Data center professionals to gather in New York

Green IT trends, strategies, new technologies, and best practices will be the topics of discussion at the Uptime Institute's fifth annual Symposium, May 17 to 19 at the Hilton New York. Global computing and data center industry thought leaders and experts on enterprise computing's productivity, energy efficiency, and eco-sustainability will be among the featured speakers at the symposium.

03/01/2010


 

 

 

Green IT trends, strategies, new technologies, and best practices will be the topics of discussion at the Uptime Institute's fifth annual Symposium, May 17 to 19 at the Hilton New York. Global computing and data center industry thought leaders and experts on enterprise computing's productivity, energy efficiency, and eco-sustainability will be among the featured speakers at the symposium.

 

Theorists and practitioners from such global enterprises as Amazon, APC, Dell, the European Commission, HP, Intel, Jones Lang LaSalle, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Microsoft, Nokia, and Yahoo! will speak along with Uptime Institute data center experts and analysts from The 451 Group and Tier1 Research.

 

“The intent of the Symposium is to bring the best minds in the business together with all stakeholders to discuss how the IT industry, users and solutions providers alike, can meet their collective goals of improving energy efficiency in concert with improving business productivity along with mission-critical computing availability and reliability,” said Bruce Taylor, executive producer of the Symposium.

 

Attendees will hear from experts recognized as “green pioneers,” including:

 

  • Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft

  • Dr. Paolo Bertoldi, Principal Administrator, European Commission Directorate General Joint Research Centre

  • Mark Bramfitt, consultant, and recently Principal Program Manager, PG&E

  • Ken Brill, Founder, the Uptime Institute

  • Lex Coors, VP, Datacenter Technology and Engineering Group, Interxion

  • Dr. Albert Esser, CEO, Econdius; formerly with Dell

  • Dr. Jonathan Koomey, Consulting Professor, Stanford University; Project Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Mike Manos, Vice President, Service Operations, Nokia; formerly with Digital Realty Trust and Microsoft

  • Lauralee Martin, CFO and COO, Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Dean Nelson, Senior Director, Global Data Center Strategy, Architecture and Operations, eBay

  • Christina Page, Director, Climate and Energy Strategy, Yahoo!

  • Neil Rasmussen, Chief Innovation Officer and cofounder, APC

  • Pitt Turner, Executive Director, the Uptime Institute

  • Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon

Visit www.uptimeinstitute.org to register for the 2010 Symposium.

 

 

 



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