Posted By John Rath On April 19, 2011 @ 7:30 am In Events | No Comments
The Uptime Institute has announced  winners of the 2011 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards, which recognize outstanding projects for improved energy and resource productivity in IT and data center operations. This is the fourth year the group has recognized data center innovation, and winners will present their case studies at the Uptime Institute Symposium 2011  May 9-12 in Santa Clara, California.
Participation from companies accepting awards at the Symposium event is just one of many reasons  to attend this year. Presenters from Facebook, Google, HP, Vantage and i/o will discuss their innovations in data center design. A May 9th event is scheduled for a tour  of Vantage Data Center’s new 18 acre campus in Santa Clara.
“We received a record number of entries for the 2011 GEIT Awards from companies across the globe doing remarkable things to lead the charge in making the data center industry more efficient,” said Andy Lawrence, Program Director of the Uptime Institute Symposium and Research Director for Eco-Efficient IT, The 451 Group. “Uptime Institute’s GEIT Awards program educates the data center and IT industries on new initiatives to effectively reduce energy consumption by highlighting the cutting-edge achievements of large enterprises, as well as smaller organizations.”
GEIT award categories and winners were:
2011 winners and their case study details can be found on the Uptime Institute site .
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 announced: http://blog.uptimeinstitute.com/2011/04/green-data-center-case-study-winners-announced-present-at-symposium/
 Uptime Institute Symposium 2011: http://symposium.uptimeinstitute.com/
 many reasons: http://blog.uptimeinstitute.com/2011/04/top-ten-reasons-you-need-to-go-to-uptime-institute-symposium-2011/
 tour: http://symposium.uptimeinstitute.com/component/content/article/46/1065-tutorial-5-site-tour-vantage-data-centers-new-santa-clara-facility
 Uptime Institute site: http://symposium.uptimeinstitute.com/geit-awards/1213-2011-green-enterprise-it-award-winners
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 John Rath: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/johnr/
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