Cavern president and architect present at DCW - Cavern Technologies

Cavern President John Clune and Architect Kerry Knott presenting at Data Center World

Underground Data Centers represent an exciting trend, offering customers a uniquely secure, efficient and reliable location for their mission critical data. Knott and Clune present the benefits and challenges of building IT infrastructure underground.

Lenexa, KS – September 25, 2013 – In its third decade under the banner of AFCOM (Association for Data Center Management Professionals) Data Center World offers a biannual gathering place for leading technologist, technology providers and thought leaders to stay on the cutting edge of industry best practices.

With unmatched protection from natural disasters, energy efficiency, cost savings and speed to market underground data centers are experiencing tremendous growth.

John Clune, President or Lenexa based Cavern Technologies, a national leader in underground data centers and nationally lauded architect Kerry Knott, Executive Principal of Leawood, Kansas based Bell/Knott & Associates have been selected to run a session within Data Center World’s Design Pioneering curriculum.

Kerry Knott, AIA brings 30 years of corporate design/build to this exciting trend.

John Clune, ARM has built out over 70 purpose-built Data Center Suites for leading banking, healthcare and tech enterprises. With Clune at the helm Cavern has enjoyed 100% growth in each of the last 3 years, with 100,000 more square feet of purpose built data center space being built in Q4 of 2013 bringing the total space to 160,000 square feet of underground data center infrastructure.

“I look forward to sharing my experiences, building infrastructure in this unique IT environment. Data Center World offers us a great venue to share best practices and learn from those of other professionals in the Data Center space,” says Clune.

Clune and Knott present October 1, 2013 at 4:10-5:00pm in the Grand Salon of the Orlando Marriot’s Convention Center. Cavern Technologies will also be exhibiting in the convention center during expo hours in booth #931.