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CentricsIT founder Derek Odegard slated to present at AFCOM Data Center World
IT industry veteran to aims to amplify data center value throughout the IT Lifecycle

NORCROSS, Ga., September 22, 2014 ­­— CentricsIT Founder Derek Odegard is gearing up for his second presentation at AFCOM Data Center World—the premier conference for data center and facilities management professionals. The semi-annual event brings together leaders of all levels and lays out the course for data center progression as technology evolves. Odegard’s presentation, titled “Maximizing Data Center Value Throughout the IT Lifecycle,” will cover alternative solutions to extend the value of your IT assets. He will also cover cost-saving maintenance options and effective solutions for retiring end-of-life assets. The conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Fla.

“As a data center leader, you have to be half engineer and half CFO,” explains Odegard, who has 18 years of experience selling IT hardware and solutions. He founded CentricsIT in 2007, and the Atlanta-based company has since risen through the ranks of the CRN Solution Provider 500, CRN Fast Growth 100, Inc. 5000, Georgia Fast 40, and Atlanta’s Top Private Companies.

Odegard’s presentation is slotted for 9:10 a.m. on Monday, October 20 in the Barrel Spring 2 conference room. He is also joining the two-hour LDR 3 panel Tuesday, October 21 at 9:10 a.m. to discuss “Aligning Business and Technology Strategies to Deliver Value and ROI.” For more information and to register, visit: http://www.datacenterworld.com/spring/.

For more information, contact Mandy Glidewell, Manager of Marketing Communications at [email protected].

About CentricsIT
CentricsIT brings together unmatched expertise, years of industry experience, an extensive inventory of new and used IT hardware, and a comprehensive array of service solutions to guide you through all aspects of the IT lifecycle—all at a significant cost savings.

About Data Center World
Data Center World is produced by AFCOM (www.afcom.com), the leading association supporting the educational and professional development needs of data center professionals around the globe. Established in 1980, AFCOM currently boasts 3500 data centers professionals and 40 chapters worldwide, and provides unique networking opportunities and educational forums and resources through its bi-annual Data Center World Conferences, published magazines, regional chapters, research and hotline services, and industry alliances. For additional information on the conference and exhibits, visit www.datacenterworld.com