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Monday, March 12
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  AAP2
  • Monday, March 12, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
There are more data center delivery model options than there ever have been before and with that comes more fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Take a hard look at the pros/cons, considerations, and questions to ask to determine the right hybrid architecture for your data center: on-premises, colocation, cloud (public, private),...
Speakers
Hector Diaz

Strategic Director – Mission Critical Sector
Intermountain Electronics
Instructor

Laura Cunningham

Cloud Economics Consultant
Instructor

Mr.  Tad Davies

Principal
Bick Consulting Services
Instructor

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Monday, March 12
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM2
  • Monday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where should I locate my new data center? Where should I look to buy an existing data center? This presentation will provide an understanding of the major issues associated with the selection of a data center site. The location of the data center has risks associated with the area, security,...
Speaker
Steven Shapiro

Mission Critical Practice Lead
Morrison Hershfield Mission Critical
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Monday, March 12
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

  • Room:   207AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM7
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
A standby generator/emergency backup power system has several components: engine/alternator(s), fuel storage/delivery, transfer/control switchgear and electrical power distribution. Of these components, engines and fuel (typically diesel) get the most attention over time; these components are service-intensive. The transfer/control switchgear almost always includes or may be entirely comprised of one or...
Speaker
Michael Fluegeman PE

Principal, Director of Engineering
PlanNet
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  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  DCDM4
  • Monday, March 12, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Hennepin County, Minnesota's largest county by population, reached a business decision point on data center futures in 2014. Data Center service offerings were made up of a blend of multiple colocation sites, managed services, and onsite services. With support for a sustainable budget as an IT goal, Hennepin County embarked...
Speakers
Darren Regan, P.E.

Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Dunham Associates, Inc.
Panelist

Ms  Doreene Lorenzen

IT Manager, Data Center
Hennepin County, Minneapolis, MN
Panelist

Katherine Bensen

Infrastructure Project Manager
Parallel Technologies
Panelist

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Monday, March 12
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  DCDM18
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
This presentation will discuss topologies in economizers in data center for large scale enterprise facilities high performance data centers. The topologies will evaluate impact on system efficiencies, IT infrastructure, and operations. We will also discuss applying economizers in existing data center to maximize infrastructure capacities by providing case study and...
Speaker
Mr.  Hardeep Singh

Associate Vice President
CallisonRTKL
Speaker

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Tuesday, March 13
12:40 PM - 1:40 PM

  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  MDCS7
  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
We’d like to take everyone on a journey through our real-world experience of moving our game services to a new Co-Location. We started from scratch and redefined how we were going to build our next gen Data Centers.
Speakers
David Wareham

Sr. Data Center Administrator
Blizzard Entertainment
Speaker

Mr.  John Robertson

Data Center Manager, IT - Infrastructure Engineering
Blizzard Entertainment
Panelist

Tyler Reymer

Data Center Administrator, IT - Infrastructure Engineering
Blizzard Entertainment
Panelist

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Thursday, March 15
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  DCDM0
  • Thursday, March 15, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
As a Data Center Manager, have you ever been asked, "We are intending to install 800kw's of compute and storage, we can do that right?" This is a case study of how a major Australian University is performing a Data Center upgrade to enable the inclusion of advanced new technologies...
Speakers
Mr.  Byron Wallace

Principal Advisor - Data Centre
The Strategic Directions Group
Speaker

Mr.  Will Belcher

Manager, Data Centre and Facility Services
The University of Melbourne
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Thursday, March 15
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM25
  • Thursday, March 15, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
RagingWire traditionally used in-house design and construction staff. But to meet aggressive speed-to-market goals for their new data center in Garland, TX, RagingWire selected Page to partner on the design of a new 1 million sf. campus on 42 acres, with 80 MW IT load, distributed across five interconnected buildings....
Speaker
Mr.  John Major

Principal
Page
Speaker

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