Posted by mstansberry | Posted in Data center design, Data center energy efficiency, Green IT, Uncategorized, Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT Awards | Posted on 09-05-2012
According to Uptime Institute’s Second Annual Data Center Industry Survey, reducing data center energy use is an important concern to an overwhelming majority of data center owners and operators.
Uptime Institute Symposium is the must-see Green IT event of the year. Our keynote presenters are pulled from today’s headlines. Our annual Green Enterprise IT Award Winners provide groundbreaking, repeatable case studies. And Uptime Institute and 451 Research experts provide you with the information and leadership you need to drive Green IT initiatives at your own organization.
Highlights from Symposium’s Green IT sessions below:
-Facebook’s senior data center engineers will discuss details of the social media juggernaut’s Open Compute Project.
-Greenpeace’s Senior IT policy analyst Gary Cook will discuss his organization’s latest report on carbon and cloud computing.
-Deutsche Bank’s chief scientist Andrew Stokes will show how this financial institution’s investment in hyper-efficient operations has paid off.
-Dean Nelson will walk us through eBay’s engineering marvel in the Arizona desert – Project Mercury, a hot-water-cooled data center that operates at temperatures as high as 115 Fahrenheit.
-Winners of the Inaugural Uptime Institute Server Round-Up, AOL, will show you how they decommissioned and recycled 9,484 outdated servers to take home the trophy.
-The Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps, MBA students partnered with companies to drive energy efficiency, will discuss how their projects so far have saved 1 million metric tons of CO2 emissions annually and $1billion in net operational costs over the project lifetimes.
This is your last chance to register for the most important Green IT event of the year, featuring leadership sessions from Uptime Institute Founder Ken Brill, The Green Grid and Stanford Professor and energy researcher Jonathan Koomey. Sign up today, and follow Symposium on Twitter at #Uptime12.