November 18, 2009 12:30 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Green Data Center Summit

Interact With Data Center and Virtualization Experts Live on

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 18, 2009) -

WHAT: Green Data Center Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

At this online summit, data center and virtualization experts from around the globe will present webcasts sharing best practices, tips, and strategies for efficient data centers. Attendees will learn the benefits of optimized virtualization, innovative cooling strategies, tips for energy efficiency and measurement, and much more. The webcasts will also be immediately recorded and viewable on-demand on

WHEN: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 1:00am - 4:00pm Pacific Time

WHO: Presentations at the Green Data Center Summit will include:
"Data Center Energy Efficiency: A Call to Action"
Jim Hearnden, Green Grid Member and Enterprise Technologist at Dell

"Effective Strategies for Green Data Centres"
Mark Monroe, Director, Sustainable Computing at Sun Microsystems

"Architecting the Green Data Centre"
Paul D-Cruz, Data Centre Business Transformation at Cisco

"Uncovering the Cost of Unused Servers - $25bn Wasted Each Year"
Andy Hawkins, Product Manager at 1E

"Data Center Cooling Options Begin with Air & Water"
Don Beaty of ASHRAE

"Case Study: Crisis of Capacity - How we went Green"
Ralph Wescott, Data Center Services Manager at Pacific Northwest National

"Optimizing Virtualization for a Greener Data Center"
Scott Miller, Director, Virtualization at World Wide Technology, Inc.

"Green IT: Save Money & the Environment"
Jose Iglesias, Vice President of Global Solutions at Symantec

"Avoiding Data Center Disasters: What you need to know"
Jim Nelson, President of Business Continuity Services and ICOR

WHERE: The Green Data Center Summit is available on

MAKE THE SUMMIT AVAILABLE ON YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into websites and blogs. The webcasts can be accessed live and will remain available on-demand afterward. For information on how to embed a player or to participate in future events, contact Morgan Cantrell (415-955-0553, mcantrell (at)


BrightTALK is devoted to making online events the ultimate business tool for transferring knowledge. BrightTALK offers vibrant exchange of ideas as either a presenter or a viewer with live, interactive access to the world's top thought leaders.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Morgan Cantrell
    mcantrell (at)