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Data Center Roadshow Heads to Los Angeles

September 14, 2012 by  

Web Hosting ServicesLos Angeles – Eaton, Future Facilities and RF Code announced today that their seminar series on improving data center efficiency through Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) will come to Los Angeles. The seminar, titled The Data Center Capacity Challenge: Can DCIM Help?, will be held Thursday, September 20, 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

Bruce Taylor, Vice President, Uptime Institute, and founder/executive producer of its annual Data Center Symposium, will moderate the seminar. In addition, Bryan Landry of Southern California Edison will give data center owners and operators an overview of Southern California utility incentives and other credits.

The interactive conference will feature live demonstrations of how state-of-the-art predictive thermal modeling can help IT and facility professionals measure current data center demands and anticipate future ones. Presenters will show how to create a virtual test facility that predicts and visualizes the outcome of power and cooling decisions before critical IT equipment is installed.

The seminar’s end-user panel will provide guidance on using DCIM to optimize the configuration and layout of network servers, power distribution units and associated cooling systems to plan for future growth and avoid stranding power capacity.

“I look forward to participating in this event and driving discussion of ways to leverage DCIM solutions,” said Bruce Taylor of Uptime Institute. “The seminar will highlight the benefits of using predictive thermal, cooling and power management to visualize and solve data center capacity problems before they arise.”

Seminar topics will include:

  • Using DCIM to optimize and protect data center capacity
  • Leveraging business and use cases to select the right DCIM technology
  • Reducing data center costs while managing growth
  • Managing facilities efficiently
  • Maximizing infrastructure lifespan

Other speakers include:

  • Zane Alsabery, CEO, Alchemy Communications
  • Mark Bramfitt, IT and Utilities Consultant
  • Chris Gaskins, VP Product Development, RF Code
  • Brent Goren, Data Center Consultant, Eaton Corporation
  • Sherman Ikemoto, General Manager, Future Facilities, North America

About Eaton Corporation
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than one hundred years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, power management systems, aerospace fuel, pneumatic systems and hydraulics, vehicular drivetrains and powertrains. Eaton has approximately 73,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

About Future Facilities
Future Facilities is a leading provider of simulation software for the design, optimization and management of mission-critical facilities and data centers. A leader in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software, Future Facilities offers a suite of integrated software products that tackles the challenges of data center lifecycle engineering. Additional information can be found at www.futurefacilities.com.

About RF Code
RF Code is one of the world’s fastest growing providers of distributed IT environmental monitoring and asset management solutions. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices and partners in EMEA, Australia, Asia and South America. Its patented Active-RFID-based solutions help manage the global data centers of many Fortune 250 companies and some of the world’s largest IT service providers. RF Code is an essential component of asset management, risk management and automated control systems for healthcare, IT service, industrial supply chain, facilities management, natural resources and oil & gas companies. Additional information can be found at www.rfcode.com

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