Today I am going to Live blog at the Data Center Efficiency Summit 2010 at least until I get pulled into too many other meetings.
KC Mares kicks off and discusses the low carbon data center.
KC did a good job of describing where the data center industry is at and how energy efficiency and being greener fits in the future. Simple changes - changing temperature and humidity settings and changing containment.
Case Studies is part of the sharing and there is a long list.
Host sites for case studies:
- California Franchise Board
- Kaiser Permanente
- Stanford University
- Syracuse University
Dave Stevens, CTO discusses the company, and the data center industry.
Brocade consolidated 5 data centers to 1. Mike tells the story of running out of power, and why he stays in California. We create jobs that create more jobs.
Here is a slide on the storage growth.
and Dave discusses the growth of data centers.
Dave makes the point the following is unsustainable.
and Future looks Virtual
Here is what Brocade's data center was like.
here is the new
What is the energy efficiency?
And the end results?