Airedale International’s Stuart Kay is set to join a key panel of industry experts debating the challenges and future trends of data centre cooling at the second annual RAC Data Centre Cooling Question Time on Friday, 28 March 2014.
The event, headline sponsored by Resource Data Management and backed by Star Refrigeration, will see the panel discuss the latest thinking on the operational and design considerations behind the most efficient and highest-performing cooling data centres, as well as the technology trends in cooling the facilities. Among the topics on the table are:
The speaker line-up includes:
- Jon Summers, Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds
- Robert Tozer, managing director, Operational Intellience;
- Adam Beaumont, managing director, AQL
- Scot Mclauchlan, design consultant, Keysource
- Mark Acton, Critical Product Director, Norland Managed Services
- Mike Turff, Global Compute Resources Manager PGS
- Alan Walkinshaw – Star Refrigeration
Among the topics to be discussed are:
- Taking advantage of a €39 billion European market for data centres
- Are we on the verge of a paradigm shift in data centre design – and will that require a shift in cooling technology?
- Balancing security, energy, risk and reliability
- Is there a ‘best’ method of cooling data centres?
- Cooling existing facilities
This event, which is organised in association with the Data Centre Alliance, will provide cooling industry professionals with the chance to meet and network with a diverse mix of influential companies in the supply chain.
The event, which will be held at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in central London, is free to attend although space is limited. Further information can be obtained from andrew.shields@EMAP.com.