John Clune panelist at CRE Data Center Conference - Cavern Technologies

Cavern President John Clune panelist at CRE Data Center Conference

New York, NY – February 26, 2014 – 350 executives from 205 firms converge on New York City February 27th for a one day conference exploring practices, procedures and trends that impact the growing global data center market. The 3rd Annual Greater New York Data Center Summit brings the best and brightest minds together to share knowledge.

With unmatched protection from natural disasters, energy efficiency, cost savings and speed to market underground data centers are experiencing tremendous growth. Cavern Technologies President John Clune, brings seven years of experience to the conference having designed and built over 70 private, data center suites for customers in banking, healthcare, legal, and technology verticals.

Clune is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader on data center design and deployments, having led sessions at AFCOM’s Data Center World, IMN Data Center Real Estate Conference and been featured in Fast Company, 60 Minutes Australia, and Bloomberg News.

“I’m honored to share my insights and experiences with my peers from around the country. Events like the CRE Data Center Conference are excellent ways to share and gain knowledge regarding data center best practices.” explains Clune.

“Operational excellence is not an accident. Uptime is based on a mathematical equation. To support the mission critical operations of enterprise customers, data center need to guarantee their infrastructure has been designed the most secure, efficient and reliable way possible,” shares Clune.

The session Clune is participating in is called, “Emerging Secondary Markets & Site Selection Debate.” Session participants will explore the advantages of locating data centers in secondary markets at 1:40 EST on Thursday February 27th.

“Secondary markets are ideal location for data center deployments,” shares Clune. “The coasts, where most dense data center operations are operating are susceptible to natural and man-made catastrophes like hurricanes and terrorism. The biggest driver we are seeing for moves to the Midwest is our favorable tax environment, deep and affordable talent pool and low cost, award winning and reliable power.”