Save-the-Date: The Northern California Data Center Summit, April 12, Santa Clara

Jan 24, 2012, 06:38 ET from CapRate Events, LLC

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CapRate Events, LLC, organizer of the National Data Center Summit Series, will host the inaugural Northern California Data Center Summit on April 12th at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. More than 300 are expected at this high-level information and networking conference that will feature 40+ speakers who will discuss data center real estate and related technology infrastructure opportunities.

The Greater San Francisco area is home to roughly three million square feet of data center real estate, making it one of the top three data center markets in the nation. On the heels of CapRate Events' inaugural data center event, "The Greater New York Data Center Summit," held on November 29, this new event is expected to bring together the senior-level commercial real estate and technology executives who will drive tomorrow's decisions about investment, development, financing, repositioning assets, and technology upgrades in the Northern California data center market.

Confirmed speakers for this full-day conference include: John Sheputis, Fortune Data Centers; Eric Jacobs, QTS; Jonathan Atkin, RBC Capital Markets; Tim Huffman, Colliers International; Mark Adams, Equinix; and Jonathan A. Schildkraut, Evercore Partners. Event sponsors and media partners include: NEF, Data Center Journal, Mission Critical and Real Estate Alert.

Agenda topics will include: "'The Data' on the Data Center Market: An Update on Market Fundamentals and Investment Sales Volume in Northern California;" "Northern California Data Center Market 360;" "Financing of Data Centers: Who are the Active Debt Players and are Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms Poised to Become More Active?"; "San Francisco & the Urban Data Center Market;" "Innovative Data Center Design and its Impact on Marketability, Management & Operations;" and "Corporate End User Roundtable: What are the Current Demands and Capacity Requirements of Today's Most Active Firms?"

If you have an interest in commercial real estate's hot sector, and want to learn more about data center opportunities, make plans to attend The Northern California Data Center Real Estate Summit.

For additional information or to register for this new and unique information and networking event, please visit the event's official website is

For additional information, please contact: Brian Klebash, President, CapRate Events, LLC, at 917-546-0738 or via e-mail,

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