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Issue 7, Dec 09/Jan 10


FOCUS CONFERENCES


Confidence continues to rise across markets, as do projections of operating costs


Projected increase in costs of datacenter operation & projected facility development 2009-2010 (costs exclude investment activity) 20 15 10


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


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5 0


-6 -5 -4 -3 -2


Datacenter Confidence Index March 2008 – October 2009


Facility growth


Projected increase in operating costs 2009-10


TORONTO


8 December Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Center


New Canadian government initiatives and the latest IT developments delivering improved data center performance will be addressed in our first visit to Toronto.


SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Lydia Aouani


Natural Resources Canada Office of Energy Efficiency


Jean Jerome Baudry Founder and CEO


Baudry Cybernomics Corporation The Think Green Alliance


Stephen Walker Toronto Hydro-Electric System Director of IT Infrastructure


Patrick Guran PowerStream Chief Energy Conservation Office


Chris Loken from the University of Toronto will explore best practice in implementing high-density zones, high-performance computing centers and clusters, while Todd Lemay and David Shin from Bell Canada examine the promise of cloud computing to provide improved user experience, while balancing cost and efficiency. Stephen Walker, director of IT infrastructure at Toronto Hydro-Electric, outlines the availability of cash incentives for data center improvements.


DALLAS


10 December Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel


An in-depth look at revising data center management and design strategy to improve performance and reduce operating costs provides the core theme for DatacenterDynamics Dallas.


SPEAKERS INCLUDE:


Chris Klingebiel Snapfish Vice president of partner solutions and new ventures


Kfir Godrich HP Critical Facilities Services, delivered by EYP MCF CTO and director


Jim Kerrigan Grubb & Ellis Company


Executive vice president and director National Data Center Group


Brian Fortenbery from the Electric Power Research Institute assesses proven UPS technologies and topologies that yield reduced energy costs, reliability and maintain power quality performance, and Jim Kerrigan from the National Data Center Group provides a market focus on data center construction in Texas. Chris Klingebiel, VP partner solutions and new ventures at Snapfish, tackles the challenge facing data center and storage administrators in managing data growth, maintaining increasing service level expectations, and keeping within a restricted budget.


ATLANTA


29 January 2010 The Westin Peachtree Plaza


New year, new conference! DatacenterDynamics kicks off 2010 with a trip to Georgia’s state capital.


The speaker lineup is being finalised, so check www.datacenterdynamics. com periodically or updates to the programme, which will include the following themes:


Energy stewardship – How to maximise performance per watt in your data center whilst balancing the requirements for availability and agility


Data center design – The latest construction techniques, including adaptive thermal management, modular building platforms, and power architectures


Automation – How to build command and control toolsets that optimise your IT and facility infrastructure end-to-end


IT – New perspectives on how cloud computing, virtualisation and service-orientated architecture will impact your facility


Managing expansion – How will investments and specifications for data centers be affected by new demands of content and data as a result of the ever-growing information superhighway?


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