Data Center World, the leading global conference for data center facilities and IT professionals, announced the 2022 Data Center Startup Challenge finalists.
Data Center World is AFCOM’s annual global gathering and is taking place March 28-31, 2022, in Austin, Texas.
The second annual Data Center Startup Challenge finalists include:
Round World Business Group supports HotSite, an array of specialized aluminum gantry cranes and beams that can protect IT equipment.
Correct Networks is a lightweight virtualization platform for 5G networks.
IQS, supports Quick Rack is a device that assists with installing hardware within a server/network rack.
GRAID Technology is the world’s first NVMe RAID to eliminate the traditional RAID bottleneck and unlock the full potential of enterprise SSD performance.
Alcatraz AI provides an autonomous access control experience by leveraging the unique power of the human face.
Cumulus Digital Systems digitalizes mission-critical manual work in maintenance and construction.
The contest will take place live on stage at Data Center World on Wednesday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. The finalists will present a ten minute “elevator pitch” and answer questions from the judges.
The Data Center Startup Challenge is judged by a panel of industry thought leaders from the market research, editorial, and investment communities, including:
Andrea Munoz, Andrea Munoz, Senior Vice President, Operations & Customer Success, CyrusOne
Moises Levy, PhD, Principal Analyst, Data Center Physical Infrastructure, Omdia
Michael Maniscalco, EVP of Technology, Applied Blockchain
Winners will be chosen by the panel based on their presentations on stage, and presentations will be judged on Most Disruptive Technology; Best Chance for Market Success; Best Ability to Gain Additional Capital; and Most Influential Founding Team.