Datacenter People Chairman to Present on the Ever-Evolving Role of Consulting Engineers at DCD>London

October 16, 2019 — Datacenter People, a worldwide recruitment firm serving the datacenter industry, announces today that its Founder and Chairman, Peter Hannaford, will lead a panel discussion at DCD>London, taking place on November 5-6, 2019, in London.

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 12:40 PM, Mr. Hannaford will join a panel discussion titled “Vertically Challenged: How is the role of the consulting engineer changing in the era of hyperscale?” This panel will discuss how the evolution of the data center, including colocation and hyperscale, has driven significant changes in the landscape of mission-critical infrastructure and altered the required skill set of today’s engineers and technical workforce. Mr. Hannaford will guide the panelists as they explore some of the key changes in workforce training, recruitment and development to meet future network requirements.


  • Vertically Challenged: How is the role of the consulting engineer changing in the era of hyperscale?


  • Tuesday, November 5 at 12:40 PM


  • Hall 1
  • 1 Old Billingsgate Walk
  • Riverside, 16 Lower Thames St.
  • London, EC3R 6DX


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About Datacenter People

Founded in 2010, Datacenter People is the number one recruitment firm to the data center industry worldwide. An executive search division, Portman Partners was launched to focus on C-Suite searches in the Data Center and Cloud Industry.  The practice has offices in London, Singapore, and a network reach into the US and Latin America.  Both firms specialize in locating and recruiting the best-qualified professionals for both interim and permanent roles in the data center industry. To find out more about Datacenter People go to or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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