7×24 International forms technical committee

New Jersey, January 25th, 2014

For Immediate Release

7×24 Exchange International’s Board of Directors announced the creation of a Technical Committee to advance the organization’s goal of improving end-to-end reliability in the mission critical industry. The Technical Committee’s first task is supporting 7×24 Exchange’s strategic partnership with the National Science Foundation’s Center for Energy Smart Electronic Systems (ES2). The Committee will provide guidance on university research addressing current and future technologies for mission-critical facilities.

David Schirmacher, President of 7×24 Exchange International and Senior Vice President at Digital Realty, will chair the Technical Committee. Committee members were selected based on technical expertise, knowledge of and long term affiliation with 7×24 Exchange, and commitment to providing value to the mission critical industry. Committee members include Don Beaty, P.E., President of DLB Associates Consulting Engineers; Michael Butkiewicz, P.E., Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co; Robert J. Cassiliano, Chairman & CEO of 7×24 Exchange International and President & CEO of Business Information Services; Stephen Fairfax, President of MTechnology; and Vali Sorell, P.E., Vice President & Chief HVAC Engineer for Critical Facilities at Syska Hennessy Group. “The organization is honored to have such distinguished professionals serving on the committee. They are a valuable resource for 7×24 Exchange, its projects and partnerships.” said Cassiliano.


About 7×24 Exchange International

7×24 Exchange International, founded in 1989, is the leading knowledge exchange for those who design, build, operate and maintain mission-critical enterprise information infrastructures and the primary resource for valuable information within the mission critical industry. 7×24 Exchange’s goal is to improve end-to-end reliability by promoting dialogue among these groups through conferences, membership, and the 7×24 Magazine. Additional information can be found at http://www.7x24exchange.org.


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