Proactive, Innovative Data Center Optimization with Michael Cantor, CIO of Park Place Technologies

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Data center maintenance requires an intricate balance of automation, integration, supply management, and equipment knowledge. Without an optimized approach, the risk of extended resolution times looms large. On this episode of IT Visionaries, we welcome Michael Cantor, CIO of Park Place Technologies for a discussion of how his company streamlines these processes to support an ever-growing slate of platforms and hardware, alongside some thoughts on the future of optimized data management. 

Tune in to learn:

  • An overview of Park Place Technologies and its innovations in optimizing enterprise-class data center systems (1:45)
  • The biggest challenges Park Place faces in maintaining and optimizing these systems (6:22)
  • The origin and importance of “DMSO” to Park Place Technologies (14:45)
  • How Park Place Technologies continues to support and optimize older hardware (19:40)

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About the Guest:

BIO: As Chief Information Officer, Michael Cantor leads the delivery of technology initiatives to improve Park Place’s internal and customer-facing capabilities while ensuring the globalization and security of Park Place’s systems as the company continues to expand.

Michael comes to Park Place with more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Most recently, Michael served as CIO for Cardinal Health at Home, where he was responsible for all segment-specific IT initiatives and the creation of a new digital front-end for the B2C portion of the business. Prior to Cardinal Health, Michael was the CIO at Matrix Medical Network, based in Scottsdale, Arizona. At Matrix, Michael drove the digital transformation of the business through the growth of Matrix’s IT capability and implementation of key IT projects that enabled the company to grow revenue at a 3x rate over three years.

Michael is a Georgia State University alumnus with a BBA in Computer Information Systems. He and his wife, Beth, have two daughters and are avid hikers.

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