NJFX Founder & CEO Gil Santaliz Joins Panel on Best Practices in Infrastructure Facility Construction

Gil Santaliz


February 16, 2021

Wall Township – Gil Santaliz, Founder and CEO of NJFX, the only Cable Landing Station (CLS) colocation campus in the U.S offering Tier 3, carrier-neutral data center capabilities, will be part of a panel hosted by the 7×24 Exchange, a not-for-profit organization that provides an educational forum focusing on challenges faced by mission critical industry professionals. The panel, entitled “Building Design and Construction: Operator Insight”, will provide firsthand insight from high-profile operators of North American infrastructure facilities including Raul K. Martynek, CEO of edge data center provider DataBank and Chris Downie, CEO of hybrid IT solutions provider Flexential.

“I am looking forward to sharing our combined insight on what operators are looking for in building design and construction, including what worked, what didn’t and what we wish we had known,” comments Santaliz. “I have known the participants on this panel for more than 20 years and it’s a pleasure to be collaborating and sharing where our industry is going and how this organization can help us achieve continued success in this journey”.

Hunter Newby will moderate the panel, the visionary behind the designs, architectures and even phrases common to the industry today, like the Meet-Me-Room.The panel will take place at 2pm ET on February 23rd and is hosted by 7×24 Exchange. Founded in 1989 by a group of industry visionaries, 7×24 Exchange International has grown to include over 300 member companies and 28 chapters. Members are as diverse as the industry itself and include firms within industries such as aerospace, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, media, technology, and more.

“Engineering and trade professionals rarely engage with the CEO who has the obligation to monetize the critical infrastructure they design and build,” adds Downie. “This is an opportunity for insight on the evolving ecosystem and its needs for this infrastructure to perform”

Through the expertise of its active membership, 7×24 Exchange International is a leading provider of conferences enabling collaboration and knowledge sharing amongst industry professionals. 7×24 Exchange International is committed to addressing the challenges of energy efficiency and sustainability, providing continued value to member companies and conference participants and giving back through its social responsibility initiative.

Register for the panel here. To learn more about NJFX, visit. www.njfx.net. And to learn more about the 7×24 exchange, visit www.7x24exchange.org.


About NJFX:

NJFX is a Tier 3 Carrier Neutral Cable Landing Station campus. Our colocation ecosystem has expanded to over 35 network operators offering flexibility, reliability, and security. Our Wall, NJ location provides direct access to multiple subsea cable systems giving our carriers diverse connectivity solutions and offers direct interconnection without recurring cross-connect fees.

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