Simulate Load with Space Heaters, following Matt Stansberry at Uptime

Matt Stansberry and I last ran into each other at Gartner Data Center conference, but since then he has made the switch to Uptime Institute.

Esteemed Author Matt Stansberry Joins Uptime Institute’s Expert Team

Veteran Data Center Industry Editor to Enhance Uptime’s Institute’s Thought Leadership and Educational Resources

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Uptime Institute (Institute) today announced the addition of senior technology editor, Matt Stansberry, as the organization’s Director of Content and Publications. Stansberry, a well-known industry expert, has researched data center trends for nearly a decade and wrote an award winning book on data center energy efficiency. Stansberry will focus on the development of research-driven publications and programming by tapping into the Institute’s expert leadership, the Site Uptime Networks (Network), and industry-at-large.

Matt writes some interesting stuff and just posted on the first Tier 3 certified data center in Saudi Arabia.  One of the more entertaining pictures is this one.

Chris Brown, the UIPS Consultant who led the effort said a lack of readily available load banks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia led to the improvised use of heaters to simulate IT load for commissioning and testing.

“We had about fifty people out today to watch us test the load,” Brown said. “I was happy it went off without a hitch, and allowed the Alinma representatives to see what they had purchased.”

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