BICSI is one of India’s most crucial Information and communication technology (ICT) industry annual events. The event was started with the objective of creating a common platform for over 25,000 skilled professionals to share knowledge and grow together.
Netrack’s Contribution to the BICSI Event to Offer a Future of Innovation and Possibility
The first conference was held in 2004 in Mumbai with 100 delegates and ten members. Since then, the journey has been promising, with seminars and workshops across India. The recent 19th BICSI event was held at Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park and was attended by 700 delegates and 250 members from all over the country. They share varied visions and perspectives but with a common passion for technology and innovation. Professionals from various sections of the ICT community attended the seminar
The event was attended and addressed by Ravi Raj, who represented Netrack. He is Netrack’s director of sales and support and also the Brand head. The event hosted an engaging panel discussion. Along with Ravi Raj- Ashish Sharma, Pankaj Wadhwa, and Santosh Kulkarni participated in the discussion. Kiran Katariya, Director of Relight ICT consulting LLP was the moderator.
Santosh Kulkarni from Vertiv spoke about DCIM as part of the data center while Ashish Sharma of CapitaLand focussed on colocation data centers, sustainability, challenges, carbon neutrality related to data center infrastructure, and visible trends for the future. Here, Pankaj Wadhwa being a data center architect and consultant elaborated on the journey from the green fields to the design and the specific requirements for physical infrastructure of building for data centers.
Ravi sir shared the company’s vision for next-generation data center racks. His engaging conversation brought in the flavor of the evolution process the IT industry will experience in the next ten years. Here he mentioned the importance of racks and PDU certifications that enhance the sustainability of the overall data center. The discussion became even more interesting with Ravi sir’s lucid elaboration on the need for balancing of space, weight varying capacity, power consumption, and cooling efficiency of racks.
OpenRack with HDVCO: A Netrack initiative
In this regard, Ravi sir Launched Netrack’s new design of High Density Vertical Cable Organisers (HDVCO) and High Density Horizontal Cable Organisers (HDHCO) series. The Upgraded design of NAOR with HDVCO/HDHCO was a much-awaited product launch. These Products are used for core networking and designed with the capacity to meet the challenges related to high density cable management. Such challenges occur due to increase of cable volume – a result of increased port density. This sturdy framework capable of organizing cables efficiently and enhances the aesthetics of the place. This product is UL certified and is extremely capable of handling cables with an advanced load bearing capacity of upto 1500 kgs. The HDVCO Comes with 6’’, 8’’, 12’’ and 15’’ while HDHCO comes in 1U~4U size.
He also narrated the transition of the IT industry from the on-premise to colocation data centers due to a change in work culture introducing work from home and a hybrid operation model in the IT industries. He also mentioned Netrack’s contribution towards seismic zone 4 racks that are designed and manufactured as per the new national building code of India 2016 (NBC 2016).
He showcased the following requirements as an identifier of the transition process.