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UK’s first dedicated data centre exhibition to take place at Barbican Exhibition Halls on 26th -27th February 2008

London, 22nd January 2008: In response to the ever growing data centre industry, Turret Group has launched the first and only data centre expo and conference in the UK. DataCentreWorld will take place on 26th and 27th February 2008 at the Barbican Exhibitions Halls, London. The event is expected to attract influencers and decision makers from UK’s leading companies as well as the data centre industry, and will cover all aspects of the data centre from design and build to maintenance and outsourcing. Entry to the show and all conference sessions are free by registering at

Over the two days, major players from across the data centre industry will bring together an extensive range of business and technical solutions under one roof. With sponsors including Interxion, BCS, Brand-Rex, Iomart and Lattitude, the exhibition promises to be the UK's pre-eminent data centre event. Confirmed participants to date include: IBM, Sun, BT, APC, Raritan, Chloride Power, ADC Krone and Aperture.

Running alongside the exhibition, the DataCentreWorld Conference will give constructive insights, incisive viewpoints and keynote presentations from data centre visionaries and experts as well as industry heavyweights. Top names will lead the Keynote sessions including Steve Bowden, IBM; Richard Barrington, Sun and Geoff Prudence, Essex County Council.

At the conference, sessions will cover a range of issues such as professional planning, managing and hosting a data centre. And speakers representing a breadth of sectors, such as government, finance and healthcare, will relate their experiences in implementing data centres for their organisations.

“DataCentreWorld is the only UK exhibition and conference to focus on the issues surrounding selecting, outsourcing, building and running a data centre,” commented Sarah Williams, event director, Turret Group. “The aim of the event is to bring together buyers, vendors, channel, facilities and security experts to discuss and debate the future, and learn from best practices.”

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About Turret Group

Turret Group is an established event organiser and trade publisher with over 50years' heritage in organising large scale events. Previous IT events include SmartCard Expo, LinuxWorld Expo, and Data Capture Europe.

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