Technology Innovation Series

In the 1760s, steam drove pumps, engines, and ships that led to the start of the first industrial revolution. In 2021, it is data that is propelling innovation forward and powering the fourth industrial revolution. Data is one of the world’s most valuable resources, so it is critical to safely manage and secure it with intelligent solutions.

In the below video recording, subject matter experts from Host in Ireland, QTS Data Centers, CyrusOne, and Equinix discuss the evolution of data and what’s to come in the future.

Watch the video below to learn more about these transformative data center technologies.

Data: The Steam of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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Originally Recorded Live at InSight Innovation Summit

Convergint’s InSight Innovation Summit was a digital transformation tradeshow event held May 18-20, 2021. Throughout the 3-day event, Convergint hosted Strategy Sessions, partner-sponsored Innovation Demos, and Executive Keynotes all discussing the latest game-changing technology and transformative solutions.


Garry Connolly is the Founder of Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland and Irish companies delivering international data center projects. A self-proclaimed “stubborn digital optimist,” Garry is a much sought-after keynote speaker, panellist, and moderator at global industry events.

Garry Connolly

Founder, Host in Ireland

Brian Doricko

VP Sales, CyrusOne

Brian Doricko is an experienced Vice President Of Strategic Sales with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He is skilled in Business Planning, Operations Management, Sales, Storage, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

David McCall has grown up in the Data Center and Hybrid IT world. From his early days at UT fixing the printer queue 20 years ago to solutioning deployments for the largest hyperscale customers in the world, David has decades of experience. David has been at QTS for over 15 years.

David McCall

VP Innovation, QTS Data Centers

Michael Winterson

Managing Director, Equinix

Michael Winterson attributes his career success from a strong entrepreneurial spirit combined with an analytical approach. His passion has always been using technology to create real value. Value is hard to quantify yet easily perceived. Michael’s second passion is the customer. Solving real business, sociological, and environmental problems with technology is an amazing route to significance.