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Viridity Software To Join with Intel and Techdirt To Discuss the Future of Data Center Energy Productivity Management

Learn Why Current Energy Productivity Management Methodologies That Focus On How Power Is Delivered To the Data Center Are Missing the Mark and Why the Future will be Dedicated to Understanding Why

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ --

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091109/NE07420LOGO )


    When:         Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
                  (9:00 a.m. Pacific Time)

    Who:          Chris Peters, Manager, Intel IT
                  Mike Rowan, Founder and CTO, Viridity Software
                  Michael Masnick, CEO, Techdirt

    What:         Traditionally, power, cooling, and utilization have been
                  monitored and managed separately by three primary groups in
                  the organization - IT/IS management, facilities management
                  and the C-suite (i.e., CIO, CFO and CEO).  Each constituent
                  dedicated to maximizing the data center and its assets, in
                  addition to managing expense, but each coming at it from
                  separate corners with very little, if any, inter-
                  communications.  Because of this, even the most
                  sophisticated organizations are in a sense, running blind
                  and scared - wondering how much headroom is left and
                  whether or not they are living on borrowed time.

                  Consequently, the data center is often identified as a cause
                  for stagnation of growth, as it is believed that it will
                  shortly be out of power, cooling, or both.  Or perhaps
                  worse, significant equipment and application investments are
                  made that cannot be accommodated in the data center because
                  these resources are now in fact depleted. Or conversely,
                  building margin or headroom into the planning of new
                  resources, that optimization suffers.

                  Attendees of this presentation will learn:

              -  Why current energy productivity management methodologies
                 that focus on how power is delivered to the data center
                 are missing the mark; and why the future will be dedicated to
                 understanding why it is being consumed.
              -  Why data center management needs productivity solutions
                 that enable them to tie their applications to the specific
                 IT equipment that supports them (solutions that include
                 modeling, mapping, and business criticality analysis will be
                 highlighted).
              -  How proper energy productivity monitoring and management
                 can impact both operational and capital expenses.

    Where:       To register, attend and learn more about this live webinar,
                 please visit: http://www.brighttalk.com/webcasts/8601/attend.

About Viridity Software

Based in Burlington, MA, Viridity Software is an innovator in data center energy management and optimization solutions. Its software-only, agent-less approach offers customers a cross functional methodology for understanding the connection between physical infrastructure, IT equipment, and applications. Once these connections are fully understood, actionable strategies are provided that enable customers to run more efficient, less expensive, highly optimized, eco-friendly datacenters. For further information, please visit: www.viridity.com, call: 781-425-2060, or email: [email protected].

© 2010 Viridity Software, Inc. Viridity is a trademark of Viridity Software, Inc.. Global Green is a trademark of Global Green Consulting, Inc. All other brands and products names in this announcement may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holder.

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