March 8th is International Women's Day. It celebrates women's achievements and recognizes progress towards a more gender-equal world. The theme this year is "Each for Equal" which is all about collective individualism and understanding that while everyone is different, collectively we can come together to take action for equality. This is something that Morrison Hershfield believes deeply as we continue to make efforts towards a more gender-balanced environment both in our offices and in the industries which we participate.
AFCOM GTA presented a $5,000 Gender Diversity Bursary cheque to McMaster University's Faculty of Engineering. This $5,000 scholarship will help support a female student in her pursuit to advance the Data Center Industry. The gift was presented during AFCOM GTA’s annual Nine and Dine golf tournament dinner.
Morrison Hershfield has landed sixth on the list of top Engineering Firms in the Data Center Sector, according to the 2019 Giants 300 Report released by Building Design +Construction Magazine.
Morrison Hershfield won a Leader’s Circle Award at the inaugural Canadian Data Centre Excellence Awards (CDCXA) at McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton on June 19th.
Data center professionals gathered at The National Club in Toronto on May 7th to learn more about improving gender diversity in the data center industry. The breakfast seminar event was co-hosted by Morrison Hershfield and AFCOM, and sponsored by CommScope, EllisDon and Plan Group.
Jason Green, CTO of Element Critical explained how “edge” data centers are shifting the paradigms of the traditional data center landscape to a large audience in the Atlanta industry.
Laura Rogers was announced as the winner of the Young Mission Critical Engineer of the Year award by Data Center Dynamics (DCD) on Thursday, December 6th. The gala ceremony took place at the Lancaster Hotel in London, UK, hosted by comedian Deborah Frances-White.
Morrison Hershfield congratulates Laura Rogers, for being shortlisted for the 2018 Data Center Dynamics’ (DCD) Global Young Mission Critical Engineer of the Year Award.
Morrison Hershfield is thrilled to announce that the Mission Critical Facilities TOR1 Design Team is one of four shortlisted for the 2018 Data Center Dynamics (DCD) Global - Design Team of the Year Award.
Morrison Hershfield and members of the Digital Realty TOR1 data center team (Digital Realty, EllisDon, Vertiv Co., and WZMH Architects) hosted a panel discussion on September 25th, 2018. The group of industry experts provided background information and fielded questions on the evolution of the mega-scale data center and tales from the TOR1 project.
Morrison Hershfield, IBM and WZMH hosted GTA data centre professionals at the Toronto Board of Trade on May 11th to discuss “The Edge”.
Phill Lawson-Shanks, keynote speaker from EdgeConneX, presented remarkable insight into changes in internet usage patterns, technologies connecting users to the internet and emerging needs for improved data centre infrastructure to support these changes.
Data center professionals descended upon the American Cancer Society Center in downtown Atlanta for a panel discussion centered around the changing languages of data centers.
Morrison Hershfield Mission Critical is co-hosting a panel on 'The Changing Language of Data Centers' Thursday morning, April 21st at the American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta, GA.
Data Center Knowledge’s editor in chief Yevgeniy Sverdlik recently attended a presentation by Steven Shapiro, Morrison Hershfield’s mission critical practice lead, at Data Center World in National Harbor, Maryland. Shapiro has over 29 years of experience designing and commissioning of mission critical facilities and has authored numerous technical articles.
Morrison Hershfield’s Vice President Scott Steiding and Jones Lang LaSalle’s Executive Vice President Mike Dolan recently collaborated on an article in the May/June 2015 issue of Mission Critical magazine. An excerpt of their article, entitled “Evolving Strategies for Data Center Site Selection,” appears below: