TELADATA has announced that its 2011 Technology Convergence Conference will feature three discussions sponsored by the Critical Facilities Roundtable (CFRT).
Bill Dunckel, senior project manager at PG&E,
will lead a session titled Forsythe Data Center Environmental
Monitoring and PUE Measurement Challenges. The session will
feature a tutorial on the fundamentals of Power Usage Effectiveness
(PUE) and the measurement of PUE in real-time using
environmental-monitoring software. During the session, Bill will be
joined by Phil Reese, faculty and research manager at Stanford
University, who will discuss the real-time PUE monitoring software
that was installed at Stanford.
Attendees will also learn strategies for
managing rapid technological change in data center infrastructure.
In a discussion titled Data Center Networking Best Practices: Why
IPv6 Matters, Eric Stromberg, vice president of Search
Engineering Services at Yahoo!, will be joined by Richard Donaldson,
CEO of Cool(IQ), to discuss how the transition to IPv6 will impact
both the data center managers and the entire enterprise. The
discussion will cover networking best practices and evaluation of
Lastly, participants will learn the benefits of
modular cooling. In a roundtable titled Strategic Modularity:
Case Studies in Flexible Infrastructure and Power Densities,
Mangus Herrlin, president of ANCIS Incorporated, will be joined by
Sam MacCrane, Product Manager at Chil-Pak, to discuss case studies
that highlight the strategic value of modular cooling solutions for
the mission critical space.
“We are delighted to be able to partner with
TELADATA for this end-user focused conference,” said Bruce Myatt,
founder of CFRT and Director of Mission Critical Facilities at M+W
Group. “Our selection of roundtable discussions has something for
everyone - whether you manage power, cooling, IT or networking
The 2011 Technology Convergence Conference will be held February 23rd
at the Santa
Clara Convention Center.
The Technology Convergence Conference focuses
on providing an environment where IT, facilities, telecommunications
and other technology professionals can assemble to exchange ideas and
best practices relating to the latest technologies in data centers,
telecommunications, building management systems and security. Expert
speakers offer delegates critical information and in-the-trenches
tactics to address key issues affecting their facilities today.