I found the event entertaining and informative. There's been a few different type of presentations. Personally, I found myself taking lots of notes. A lot of the conversations being held have been beneficial for business. Some good leads and opportunities have come out. The calibre of the delegates that have arrive is quite high.

Mike Andrea

Director and Consulting Partner at Strategic Directions

Mike Andrea is a Director and Data Centre National Practice Manager for The Strategic Directions Group. He is responsible for the ICT Master Plan for Greater Springfield, which was awarded the 2010 World’s Best Master Planned Community at the FIABCI Prix D’Excellence Awards.

Mr. Andrea was the design authority on the $220M, 14,000-square meter, Tier 3+ Polaris Data Centre opened in January 2009 in Springfield, Australia. He is also an advisor to the Polaris Management Board and has over 27 years experience in the ICT industry, covering strategy, design and management across commercial and government sectors. In 2010, Mr. Andrea was appointed to the Board of Directors of AFCOM’s Data Center Institute in the USA