The data center has made an appearance at Paris Fashion Week! To my surprise, high fashion figurehead Karl Lagerfeld used data centers as the inspiration for his Spring/Summer 2017 collection for Chanel at the recent show. While data centers have occasionally appeared in pop culture over the years, the merging of one of fashion’s biggest houses with one of the tech industry’s nerdiest institutions brings data centers in front an entirely new audience. Combining the […]
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Running an event for the first time can raise many things: hopes, expectations, fears, and blood pressure. I experienced all of these when I recently attended the Data Center World conference in New Orleans and ran an event for the first time. Called “CRACing The Ceiling,” this networking event was the first in an anticipated series, created for women who work in the data center industry. It’s a risky choice to plan any event. The […]
The August edition of the Milldam Monthly wrapped-up our summer series of newsletters. The three installments (June, July & August) examined the topic of “News on the Go,” with August’s issue – “Going Mobile” – considering the impact of mobile devices on both news and business. The “News” section of this issue inspired us to outline 6 different options for your next press announcement. One of our favorite days every month is when we pull […]
Caroline Haley authors the column “Caroline’s Cloud” and is Vice President, Outreach & Operations for Milldam Public Relations. Instagram is the photo sharing app taking up lots of space in Facebook’s many data centers. Established in 2010, the app was purchased by Facebook in 2012 for approximately $1 Billion and continues to grow in popularity. As with many social apps, Instagram was quickly seized by marketers to promote various brands, with B2C marketing in particular benefiting […]
Brendon Stellman authors the column “Pure BS” and is Vice President, Director of Client Relations for Milldam Public Relations. “Congratulations, we’ve lined up a briefing for you with one of the foremost publications in your industry!” Fewer words have caused more simultaneous feelings of joy and dread in company executives. On the one hand, speaking directly to a reporter that writes on your industry is one of the best avenues to communicate your offerings to […]
Here at Milldam, we departed from our usual newsletter format to produce a unique Summer Series that focuses on a few subtopics from one main idea. Due to increased mobility and the nature of busy schedules, our theme for this series is “News on the Go.” We are therefore writing the June, July and August editions of the Milldam Monthly with an emphasis on how to quickly and concisely find the information that interests you […]