The Datacentre Transformation Conference speakers announced

The modern data centre is transforming, impacted by efficiency demands, new design concepts, legislation and IT innovation, solutions that worked yesterday can soon be rendered uncompetitive or even obsolete.

The Datacentre Transformation Conference is held in conjunction with the Data Centre Alliance together with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Leeds and Datacentre Solutions Magazine.

There will be plenty of time for delegate networking and face time with sponsors, and you can also attend the gala dinner in the evening.

Agenda: Tuesday 8th July

Innovative Datacentre Designs using ASHRAE’s Design Guidelines – Don Beaty, DLB Associates

The Influence of Temperature on Reliability in the Datacentre: the Weakest Link – Dr Jeff Punch, director of Stokes Institute

Session 1: Sustainability and Lifecycle

Why the data centre industry needs a lifecycle perspective – Beth Whitehead, sustainability engineer operational intelligence

Session 2: Data Centre Operation and Management

– The relationship between energy efficiency and ‘risk’ in the data centre – Ian Bitterlin, CTO, Emerson Network Power
– What drives your data centre – A case study on Costing Data Centre Services Using a DCIM – Steve Bowes Phipps, data centres manager
– The continuous nature of data centre capacity erosion – Mark Seymour, director, Future Facilities
– Innovative Datacentre Designs using ASHRAE’s Design Guidelines – Don Beaty, DLB Associates

Presentations from 4 Energy and Digiplex 
Technology Focus Sessions

– Concurrent Thinking    
– Emerson Network Power
– Uninterruptible Power Supplies             
– Socomec
– Server Technology
Session 3: Data Centre Research & Development

– The European Commission research project RenewIT – Andrew Donoghue, European research manager, 451 Research
– Cool aspects of a Technology Roadmap – Dr Jon Summers, PEDCA
– The holistic approach to energy efficiency in data centres – Dr Rabih Bashroush, University of East London

*Agenda/speakers subject to change

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