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Video: The Virtual Facility – Data Center Sustainability without Compromise

Data centers are critical operations. The business impact of changes to the data center – like any other business critical operation – needs to be known before making the change. The Virtual Facility is a simulator that predicts the business … Continue reading

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@UptimeInstitute Symposium Modeling the #DataCenter Lifecycle

Modeling the Data Center Lifecycle Presenter: Sherman Ikemoto, Director, Future Facilities Inc. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 4:10 – 4:40 p.m. Data centers are a key component of modern companies. Senior management in these enterprises assume that future IT-related changes demanded by the … Continue reading

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From Compromised to Optimized: ACE Performance Assessment Case Study

  Download the paper click here: This paper, written for CxOs and senior managers in the data center owner-operator business, describes how Future Facilities’ ACE performance score and predictive modeling were used to save $10 million in one data center. … Continue reading

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Continuous Modeling for Design and Operation of Datacenters

Recorded Webcast: Continuous Modeling for Design and Operation of Data Centers Power, IT assets, PUE and temperatures are the focus of data center monitoring today. But, Capacity (the ability of the facility to support IT equipment) is being overlooked. At … Continue reading

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451 Recorded Webcast: Why an energy efficient datacenter may not be the most profitable

Watch the video Here  Many data center facilities focus on improving the infrastructure efficiency, measured by PUE (Power Utilization Effectiveness), but a single minded focus on that metric will often yield perverse results, such as low equipment utilization, stranded capacity, … Continue reading

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A proactive approach for a reactive system: Simulation and Predictive modeling working with DCIM

Can you manage what you can’t measure? Is monitoring your data center really the same as modeling it? Do you make IT changes, then cross your fingers that they’ll work? There’s an old adage that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. As … Continue reading

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AFCOM Symposium – Atlanta 2014: Predictive Modeling For DCIM

Save-the-date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Where: Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia When: 9:00am-5:00pm The data center ecosystem is evolving. Demand is exploding. Rapid growth in technology. New business models. New regulations. New demands on data center personnel. The inaugural AFCOM Symposium-Atlanta … Continue reading

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