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January 28, 2021

Scaling the Cloud: The Hyper Evolution of Data Centers

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Scaling the Cloud: The Hyper Evolution of Data Centers


Northern Virginia has become a leading center in the global data center industry. As the world’s data transmission, processing, and storage needs have grown exponentially, ever larger and more sophisticated data centers have grown in Loudoun County and beyond, affecting land use patterns and prices. Related businesses have followed, expanding our region’s technology ecosystem and real estate economic base.

What does the future hold for data centers as the world’s generation and use of data evolves? Learn about the leading technologies and industry trends that are shaping Northern Virginia’s data centers and impact our economy.

Featured Speaker: Dan Madrigal – Microsoft Global Head of Data Center Mergers & Acquisitions, Cloud Operations & Innovation

Dan Madrigal is Microsoft’s Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for Data Center, Cloud Operations and Innovation. He also acts as the company’s regional head for Americas’ Data Center Co-location and Wholesale Data Center Lease Strategy. He was formerly Facebook’s head of Data Center Real Estate Acquisitions and Strategy. Prior to this, he was chief real estate officer for Americas’ Real Estate and Operations with Equinix, the largest publicly traded data center real estate investment trust.

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January 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm