Originally posted on Data Center POST

International Telecoms Week 2023 (ITW 2023) rebounded to pre-pandemic attendance when it took place at the Gaylord in National Harbor, Maryland from May 14-17, 2023.  With meeting rooms sold out, a packed exhibit floor and standing room only sessions, the event continues to cement itself as one of the industry’s must-attend events each year.

During the panel discussion titled “Beyond the Inflection Point, What Does the Data Centre Interconnect Landscape Look Like?”, industry leaders convened to discuss the evolving data center interconnect landscape and its implications. Moderated by Ilissa Miller, CEO of iMiller Public Relations (iMPR), the esteemed panelists included Andrew Haynes, Senior Vice President Product & Technology at Exa Infrastructure, Sherri Harrell, SVP, Product Management at Flexential, Jonathan Martone, Vice President – Interconnection and Network Solutions at Netrality Data Centers, Jerry Colachino, Field Application Engineering Technical Director at Precision Optical Transceivers, and Brad Raymo, VP Network Strategy at StackPath

According to the panelists, the demand for data center interconnect deployments is increasing due to several factors. One of the main drivers is the growing importance of data, which requires connecting differing data sources to unlock valuable insights. Another driver is the evolving customer demands for flexible and scalable solutions, which drive the expansion of interconnectivity options. Additionally, the demands of emerging technologies like cloud computing and edge computing require geographic distribution and low-latency connections.

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