Data Center Exchange

A vertical community of Federal data center leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

Upcoming Meetings
Cyber Central

Join us as we explore increasingly hot button cyber issues that are top of mind in the new Administration, Congress, and wider cyber community. […]


The milCloud® 2.0 Bootcamp Series returns on November 17 in Arlington, Virginia. Join AWS and GDIT for a half-day event to explore how mission partners can leverage AWS GovCloud on milCloud® 2.0 to get the flexibility and choice needed to meet virtually any cloud need. […]

Join us and a growing roster of Congressional participants on December 16 for the TMF Forward program. Our goal is to showcase the tangible value of TMF, build support, drive agency adoption, ensure future funding for this important program, and improve outcomes for all Americans. […]

MerITocracy 2021

MerITocracy 2022: American Innovation Forum is a half-day event produced by MeriTalk in partnership with Hill and White House leadership as well as industry visionaries. More than a talk shop, this program will underscore the requirement for tangible outcomes and practical operational plans. […]

Past Meetings
AI World Government

The 3rd Annual AI World Government provides a comprehensive two-day forum to educate federal agency leaders on proven strategies and tactics to deploy AI and cognitive technologies. With AI technology at the forefront of our everyday lives, the current administration is announcing several new and updated AI initiatives. […]

Cyber Reset

StateRAMP, the new public-private partnership advocating for consistent approaches to cybersecurity standards from cloud providers in the state and local government (SLG) IT marketplace, is set to rewrite the script for how SLG IT organizations embrace and deploy secure cloud services. […]


Join us on September 30, 2021, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT to hear Fed IT experts discuss how the workforce is transforming and using cutting-edge solutions to create a safe, secure, and optimal environment for Federal employees to continue serving the mission, from anywhere and everywhere. […]

State Tech Vision

Please join MeriTalk for a virtual program to highlight the new federal stimulus program and related funding that’s been provided from Washington to boost state and local IT efforts and hear how they will be applying those funds for modernizing legacy case management systems, expanding broadband, improving cybersecurity, mitigating fraud and other initiatives. […]

Security as a Force Multiplier

It’s time to flip the paradigm…and see IT security teams and protocols as the “cloud accelerators” they are. Progressive security teams see the possibilities, but they need the right strategies, processes, and tools in place to make it happen. A zero-trust mindset is critical, but agencies also need a modern secure operations center (SOC) that […] […]

The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack showed the American people that cybersecurity lapses can have real impacts on critical infrastructure safety and continuity across the nation. Join us as top experts from government and industry take a deep dive on the topic. […]

Optimizing Multi-Cloud

From Cloud First to Cloud Smart… might Cloud Strategic be next? If there will never be a Cloud Only or Cloud Always strategy, how do Federal data centers orchestrate hosting with multiple cloud vendors given policies that drive agency workloads to off-prem cloud instances but require mission-critical workloads to remain on-prem? Join us on August […] […]

Cyber Smoke

While it was stubbed out for much of 2020 as the pandemic took its toll on in-person events, we are excited to announce the return of MeriTalk’s Cyber Smoke. […]


MeriTalk surveyed more than 100 DoD IT decision makers to explore the impact enterprise cloud migration delays have on DoD missions, security, and costs. Join us for our complimentary webinar where we’ll discuss the research findings. […]

RedHat Tech Spotlight

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of each month for a Red Hat Technology Spotlight LIVE webinar hosted on MS Teams from 2PM-3PM EST. […]


Join CrowdStrike’s Fal.Con for Public Sector 2021 as we discuss how to protect and manage data, accelerate zero trust strategies, harness the latest threat intelligence, and more. […]

Google Summit

Together we can solve for the future of government cloud security. Learn how you can stay ahead of next-generation threats with Google Cloud. […]

Cloud Cafe

July 15, 2021 | 9:00 am – 11:15 am EDT Cafés are a place to meet, mingle, and express ideas – and at MeriTalk’s Cloud Café, we aren’t serving up a regular menu of quiche, coffee, and chamomile. Cloud Café will focus on the latest technologies and policies accelerating cloud implementation, collaboration, and innovation across […] […]

GDIT Emerge

Cloud is evolving the way defense agencies defend assets, support the warfighter and gain tactical advantages. This event will showcase how mission partners can move to modern IT platforms and new technologies that can advance the mission on the battlefield and beyond. […]

Accelerating Success
Impact of Telework on Fed IT Complexity

As agencies plan for employees to return to the office, either full-time or part-time, cybersecurity teams must prepare for a “new normal” in IT operating environments. During the webinar, we’ll dive into the survey’s findings to share the key takeaways from security leaders. […]

CDM Webinar

Join us for a complimentary webinar where we’ll discuss MeriTalk’s research study findings and what they mean for Federal IT. […]

GDIT Emerge

Innovation requires looking at new approaches to age-old challenges. And today’s emerging technologies provide exciting pathways for rapid change. This program will take a deep dive into some of the solutions that will change the world of government. […]

As part of the Defense Department’s 2020 Telework Readiness Task Force, the Army enabled maximum telework, ramping up to 350K soldiers using remote work systems in less than a month. The Army adapted operations and innovated. […]


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