About MCDC Expo

Professional Network Group International is proud to introduce the MCDC Expo: Bringing professionals in the Data Center Community together to share their ideas, solutions and insights of the future.

Unlike traditional tradeshows, our experienced staff understands the importance of creating a platform that addresses the needs of all stakeholders, that’s why we have specifically geared our event to focus on communications between the key players and the hot topics facing the DC world today.

Our event includes:

. Keynote addresses by industry leaders

. Shared knowledge sessions with senior level attendees

. Over 20 case studies highlighting “Real Problems – Real Solutions

. Extensive networking opportunities

To find out how you can attend an event focused on your ROI, give us a call and let us tell you about the Professional Network Group International difference.

  • Please have a look at our corporate video to hear what our participants are saying about PNG events:


Speakers – Chicago, Illinois

  • Zayo.com

    Chairman, International Data Center Authority

    Mehdi Paryavi

  • photo Medhi Paryavi

  • RagingWire

    SVP & COO – RagingWire Data Centers

    Joel Stone

  • Molina

    Director, Core Engineering Compute & Storage

    Alberto Mora

  • AEI

    Mission Critical Project Manager

    Mahmood Akhter

  • serverfarm

    Chief Business

    Steven Manos


    Vice President,

    Jose Ruiz

  • Zayo.com

    SVP, Colocation & Cloud Strategy

    TJ Karklins


Business Continuity Management (BC) : Does your Plan really make sense?

Strategic development and approach to the 3 core elements of BCM.
Crisis Management & Communications – Business Recovery Planning – IT Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery (DR) : Have you thought of everything and are you really ready?

When it comes to disaster recovery and business continuity, one thing matters: Keeping the business up and running no matter the threat. To keep pace with the ever evolving data center, both IT professionals and BC/DR technology providers need to establish processes and solutions that provide a broader view of the environment and not only protect, but understand, the critical components of the infrastructure.

Data center modernization : Where do I start and where should i go...the Road Map

Data center modernization: a continuous improvement cycle.
Improving processes, “greening” the data center, understanding the role the cloud will play and implementing new and innovative solutions.

Cost Optimization : How does it affect my reliability and is it truly worth it?

A look at emerging technologies that will help optimize costs and enhance performance for your data center.

Managing Data Storage and Innovation : So many option...which one is right for our Data Centers

Managing storage and memory technologies for 2015 and beyond: What are the new developments and how can they impact your business data storage needs?

Bridging the Gap Between IT and Facilities : 2 different parties...One Goal

How DCIM deployments over time will integrate information technology (IT) and facility management disciplines to centralize monitoring and manage intelligent capacity planning of a data center’s critical systems. New harmonies and strategies are needed to help facilities and IT personnel work hand-in-hand towards common goals; 100% uptime & building efficiency.

Harmony Between Physical Security and IT Security : The perfect Marriage

Creating harmony between physical security and IT security: Although physical security and IT operate in two different worlds, with different goals and priorities and ways of doing things, managing expectations and working with each other in good faith is really the key to an improved working relationship and a safer environment that is
technically sound.

DCIM : What can it really do for you and is it worth the investment?

The maturing of DCIM: Where is it going and what can it do for you?

BYOD & Mobile Device Management : So many devices so many issues.....

BYOD & mobile device management proliferation: How will it impact the data center and the state of integration with mobile applications and business-critical back-end data sources?

Cloud Computing: What’s the real impact on my DC infrastructure

Leveraging development and operations: Looking at new ways to change the work culture, the software delivery processes and the technologies and tools to deliver the competitive edge to the business.

Cooling my DC : Is bigger always better or are there other ways?

More devices, more connections and more data: How do we deal with the ever increasing demands on the data center infrastructure?

Adapting Innovative Solutions : Should I be the guinea pig or let someone else be?

From compromised to optimized: ACE performance assessment

What is DevOps & How can we leverage it in our organization?

From compromised to optimized: ACE performance assessment

Big Data : So many questions, so many solutions. Which one is right for us?

From compromised to optimized: ACE performance assessment

ACE (Availability, Capacity and Efficiency) : A new datacenter scoring approach

From compromised to optimized : ACE performance assessment

CFD? How can it make me cut costs and plan for the future expansion?

From compromised to optimized : ACE performance assessment



      Tate Inc.
365 Data Centers Aflac AT&T Athens Regional Health System
Bennett Data Solutions, LLC BladeRoom USA BMW ByteGrid
Cavern Technologies CenturyLink Chicago Mercantile Exchange City of Atlanta
Colo ATL Compass DataCenters CoreSite CoreSpace
DataSite DeVry Education Group Digital Realty DJS Group
DSA Encore EdgeConneX EQUINIX Exp US Services
First National Bank of Omaha Fluor Corporation Fogo Data Centers Georgia Institute of Technology
H5 Data Centers Hewlett Packard IBM Corporation (alternate Esource) Immedion
Internap JE Dunn Construction Jones Lang LaSalle Kellogg Company
McCormick Technology Ventures McKenny’s Morrison Hershfield Corporation Newmark Grubb Night Frank
Nova Mission Critical OneNeck IT Solutions Orlando Health Payless Shoes
Peak 10, Inc QTS Data Centers Suntrust Bank Syska Hennessy Group
T5 Data Centers The Data Centers LLC TIAFF-CREF  United Airlines
 United Parcel Services (UPS)  Verizon  ViaWest  Walt Disney Company


Time Weds. March 6, 2019 Time Thurs. March 7, 2019
7:00AM – 8:00AM Breakfast 7:00AM – 8:00AM Breakfast
8:00AM – 10:00AM Presentations 8:00AM – 10:00AM Presentations
10:00AM – 10:50AM Coffee Break & Networking 10:00AM – 10:50AM Coffee Break & Networking
10:50AM – 12:00PM Presentations 10:50AM – 12:00PM Presentations
12:00PM – 1:15PM Networking Lunch 12:00PM – 1:15PM Networking Lunch
1:15PM – 2:30PM Presentations
2:30PM – 3:15PM Coffee Break & Networking
3:15PM – 4:30PM Presentations
4:30PM – 6:00PM Networking Cocktail Reception
6:00PM – 9:00PM Dinner

Why Participate?
This is an exclusive event geared at bringing senior level attendees into one location to share their knowledge and experience, get introduced to the latest innovations, and hear from industry leaders about the problems, the solutions and the technology shaping the data center future.

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  • Senior Level Attendees

    CIO, CTO, VP’s & Directors of:

    • Data Centers
    • Information Technologies
    • Infrastructure
    • Security
    • Facilities
    • Data Center Architects
    • Design Build Consultants
  • Extensive Networking Opportunities

      • Welcome Event
      • Cocktails
      • Meals
      • Meetings
  • Access to Information

    • Over 20 Case Studies “Real Problems – Real Solutions”
    • Round Table Discussions
    • Keynote Address by Industry Leaders


    • Hear what others are doing
    • See how you compare
    • Discuss where you are and where you want to be
  • Introduction to Innovative Solutions

        • Get introduced to the visionaries and their latest innovations
        • What are the newest technologies and how can they impact your operations and your bottom line?
        • Meet the companies that are shaping the DC World