Senior Director of Business Services, Art Meierdirk, to Discuss Next-Gen Monitoring: The Software-Defined Data Center

INOCNORTHBROOK, IL, April 8, 2015 INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of outsourced optical and other infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, today announces that its Senior Director of Business Services, Art Meierdirk, will speak at the AFCOM Data Center World Global Conference 2015, taking place at the Mirage Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV April 19-23, 2015. 

The AFCOM Data Center World Global Conference is one of the premier international conferences for data center and facilities management professionals, bringing together more than 3,500 AFCOM members to create an end-user driven program that focuses on providing real solutions for today’s data center and facilities managers.

Mr. Meierdirk will present “Next-Gen Monitoring: The Software-Defined Data Center”, part of the program’s Infrastructure Management track focused on best practices in data center management, efficiency, growth and more, taking place at 8:00 AM in room St Thomas A&B. The session will examine the migration of enterprises, service providers and other organizations to virtual data centers, including the new Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), to obtain increased agility, efficiency and cost control. Mr. Meierdirk will discuss how the move to these new architectures challenges conventional management tools and processes for assuring the effective operations of the data center. He will also explore the changing role of the SDDC network engineer, as well as SDDC challenges and the monitoring solutions to overcome them.

INOC combines state-of-the-art software technology, highly resilient and redundant NOC infrastructure, proven processes and expert IT staff to improve uptime, availability and performance of customer networks, applications and servers. To request a meeting with Mr. Meierdirk at Data Center World Global Conference 2015, email To learn more about INOC, visit INOC.COM.

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About INOC
INOC is a 24×7 NOC and global provider of optical network solutions as well as award-winning, outsourced monitoring and reporting services for enterprises and carriers. From a primary NOC in Madison, WI, and a Disaster Recovery NOC near Chicago, IL, INOC’s 24×7 staff provides a hands-on approach to incident resolution. INOC proactively processes critical IT support issues and delivers timely information to improve the uptime, availability and performance of applications, servers, and networks. A client web portal, NOCVIEW4, provides extensive reporting capabilities and visibility into IT infrastructure monitoring and support activity in real-time. INOC cost-effectively integrates 24×7 NOC support into a client’s existing IT operation to deliver greater uptime. For more information on INOC and its services, send an email to or call +1-877-NOC-24X7 (+1-877-662-2497). You will also find additional information on our website, INOC.COM, or by following INOC on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

About Data Center World
Data Center World is produced by AFCOM (; the leading association supporting the educational and professional development needs of data center professionals around the globe. Established in 1980, AFCOM currently boasts 3500 data centers professionals and 40 chapters worldwide, and provides unique networking opportunities and educational forums and resources through its bi-annual Data Center World Conferences, published magazines, regional chapters, research and hotline services, and industry alliances. For additional information on the conference and exhibits, visit


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