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Data Center World 2022

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2022 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics - all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Kaiser Permanente Case Study – Confidently Deploy HPC in Data Centers that Weren’t Designed to Support It

Al Nichols  (Executive Consultant, Silverback Data Center Solutions)

Sherman Ikemoto  (General Manager North America, Future Facilities)

Clae T. Anderson  (Director IT Support, Kaiser Permanente)

Location: 6ABC

Date: Thursday, March 31

Time: 9:40 am - 10:30 am

Pass type: All Access, Industry Conference, Standard - Get your pass now!

Track: Colocation, Hosting and Cloud Innovation

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Silverback

Case-Study Abstract/Summary
Kaiser Permanente was charged with deploying new equipment that exceeded the current design capacity of their data centers, without incurring any new CapEx for the next 4 years. Hear the end-user, solution provider, and service provider share how they harnessed digital twin technology to construct a simulation model that removed uncertainty, enabling them to accurately predict the impact of the additional workloads, including new high-density IT, and raise cabinet power loads, all while decreasing the risk to data center operations. This technology is particularly useful in data centers that are nearly full, enabling them to exceed design specs safely, shrink buffer capacity, and extend the useful life of the site.

Takeaway

Learn how Kaiser Permanente:
1. Achieved the accurate, ongoing operational visibility required to assimilate change into their data centers simply, efficiently, and optimally.
2. Utilized a digital twin of their data centers to achieve certainty, enabling them to increase load efficiently, and sustainably while actually reducing risk.
3. Is now working to further optimize performance, achieving their desired balance of resilience and efficiency, and doing it all simply