About Data Center World

More than 1,000 Data Center, Facilities and IT Infrastructure Professionals will gather in San Antonio, TX from March 12-15 for Data Center World Global 2018. Unique to the industry, Data Center World conference draws upon the knowledge and experience of the more than 3,500 AFCOM members, the association for advancing data center and IT infrastructure professionals, to create an end-user driven agenda that focuses on real solutions for today's key challenges.

Read why HostingAdvice.com says "Data Center World is the premier opportunity for facilities, IT, and operations professionals to gather and learn about modern data center strategies and infrastructure innovations".

Key Topics on the 2018 Agenda Include:

  • Data Center Design & Management
  • IT Infrastructure Technologies
  • Modern Data Center Strategies
  • Security, Data Sovereignty, and Risk Management
  • The Cutting Edge: IoT, Blockchain, AI, Edge Data Centers & More
  • Professional Development
  • Digital Transformation
  • Data Center Industry Talent Acquisition

At the heart of this must-attend event is more than three decades of experience bringing the best, vendor-neutral education, industry-leading speakers, most abundant networking, and broadest access to vendors together across four days. View conference passes or view the agenda.


Who You Will Meet


Who Attends


Real-World, Vendor-Neutral Education

At Data Center World, you'll get top-quality knowledge without bias toward a specific vendor product or service. Unlike many other conferences, Data Center World is designed to help you solve your key challenges as a data center and IT infrastructure professional. Each topic and speaker is carefully selected to provide you with relevant, timely and practical education. Download The Event Brochure or view the agenda to learn more about who’s speaking and what you will learn.


What You Will Learn


How You Will Learn


How You Will Benefit


Built by End-Users

We have selected sessions that address the most challenging issues facing data center and IT infrastructure professionals in today's environment. You get in-depth sessions across a broad range of topics including IT operations, facilities operations, cutting-edge modern data center topics, and security and disaster recovery.


What Attendees Are Saying


Networking Events To Connect You With Peers

At Data Center World, you get networking and peer learning opportunities unavailable at other events – enabling you to make new connections, re-kindle old ones, gain insights, and ask questions on your most pressing challenges. Leveraging attendee feedback, Data Center World recognizes the best advice is often from peers who have “been there and done that".


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Connect With Top Industry Vendors

The Data Center World Exhibit Hall allows attendees to connect with the top solution providers in the industry. You will have the opportunity to connect with vendors you know as well as providers that can offer you solutions that you aren't currently leveraging in your organization. View the expo floor plan to see which top industry exhibitors have already signed up. New vendors are added each week.