The Uptime Institute Symposium (May 9-12, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center) is the most influential all-stakeholder thought-leadership conference serving the data center industry, and attracts speakers and Delegates from over 40 countries.
This year’s Symposium, The Disrupted Data Center: Cloud, Cost, Capacity and Carbon, focuses on how data center planners, designers, builders, owners and operators can anticipate and respond to disruptive changes such as cloud computing, virtualization, volatile demand and rapidly evolving modular architectures.
About The Uptime Institute®
Uptime Institute provides education, publications, consulting, certifications, conferences and seminars, independent research, and thought leadership for the enterprise data center industry and for data center professionals.
Founded in 1993, the Institute pioneered the creation and facilitation of end-user knowledge communities to improve reliability and uninterruptible availability—uptime—in data center facilities and Information Technology organizations. Today, the 100-plus members of the Institute’s global Site Uptime Networks® are mostly Fortune 100-sized companies having multiple data centers averaging 50,000 square feet of computer room area and consuming six megawatts of utility power. Members learn from each other and from the Institute via closed members-only conferences, site tours, benchmarking programs, best-practice sharing, abnormal incident collection, FLASH Reports, and shared metrics.