John Laban

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EMEA Lead, Open Compute

John runs a consultancy and training business which specialises in the design of data centres and information transport systems. He was on the design team for Telehouse which eventually became the first ever London Internet Exchange LINX-One and today the rest is history with huge cluster of mega data centres growing up around this first building. Since 2010 he has worked extensively in Turkey consulting to the Banks and several of Turkeys largest data centres are under his belt with more in the pipeline. Through consultancy work he discovered OCP gear at Europe’s largest data centre in Lulea Sweden and from this eureka moment he has be a passionate promoter of the new vanity free open source way.


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