Digital Realty Trust has a press release announcing Jim Smith's promotion to CTO. If you don't think Green is important for data centers, the press release has the word "green" seven times.
Digital Realty Trust Promotes Jim Smith to Chief Technology Officer
In CTO Role, Smith Will Lead Digital Realty Trust's Use of Datacenter Infrastructure Technology
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the leading owner and manager of corporate and Internet gateway datacenters, has promoted Jim Smith to the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Smith has served as the Company's Vice President of Engineering. As the first person to hold the title of CTO at Digital Realty Trust, he will take the lead role in directing Digital Realty Trust's implementation of datacenter technologies.
"Jim's work has had a profound impact on the way we design and operate all of our facilities, and this promotion to CTO will allow him to play an even greater role in how we utilize technology to drive increasing value for our customers by reducing costs, increasing operating efficiencies, and developing Green operating environments," said Michael F. Foust, CEO of Digital Realty Trust. "He was recently recognized as one of the top technologists in the industry by InfoWorld, and we are proud to call him our own. Digital Realty Trust is changing the face of the datacenter industry, and he is a big part of our success story."
I've watched Jim Smith present multiple times and he has one of the better green data center presentations. When following up with phone calls, he has demonstrated a good understanding of how his facilities are committed towards being green.