Panel:
COVID and Its Impact on Data Center Construction and Equipment Procurement

Monday, June 13, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This presentation is a portfolio case study of the construction impacts due to labor (shortages/on-site procedures required), procurement (supply chain issues as well as manufacturing) and facility design relative to special precautions required during construction and operations to deal with COVID in the data center environment. The case study will revolve around the construction and procurement issues associated with the build out of a campus collocation environment of over 150MW of critical IT load as well as others.

Moderator:
Steven Shapiro, PE (bio)
Partner
EYP Mission Critical Facilities, Part of Ramboll

Panelists:
Chad Baxter (bio)
Procurement Manager, North America
Vantage Data Centers

John Dumler, PE (bio)
VP, Data Center Design & Engineering
DC Blox

Brendan McCarthy (bio)
Senior Construction Manager
Vantage Data Centers