INDUSTRY NEWS • ISSUE IX, NOVEMBER 2017Preparing the Next Generation Mission Critical Workforce
The Carolinas chapter of 7 X 24 Exchange pioneered efforts to develop the mission critical workforce of the future through its National Consortium for Mission Critical Operations (NCMCO) initiative. The initiative established a certification program at Cleveland Community College and Wake Tech in partnership with the NC education commission. This was just the first step.
New Report Highlights North Carolina as Important Emerging Data Center Market
A U.S. data center trends report from CBRE is now available. Strong Fundamentals Lead to Record-Setting Investment in Data Centers analyzes market forces, levels of investment and mergers and acquisitions, and trends and markets to watch in the industry going forward. It covers industry trends nationwide, but also features North Carolina as a merging data center market.
2017 Summer Meeting
Attendees of the Carolinas 7 X 24 Exchange summer meeting were part of another sold-out event that brought chapter members together with colleagues from the Atlanta chapter. Speakers covered topics ranging from acquiring talent and diversity, to the future of the enterprise data center, and obtaining life balance.