Editor’s Note: The data center movers and shakers gathered in Hawaii this week to discuss the industry’s future at this year’s Pacific Telecommunications Council’s (PTC) annual conference. Data center expert and Data Center Knowledge contributing editor Bill Kleyman provided his top five takeaways from PTC’s event.
This was my first time attending PTC, and it was a great experience. Outside of the fact that we were in Hawaii, this conference was filled with data center leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors. The best part of the conference? It was connecting and learning with so many amazing people. However, there were a few discussions that really stood out.
In a session with Joe Kava (Google), Jennifer Ruch (Oracle), Jonathan Atkin (RBC Capital Markets), and Joley Michaelson (The Sun Company) moderated by Jennifer Weitzel (GLP), we got a very clear message about sustainability, investments, and infrastructure.
We are actively working to create a greener, more sustainable digital infrastructure platform. Beyond concepts like ESG, there is a significant focus on carbon-free computing designs. According to the International Energy