This year, we all are facing the need to cut costs without sacrificing performance. As energy costs are rapidly rising, data centers start to present an even bigger opportunity for enterprises to lower their costs by reducing power use.
This live virtual event is here to help you address the power and cooling challenges you confront in the data center with definitive real-world advice. If you have a question related to green IT or power and cooling, this virtual seminar is for you.
Listen to top green data center experts, as they help you properly identify your current energy efficiency issues and show you the next steps toward increasing your data center performance without breaking the bank.
Benefit from these key sessions:
Moderated by Mark Fontecchio, News Writer for TechTarget
Three data center experts - Albert Esser from Dell, Jack Pouchet from Emerson/Liebert, and Steve Oberlin from Cassatt - will discuss the benefits and potential pitfalls of going green. Topics covered will include how and why users should make room for green IT in a tough economy, cheap and easy ways to go green, what is the biggest green IT hype and whether users should look for efficiencies on the IT or facilities side first. Questions will be taken live from the audience so be sure to tune in to ask our experts what is on your mind!
Kenneth G. Brill, Executive Director, Uptime Institute, Inc.
Rapid and continuing growth in the number of servers being installed is driving the biggest global boom in data center construction history. The OpEx and CapEx costs of these new data centers are creating significant financial challenges for many IT intensive enterprises. This session identifies the three primary drivers of ever increasing facility costs and identifies the three strategic actions required by CFOs and CIOs to throttle uneconomic application demand and re-balance IT’s economics. In order to drive implementation of the three strategic actions, a comprehensive metric for measuring combined IT and facility progress toward a goal of doubling IT corporate energy efficiency by 2012 is proposed. Some the provocative recommendations discussed in this presentation include the following:
- Facility OpEx and CapEx costs in total cost of ownership ROI for all new IT initiatives and significantly changing chargeback systems
- Appointment of an internal Energy Czar with accountability and authority
- Transferring financial accountability of data center assets from Corporate Real Estate to the CIO
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Executive Director of the Uptime Institute
Vice President, Power and Infrastructure Solutions, Dell Inc.
ENERGY STAR Product Specifications Development Team, Environmental Protection Agency
Chief Technology Officer and Founder, Xcedex
Director Energy Initiatives, Emerson Network Power / Liebert