MT. PROSPECT, Ill., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago data center service provider CoreLink Data Centers, LLC (http://www.corelink.com) is sponsoring CIOsynergy's directIT Chicago: Against All Odds, a five-hour networking event for 150 IT leaders Feb. 23 featuring a spirited idea exchange with five prominent Chicago CIOs and a keynote address by former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley.
The invitation-only event, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Chicago's Elysian Hotel, will provide IT leaders an opportunity to discuss, debate and challenge the focus of today's enterprise IT with panelists and make contacts with peers facing similar daily hurdles. directIT Chicago will also include dinner and cocktails.
"The ability of CIOs and IT leaders to effectively manage such fundamentals as network security, while applying a bold level of innovation needed to propel the enterprise in competitive and turbulent markets, are increasingly vital elements to overall business success," said Michael Duckett, CoreLink president. "CoreLink is proud to sponsor this CIOsynergy event where attendees can share and leverage fellow CIO and IT leaders' knowledge, experience and lessons not only for an evening, but through ongoing business relationships formed at the event."
CoreLink offers all sized businesses, from large multi-national enterprises to small and medium sized businesses, the flexible colocation solutions and expert service they need to maintain their critical IT infrastructure. In addition to CoreLink's Chicago data center, colocation offerings are also available at its four other facilities located in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Seattle. CoreLink customers enjoy the following benefits:
- 100 percent uptime Service Level Agreements for mission critical applications;
- The ability to scale up or down without the usual data center constraints;
- Reduced operating costs due to outsourcing;
- CoreLink's state-of-the-art data center design and industry expertise
Past CIOsynergy event attendees have included C-level leaders from companies including Wal-Mart, HomeDepot, Bank of America, Forbes Media, Shell, Allstate, Mayo Clinic and Walgreen's among thousands of others.
"directIT Chicago, like other CIOsynergy events, is designed to bring together the true visionaries of enterprise IT leadership," said Joe Oots, Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based CIOsynergy director of partner development. "CoreLink's data center and network security offerings embody these characteristics. We are grateful for the company's continuing support."
Contact CoreLink Data Centers for more information about Chicago data center services and enterprise hosting or call 866-435-2375.
CIOsynergy was founded to provide a unique platform to bring together the true visionaries of enterprise IT leadership. These are the 'thought leaders' that instigate both change and stability within the organizations they serve. Operating in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Miami, London & Toronto, CIOsynergy has partnered with sponsors to include IBM, 3com, VMware, Unisys, Hitachi, Oracle, SunGard, Dell, Google, Amazon, and HTC among hundreds more.
CoreLink is a leading colocation provider of critical infrastructure services delivered on a "state of the art," robust and environmentally friendly technology platform. By leveraging data centers in Chicago, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Seattle with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, CoreLink delivers small, medium and large enterprise customers and service providers with high quality and uniquely agile, data center services. CoreLink's focus is on aligning customer needs with the proper solution, combined with a relentless focus on service, provides the flexibility and peace of mind all businesses require from a data center provider.
SOURCE CoreLink Data Centers, LLC