust event for our attendees, exhibitors, and other community members. You can expect to see some new elements at this year’s event, as we implement procedures and best practices to provide for the safety of our community. At the same time, you can count on us to provide the in-depth, expert-led programming we’ve always delivered, and to offer the opportunities you need to network with your peers and explore industry technology providers—all implemented in adherence to our safety principles.