Architecting the Green Data Center

Architecting the Green Data Center

Simple changes to the structure of your data center network can vastly improve the utilization of your energy resources. Attend this webcast to learn how networking technologies, like SAN fabric virtualization and integrated firewall and application services, can help.

This webcast will also cover how to:

  • Use the network as a platform to improve utilization
  • Reduce components to open valuable data center space
  • Simplify operations through consolidation and virtualization


Robert Aldrich Market Manager, Cisco Systems Robert Aldrich, Cisco Data Center Market Manager, recently joined Cisco after spending 10 years in facilities design, deployment and management. Rob has architected the power and cooling design for more than 20 enterprise class data centers in North America and the Asia Pacific region. His current role at Cisco involves working with Cisco IT and the Data Center product engineering teams to drive the "Green" agenda at Cisco as part of Cisco's sponsorship of the Clinton Global Initiative. Bill Lulofs Product Manager, Cisco Systems Bill Lulofs is a Product Manager at Cisco's Data Center Business Unit. His career began managing resources in a Southern California public utility data center. With companies' growing concern of data center power consumption, Bill evaluates power requirements of Cisco products and solutions, and works with Cisco engineering and development teams to meet these requirements. Prior to this, Bill was a Consulting Systems Engineer at Cisco's Enterprise and Service Provider Sales for 11 years. Douglas Alger IT Architect and Data Center Manager, Cisco Systems Douglas Alger is an IT Architect and Data Center Manager at Cisco. As the design lead for Cisco's Data Center Infrastructure Team, he helps design, support and manage Cisco's worldwide data centers. Doug participated in over 70 major data center projects involving new construction or comprehensive infrastructure upgrades. He authored a data center design and management book,"Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business."
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jan 16, 2007, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)
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