Attendance continues to build for The Fourth Annual Southwest Data Center Summit, the premier industry gathering for high-level market intelligence and networking. Expert speakers who represent the most active and innovative data center developers, investors, capital sources, brokers, consultants and technology firms from Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego will attend and participate. The summit’s 50+ speakers will discuss the many trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including: How are industry executives approaching challenges in 2015, including customization of data centers? What steps are industry leaders taking to remain competitive? Analysis of opportunities tied to IoE (Internet on Everything): How is the increased demand from mobile devices and all internet enabled devices (iWatch, etc.) and (kitchen/house) appliances at home changing the game? How are industry leaders approaching both data security (data traversing the networking) and physical data center security? Have cloud/IaaS deployments in the U.S. (ie colo needs of the cloud platform providers) started to taper and become less of a demand driver? M&A – how do Phoenix/Southwest assets fit into potential industry consolidation? Why develop or invest in Southwest markets? How strong are the Southwest regional data center markets and what are the customers demands? How is the cloud impacting the business? How do investors view resiliency? How is the multi-tiered model design playing out? What types of verticals are utilizing data center services? What are this region’s competitive markets?