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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).

What You Need to Know about IT Equipment Electrical Sustainability, Carbon Footprint, and Electrical Power Planning

Joseph Prisco  (Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM)

Rebecca Morones  (Product Environmental Stewardship Engineer, IBM)

Location: 8ABC

Date: Wednesday, March 30

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

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

Track: Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

IBM Services

Do you know how your electrical power planning for IT Equipment impacts your organization's electrical sustainability and carbon footprint? This session will cover the fundamentals of electrical power planning for IT Equipment, including 1-phase and 3-phase power. These electrical power planning concepts will be applied to rack PDU planning and include electrical sustainability considerations with real life facility-level examples. How IT equipment is assessed for carbon footprint will be discussed, including where most of the carbon emissions come from. The carbon footprint will be linked back to how important sustainability techniques are at reducing greenhouse gas emission. This session is applicable to everyone from beginner to intermediate, arming data center stakeholders with a basic understanding of electrical systems, tangible electrical sustainability actions, and an overview of carbon footprint for IT Equipment.


- Gain practical and useful knowledge about electrical power planning of IT equipment
- Learn simple electrical analysis and techniques that can improve electrical sustainability
- Understand carbon footprint and applicability to IT equipment in your data center