2010 Data Center Efficiency Summit Case Studies

Time Title and Presenters Location Presentation 
7:30 – 8:15 Event Registration and Networking Breakfast Pavilion
8:15 – 8:30 Welcome from Silicon Valley Leadership Group President Carl Guardino, Silicon Valley Leadership Group VP of Energy Bob Hines, and Data Center Efficiency Summit Co-Chair KC Mares Cafe
8:30 – 8:40 Welcoming Address by Mike Klayko, CEO of Brocade Cafe
8:40 – 9:15 Opening Address by Dave Stevens, CTO of Brocade Cafe PDF
9:15 – 10:00  Keynote:  IT and Facilities’ Role in Creating Sustainable Business Performance by Chris Mines, Forrester ResearchSponsored by Honeywell Building Solutions Cafe PDF
10:00 – 10:30 Mid Morning Break Sponsored by DPR Construction Cafe
10:30 – 11:30 Holistic Approaches to Reducing Energy Use – Customer Presented Case Studies KC Mares, MegaWatt Consulting, DCES Co-Chair (moderator)Dan Lee, Facebook; Veernedra Mular, Facebook; Rick Rehyner, eBay Cafe  PDF
10:30 – 11:30 Reducing Energy Use with Data Center Consolidation, from the Server Closet to the Large Data Center – Customer Presented Case Studies Deborah Grove, Grove Associates (moderator); Joyce Dickerson, Stanford University; Victor Garcia, Brocade  Theater PDF
10:30 – 11:30 Air-Containment Comparisons – Customer Presented Case Studies Dennis Symanski, EPRI (moderator); Mukesh Khattar, Oracle  IMC PDF
11:35 – 12:35 Particulate and Corrosive Gas Measurements of Data Center Airside Economization:  Data from the Field Dale Sartor, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (moderator); David Shroyer, NetApp; Henry Coles, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; Jeff Stein, Taylor Engineering; Arman Shehabi, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  Cafe  PDF
11:35 – 12:35 The Details of a Containerized Data Center – Microsoft Case Study Nic Bustamante, Microsoft Theater PDF
11:35 – 12:35 Energy Efficiency through Information Technologies – Customer Presented Case Studies Dave Stevens, Brocade (moderator); Dan Pollack, AOL; Todd Benjamin, Hostway IMC  PDF
12:35-1:25 Lunch Break Sponsored by Lee Technologies Pavilion
1:30 – 2:30  Air & Water Economization & Alternative Cooling Solutions – Customer Presented Case Studies Peter Rumsey, Integral Group (moderator); Rick Cuevas, Yahoo!; Christina Page, Yahoo!; Ed Kettler, HP  Cafe  PDF
1:30 – 2:30 Data Center Efficiency Standards:  Revised PUE metric, LEED for Data Centers, and Title 24 – Review of Efficiency Metrics and Standards to Come Jeff Byron, California Energy Commission (moderator); Tim Crawford, All Covered, DCES Co-Chair; Ray Pfeifer, SynapSense, DCES Co-Chair; Mark Hydeman, Taylor Engineering  Theater  PDF
1:30 – 2:30 Funding Future Technologies:  Venture Capitalist Talk About What’s Hot in their Data Center Investment Strategies Mike Kanellos, GreenTech Media (moderator); Mike Dauber, Battery Ventures; Micah Meyers, Claremont Creek Ventures; Rodrigo Prudencio, Nth Power; Josh Raffaelli, DFJ  IMC
2:35 – 3:35 Trends in Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects Eric Soladay, Integral Group (moderator); Bill Dunkel, Pacific Gas & Electric Company  Theater PDF
2:35 – 3:35 Does Cloud Computing Use More or Less Energy?  Views from Expert Analysis Teresa Tung, Accenture (moderator); Jon Koomey, Stanford and LBNL; James Staten, Forrester Research  IMC
2:35 – 3:35 Direct Current and On-Site Generation Data Centers – Customer Presented Case Studies Bill Tschudi, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (moderator); Greg Hidley, UCSD; Dennis Symanski, EPRI; Mark Welden, Syracuse University  Cafe PDF
3:40 – 4:05 Afternoon Networking Break Sponsored by Instor Pavilion
4:10 – 5:10  Chill-Off 2, Novel and Comparative Cooling Methods – Customer Presented Case Studies Henry Coles, Lawrence Berkeley Lab; Mike Ryan, Google; Dean Nelson, eBay  Cafe and Theater  PDF
4:10 – 5:10 Energy Efficiency Through Information Technologies – Customer Presented Case Studies Subodh Bapat, Sun Microsystems (moderator); Cesar Orosco, NetApp; Candace LaBelle, CSC; David Park, Littler Mendelson IMC PDF
5:15-5:30 Closing Remarks  Cafe
5:30 Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Custom Mechanical Systems, LLC Pavilion