Equinix to Lead Panel Discussion at Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference

Redwood City, CA - 2 December 2014

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Equinix vice president of Enterprise Marketing, Tony Bishop, will moderate a panel discussion entitled, “Rethink Your IT and Cloud Strategy, Transform Your Business” at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference. The panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, December 3 from 3:45-4:30pm PT in Veronese 2401B at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Additionally, Equinix will be exhibiting at Booth 361, Hall C.

Scheduled Panelists:

  • John Landy, chief technology officer, Datapipe
  • Chris Drumgoole, chief operating officer, IT, General Electric
  • Joe Brannan, vice president, Network and Storage Services, Lincoln Financial Group
  • Tony Bishop, vice president of Enterprise Marketing, Equinix (moderator)

Panel Overview: Rethink Your IT Strategy and Colocation. Transform Your Business

For the first time, the IT world is positioned to embrace technology changes that are shaping the next generation of agile, global businesses. With a fresh look at enterprise data center and IT colocation strategies and a laser focus on how to best deliver business solutions to their customers, enterprises are readying themselves for faster growth, greater flexibility and efficiency, breakthrough innovations and broader globalization. Hear how Equinix customers General Electric and Lincoln Financial Group and partner, Datapipe, are transforming their businesses to better meet the demands of evolving workload patterns, application migration to the cloud, big data analytics, mobility and all-together-new systems of engagement, such as IoT. Learn how these forward-thinking innovators are implementing greater levels of operational agility, scalability and control by leveraging the multitenant data center for access to multiple partners, network and cloud services providers, and customers around the world.

Blog Preview:

Tony Bishop recently gave a preview of some of the challenges enterprises are facing and the best practices they’re using to incorporate leading interconnection and cloud strategies into their IT and colocation plans. Read the full blog here: Equinix at Gartner Data Center Conference: Interconnection for Everything is the Future.

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