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:
Professionals from throughout the data centre industry will convene for breakfast, networking and a panel discussion moderated by Sean Smith, P.Eng., MBA, Principal for Morrison Hershfield's mission critical practice.
This presentation by Morrison Hershfield's Sean Smith, Principal, P. Eng, MBA includes an introduction to data centers, including a discussion on location criteria, key factors to look for when thinking about establishing a data center in an existing building and case studies on data centers in the Atlanta and Toronto areas.
“Most organizations still believe some very common myths about Tier Ratings and high availability data centers, and I’m looking forward to sharing our insight,” said Mr. Shapiro, who has over 26 years of experience in designing and commissioning of mission critical facilities. He is the author of numerous technical articles and seminars.