Green Digital Charter (GDC) online training on ‘Energy-efficiency in public sector data centres’

Tuesday 5 December, 2017
11:00-12:00 C.E.T (Brussels time)

In collaboration with EUROCITIES’ Green Digital Charter/GuiDanCe project, EURECA will be delivering an online training course, aimed at cities, on ‘Energy Efficiency in Data Centres: Lessons Learned from Evaluating Over 200 Public Sector Data Centres in Europe’.

Energy-saving opportunities, barriers to adoption and running cost of facilities are among the areas covered by the training. Some of the material presented will highlight for the first time some interesting results around average running cost of servers in the public sector, IT energy consumption distribution, and key factors affecting energy efficiency beyond PUE. Experience from a city involved in a project will be shared with the audience.

The training is suitable for civil servants including heads of IT’s, CxO’s, data centre managers, Energy managers/officers, sustainability managers/officers, as well as procurers.

Continuous Professional Development: Attendees of the training session will receive an official EURECA / GDC training certificate.

Agenda

11:00 – 11:05 : Introductory remarks, by Rebecca Portail (Green Digital Charter, EUROCITIES)

11:05 – 11:25 : ‘Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centres: Lessons Learned from Evaluating Over 200 Public Sector Data Centres in Europe’, by Dr. Rabih Bashroush, coordinator of the EURECA project.

11:25 – 11:45: ‘Northern Ireland exploit datacentre and cloud services to deliver better citizen services’, by Caron Alexander, Director of Digital Shared Services at Department of Finance (Northern Ireland)

11:45- 11:55 : Q&A

11:55 – 12:00 : Closing remarks

To register, and for more details, please go to http://www.greendigitalcharter.eu/category/news .

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