Brian Janous to keynote Data Center World Conference April 29th
Tim McDowd, Senior Manager
Microsoft's director of energy strategy, Brian Janous, will deliver the opening keynote address at the Data Center World Spring 2013 conference in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, on April 29th. Data Center World Spring, a bi-annual event produced by AFCOM, includes more than 60 educational sessions covering all aspects of data center and facilities management.
Responsible for developing and executing Microsoft's global data center energy strategy, Janous will kick off the conference by outlining the company's approach to managing energy for its global cloud infrastructure portfolio. He'll also discuss the importance of research and development projects like Microsoft's Data Plant pilot, which is designed to prove the viability of using a renewable energy like bio-gas to power the data center industry in new ways.
A professional organization for data center management professionals, AFCOM currently has 3500 data centers professionals and 40 chapters worldwide. Data Center World Spring 2013 (April 28th through May 2nd) is open to registration. If you're interested in attending, visit here to register.