President, Rob Rockwood & Chief Technology Officer, John Sasser, to Speak at DCD>Connect Virginia

CTO John Sasser will speak on how to better manage customer cooling requirements in the next five years and President Rob Rockwood will be on a panel that will seek to answer the role that data centers should be playing to "green the grid."

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – October 24, 2023 – Sabey Data Centers, a premier designer, builder and operator of multi-tenant data center, announces today that its President, Rob Rockwood and its Chief Technology Officer, John Sasser will both be participating on panels at DCD Connect Virginia 2023. The event will take place November 6-7, 2023 in Leesburg, Virginia. 

On Monday, November 6th at 2:00 pm, Rob Rockwood will participate on the panel, “DCD>Debate: Beyond borders – should the data center be playing a greater role in greening the grid?” This session will bring together experts from across the data center and energy landscape to debate how the industry can take a more holistic approach to greening the grid and better collaborate to make a difference.

On Tuesday, November 7th at 2:00 pm, John Sasser will participate on the panel, “How can the industry better manage customer cooling requirements over the next 5 years?” alongside other industry leaders. This session will discuss how data centers can adapt their cooling infrastructure to accommodate the increasing density of modern computing equipment and how operators can make informed adoption decisions.

Rob Rockwood Panel:

WHAT: “DCD>Debate: Beyond borders – should the data center be playing a greater role in greening the grid?”

WHERE: Lansdowne Resort & Spa, 44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, VA, 20176

WHENMonday, November 6th from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m EST

WHOPanel members include:

John Sasser Panel: 

WHAT: “How can the industry better manage customer cooling requirements over the next 5 years?”

WHERE: Lansdowne Resort & Spa, 44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, VA, 20176

WHEN: Tuesday, November 7th from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m EST

WHO: Panel members include:

  • John Sasser, Chief Technology Officer, Sabey Data Centers
  • Stephanie Schmidt, Senior Director Datacenter Product Sustainability, Intel Corp
  • Dustin Demetriou, Senior Technical Staff Member, Sustainability and Data Center Innovation, IBM & ASHRAE TC 9.9 IT Subcommittee
  • Danielle Rossi, Global Director – Mission Critical Cooling, Trane Technologies
  • Alex Dickins, Channel Management Team Lead, DatacenterDynamics

About Sabey Data Centers:

With a portfolio of more than four million square feet of mission-critical space, Sabey Data Centers is one of the largest privately-owned multi-tenant data center owners/developers/operators in the United States. Sabey specializes in scalable, custom-built solutions, including data center-ready shell space and fully turnkey data centers managed by Sabey’s award-winning critical environment staff. Consistently recognized for low-cost hydroelectric power, operational excellence through its world-class data centers, and sustained uptime, Sabey is proud to provide data center services to many of the world’s top financial, technology, and healthcare companies. The company is a joint venture between Sabey Corporation and National Real Estate Advisors, LLC, acting as the investment manager on behalf of its institutional clients.


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