2013 Technology Convergence Conference's Data Center Case Studies
Track to Feature Inside Look at Industry Operations
Speakers From Protective Life Insurance, Box, and eBay to Discuss
Data Center Challenges, Growth, Asset Tracking Efficiency, and
FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/13 -- TELADATA, a leading
consulting firm specializing in design, planning and project
management for converging technologies, today announced that its 2013
Technology Convergence Conference will feature end-user case studies
as part of its data center speaking track.
The Data Center Case Studies track will focus on data center
lifecycle case studies and provide insight into environmental and
operational challenges and successes. The track (one of three at the
conference) will highlight the end-user's experience on initiatives
to achieve common data center goals and best practices through power
and capacity management, restoring legacy data centers, and
Dean Nelson, Vice President, Global Foundation Services (GFS) at
eBay, will deliver a presentation titled eBay's New Data Center
Metrics, a case study on implementing standards to measure data
center efficiency and future operations.
Jeff Routledge, Director of Data Center Operations at Box, will
present a case study titled Managing Power in a Hyper-Growth
Environment: How Box, the Fastest Growing SaaS Company in History,
Manages Their Data Center Environment, highlighting the power
challenges faced in an effort to trend and manage data center usage,
capacity and efficiency.
Joseph Keena, Manager of Data Center Operations at Shands HealthCare,
and Robin Stringfellow, IS Senior Data Center Analyst at Shands
HealthCare, will co-deliver a case study on choosing a DCIM solution
and obtaining the ability to track IT assets across multiple data
centers in a presentation titled How Shands HealthCare Saved 50% in
Asset Tracking Efficiency.
John Markley, Manager, Global Data Center Operations at Robert Half
International, will be joined by Walt Otis, Manager North American
Data Center Operation at Robert Half International, and Dale Beckett,
IT Project Manager at Robert Half International, to deliver a
presentation titled There is Hope! How to Extend the Life of your
Existing Data Center, on accommodating growth challenges in a decade
or older data center by improving mechanical and IT infrastructure
within the space.
Kyle Brown, Technical Documentation Manager at TELADATA, will
moderate a panel discussion titled Tackling Legacy Data Center
Challenges with panelists Jim Allen, Vice President of Information
Technology at Protective Life Insurance, and Kevin Barney, Data
Center Manager at University of California, San Francisco.
"The network and data center have become the lifeblood of doing
business in the modern age," said Kyle Brown. "Converging
technologies are changing businesses quicker than at any point in
human existence and our industry is at the forefront. Learning as
much as you can about how to leverage these innovations will enable
your business to prosper."
About The Technology Convergence Conference
TELADATA's Technology Convergence Conference focuses on providing an
environment where IT, facilities and data center professionals can
assemble to exchange ideas and best practices relating to the latest
technologies in data centers, IT infrastructure, audiovisual and
monitoring systems. Expert speakers and resources offer delegates
critical information and in-the-trenches tactics to deal effectively
with key issues affecting facilities and data centers.
Additional information on the conference can be found at
TELADATA earned its leadership position through twenty-five years of
consulting on complex IT infrastructure, data center, audiovisual and
monitoring projects. As a project manager and advocate, TELADATA
guides its clients every step of the way, from discovery to
implementation. TELADATA makes a conscious effort to create
collaborative partnerships with all project stakeholders, including
IT managers, facilities managers, architects, facilities management
firms, general contractors, telephone companies and other vendors, to
ensure a seamless transition.
Additional information on TELADATA can be found at
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