Hector to be Guest Presenter at New England Chapter of 7×24 Exchange 3/20

Hector’s presentation will be on: “Data Centers: A Data Driven Approach to Capacity Management”


The demand for data centers is growing at an alarming rate. Data centers are very expensive to build and operate. Investing in enterprise-wide, data based, capacity planning can result in:

  • Optimal use of your current data center portfolio
  • Improved quality of your data center requirements forecast
  • Reduced CAPEX by delaying build-out of new data center(s)
  • Better decision support

Hector’s presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on Asset Planning and Capacity Management. Fellow panelists include:

  • Paul Taylor – Fidelity
  • Ed Evers – State Street
  • Theresa Regan – Tufts
  • James Howard – AT&T
  • Joe Maggio – Integrated Design Group; Moderator
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Hector to be Guest Speaker at IMN Conference in Santa Clara 11/29-30

Hector will be a a panelist at the 3rd Annual Forum on Financing, Investing, and Real Estate Development for Data Centers 11/29-30 in Sta. Clara, CA. The panel topic is: “Evaluating Data Center, Internet & Other Key Standards”. Questions to be addressed include:

  • Which standards do you deem important? Critical?
  • Evaluating data center standards & performance metrics
  • Tiering, redundancy & their drawbacks
  • Who’s lead should you follow? ASHRAE, Green Grid or Uptime Institute?
  • Audit strategy
  • SSAE16 standards
  • What are the consequences of not following standards?
  • Tier ratings: Should you get the same rating for 2-Tier 2’s and 1-Tier 4?
  • Compliance& audit
  • High density addressing and the need for IPv6
  • HIPAA and other industry-specific standards you must be concerned with
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