DCW Twitter ProfileData Center World 2017, set to take place April 3-6, 2017 in Los Angeles, is less than two weeks away. With a theme of “Data Automation, Scale: Building and Managing the Data Center of the Future,” the global conference will feature the industry’s leading companies as exhibitors and speakers.

The agenda is jam-packed with educational and product information sessions.  The headline feature and keynote speaker is Kevin Mitnick, the world’s most famous hacker, a bestselling author and the top cyber security speaker in the world.  His keynote address provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from an expert who was once among the FBI’s Most Wanted.

Another great way to prepare for the event is to get to know some of the key companies participating. Featured below are the top sponsors of Data Center World 2017.  Take a look — it’s like a sneak-peak of the show floor…’

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ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, ABB has been at the forefront of innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. ABB drives efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 132,000 people.

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CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

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GE is building the world by providing capital, expertise and infrastructure for a global economy. GE Capital has provided billions in financing so businesses can build and grow their operations and consumers can build their financial futures. GE builds appliances, lighting, power systems and other products that help millions of homes, offices, factories and retail facilities around the world work better.

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Geist designs and manufactures intelligent hardware and software for the four cornerstones of data center management: power, cooling, monitoring, and data center infrastructure management (DCIM). Independently, each Geist product line offers industry-leading capabilities and technology. Together, these products combine to create a comprehensive system for maintaining a secure and efficient data center. With a host of scalable systems for single cabinets, entire enterprises and everything in between, each customer benefits from DCIM solutions custom-fit for their specific needs. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska with offices in Asia Pacific and Europe, Geist offers truly global solutions that revolve around customer requirements.

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Raritan began developing KVM switches for IT professionals to manage servers remotely in 1985. Today, as a brand of Legrand, it is a leading provider of intelligent rack PDUs.  Raritan solutions increase the reliability and intelligence of data centers in 9 of the top 10 Fortune 500 technology companies.

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Rittal Corporation, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, is the U.S. subsidiary of Rittal GmbH & Co. KG and manufactures the world’s leading industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, including climate control and power management systems for industrial, data center, outdoor and hybrid applications. Rittal‘s off-the-shelf standard, modified standard and custom-engineered products are recognized throughout the world as innovative, high quality solutions for practically any industrial or IT infrastructure application — from single enclosures to comprehensive, mission critical systems.


Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 351,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $88.1 billion in fiscal 2016. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $23.7 billion, including $5.4 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

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Simplex Isolation Systems is one of the most prominent names in modular cleanrooms, softwall curtains, strip doors, separation and process isolation, and hot aisle and cold-aisle isolation in data centers.

Since 1979 the company’s innovations have set new standards in modular, expandable cleanroom components, industrial enclosures, isolation curtains, hardware and new product development. Simplex offers unique features such as the bonded bead design, modular construction, and materials that are fire-resistant and protect against electro-static discharge. The hallmark of Simplex products is innovation and performance.

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Total Cable Solutions

Total Cable Solutions is a structured cabling manufacturer, specializing in end-to-end cabling solutions. The company’s services include: assessment, design and implementation of data center infrastructure, professional project management and 10G, 40G, and 100G connectivity solutions. TCS provides quality products including fiber and copper patch cords and panels, pre-terminated multi-fiber trunk cables, solutions for field termination, custom fiber patch panels and more.

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Vertiv designs, builds and services critical infrastructure that enables vital applications for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial facilities. Formerly Emerson Network Power, Vertiv supports today’s growing mobile and cloud computing markets with a portfolio of power, thermal and infrastructure management solutions including the ASCO, Chloride, Liebert, NetSure and Trellis brands. The company’s sales in fiscal 2016 were $4.4 billion.

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