New Online Course Helps Data Center Operators Get Management Buy-in

Posted by John Thornell on Oct 22, 2014

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EEC clients that run efficient, reliable data centers tend to have one thing in common: Management buy-in.

An important step towards gaining management buy-in is education. Dr. Jon Koomey, Datacenter Dynamics and Heatspring have teamed up to provide an online course “Data Center Essentials for Executives.”

A frequent speaker at industry events such as the Uptime Institute Symposium and Data Center Dynamics Converged, Dr. Koomey is an industry expert on data center energy efficiency. He is also a Research Fellow at the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University.

“Data Center Essentials” is offered November 10 to December 12, 2014 and February 9 to March 27, 2015. A The course objectives are to give attendees insights, tools and best practices used at leading companies like eBay and Google that have moved their IT organization from a cost center to a profit center.

For more information, please visit the “Data Center Essentials for Executives” web site on

Information on the instructor, Dr. Jon Koomey, can be found on

Tags: Efficiency, Datacenter, data center energy management, Best Practices, Koomey, Datacenter Dynamics