Cavern Technologies President John Clune Leads Session on Underground Data Centers at IMN Conference

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For the third year, Cavern President John Clune brings his Data Center Expertise to IMN’s Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers.

Over 35 Presidents and CEOs of leading Data Centers from around the country converge in San Jose, California, October 28th and 29th, for a two day conference exploring the latest trends and data behind the ever growing Data Center market. The 4th Annual IMN conference on Data Centers brings the brightest minds in the industry together to share their experiences, focusing on Data Center real estate.

With unmatched protection from natural disasters, energy efficiency, cost savings and speed to market underground data centers are experiencing tremendous growth. Cavern Technologies ( President John Clune, brings six years of experience to the conference having designed and built over 70 private, data center suites for customers in banking, healthcare, legal, and technology verticals.

“The IMN provides an ideal venue to share and learn from industry thought leaders about current best practice and the exciting future of building world class, state-of-the-art Data Centers,” explains Clune.

The session Clune is moderating is called, “Construction, Power and Unique Needs of the Underground Data Center”. Clune along with five industry leaders will bring light to the growing underground data center market.

“The subsurface can be an ideal environment for mission critical data storage. Not only is there protection from nature’s whims, but due to the ambient temperature the decision to place a data center in an underground environment can impact the bottom line,” shares Clune.

Among the topics to be addressed are build logistics, the costs of construction compared to hardened above ground facilities, site selection, and the advantages for clients deploying their Data Center in this unique IT environment.

Clune’s Panel is on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:00-4:00pm in the session hall B of the downtown San Jose Marriot. Cavern Technologies will also be exhibiting with event sponsors and Cavern partner, Kansas City Area Development Council in the exhibit hall.


About Cavern Technologies, Inc.
Cavern Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider in the development, leasing and operation of build-to-suit wholesale data centers outside of Kansas City. Located 125-feet underground in a 3 million square foot facility, Cavern’s environmentally regulated, secure infrastructure is Energy Star, SAS-70, SSAE 16 Type II certified. Cavern is designed to meet the specialized power, cooling and security requirements companies need to house IT systems that support their mission-critical business processes. Cavern provides tenants with unique business solutions and a value proposition focused on minimizing the total cost of ownership of data center and colocation infrastructure. With Clune at the helm Cavern has enjoyed 100% growth in each of the last 3 years, with 100,000 more square feet of purpose built data center space being built in Q4 of 2013 bringing the total space to 160,000 square feet of underground data center infrastructure. For more information:

About IMN
The IMN or Information Management Network, was founded in 1994 and is a global organizer of conferences that focus on institutional finance, investments and healthcare IT. In its fourth year, the Data Center conference attracts hundreds of the senior executives drawn to the vetted and valuable subject matter of the courses and networking opportunities. For more information:

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