Live Customer Roundtable: Optimizing Capacity (12:00 EST)
The biggest challenge facing many data centers today? Capacity. How to optimize what you have today. And when you need to expand, how to expand your capacity smarter.
Learn from the experts about how Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Prefabricated Modular Data Centers are driving best practices in how capacity is managed and optimized:
- lower costs
- improved efficiencies and performance
- better IT services delivered to the business
- accurate long-range planning
Don;t miss out on our LIVE customer roundtable and your chance to pose questions to expert speakers from Commscope, VIRTUS and University of Montana. These enterprises are putting best practices to work today in the only place that counts – the real world.
RecordedSep 8 201561 mins
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Bill Thomas, Director, First Solar, Adam Kramer, EVP Strategy, Switch; Stephen Worn, DatacenterDynamics
Join First Solar to learn:
-Why major C&I companies are looking to utility-scale solar as a viable addition to their energy sourcing portfolios.
-How cost-effective utility-scale solar options can support datacenters in securing renewable supply.
-Case study of how a major data center player implemented solar into their portfolio
John has worked in the Telecommunications and Information Transport Systems (ITS) industry for over 35 years, beginning his career at the London Stock Exchange as a BT telecommunication technician.
Believing there was a general lack of quality in the ITS industry, John was driven to "professionalize" the ITS industry – starting with a professional diploma programme for the Telecommunications Managers Association – which led to him becoming the first BICSI RCDD in the UK and soon after, a BICSI Master Instructor teaching RCDD and Technician programmes.
Find out more about John and upcoming sessions here
Barry Shambrook - Managing Director at Tuckers Consultancy Ltd and DCProfessional Development Trainer.
Barry has been involved in the data center industry for over 25 years and holds both the BICSI RCDD credential and the ISEB Intermediate Certificate in EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres.
Barry has been an instructor for DCProfessional Development since 2010 and has provided input to the Data Center Design Awareness, Energy Efficiency and Data Center Cooling Professional course materials and exercises.
Stephen Worn, CTO DataCenterDynamics; Rob Cardigan, Senior Product Manager. Nexans; Nick Parfitt, DatacenterDynamics
Your data centre is a key part of successfully transforming and building your digital business. The challenge today is to create a highly reliable, flexible, scalable and cost-effective digital infrastructure. Attend and learn how to:
- Piece together different elements of standards, technical specifications and physical properties in order to choose the right networking equipment
- Reduce the time and labour spent maintaining, repairing or installing cabling by adopting improved design and management practices.
Peter Judge, George Rockett; DatacenterDynamics; Ed Ansett, i3 Solutions Group
This week on White Space, we talk about the security of Industrial Control Systems – the systems that control your CRAC or PDUs. If these devices are connected to a network, attackers can reach them, and shut down a facility. Special guests Ed Ansett and George Rockett.
Stephen Worn, CTO DataCenterDynamics; Jawahar Swaminathan, Raritan
As power density is rapidly increasing in today’s data center, provisioning the right amount of power to the rack without under sizing or over provisioning the power chain has become a real design challenge.
In this webinar you will learn:
> How to create Long term power flexibility and improved availability for your operation
> How to increase energy efficiency and improve SLAs through a comprehensive set of best practices.
This week, Max and Peter cover the following stories:
> Networking in China is evolving
> Hong Kong based Chayora moves ahead with providing US and European firms with friendly space in the country
> Vuying an illegal DDoS attack for $40 per hour causes $40,000 per hour in damage
> Irish Golf club is worried Apple will flood it