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July 23, 2010 


Illinois Institute of Technology

Dan and Ada Rice Campus
201 East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL

Cloud Computing: CTO Panel Discussion - Cloud Impact on Educa



AMD Workshop on 7/23  http://www.itm.iit.edu/data/CloudComputingWorkshopJuly23rd2010.pdf


Our next MARC3 event will be a workshop sponsored by AMD on 7/23 (http://www.itm.iit.edu/data/CloudComputingWorkshopJuly23rd2010.pdf) to be held at IIT with John Fruehe (Director of Product Marketing for Server/Workstation products at AMD). We would greatly appreciate your involvement and support for MARC3 in attending this event.


Event: AMD Workshop Chicago area Cloud Computing Council

Date/Time: Friday July 23, 2010 at 8:00 am to 11:30 a.m. (detail below)


The meeting will be in the Auditorium of the Dan and Ada Rice
Campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, located at 201 East
Loop Road, Wheaton, IL (directions http://www.iit.edu/rice/about/directions.shtml)


RSVP to John.Jones@Thesecurityboard.org (phone 773-286-0699)



8:00 – 8:30 am Networking and Registration

8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome Remarks & Introductions

8:45 – 11:15 am Presentation & Discussion

11:15 – 11:30 am Next Steps & Closing Remarks


Specific Discussion areas:

·         Cloud environments

o    Types of cloud solutions

o    Software stacks, structures, emerging data center trends

o    Cloud workloads and power consumption

o    Scaling cloud solutions within power envelopes

o    Virtualization in clouds

·         Data center power management

o    Power measurement

o    Business impact of power efficiency

o    Facilities vs. IT – who sets the strategy?

o    Future cloud data center cooling trends – free air, etc.

·         Power efficiency platforms

o    Designing platforms for power efficiency

o    Processor power efficiency features

o    Platform-level power capping and modulating

o    Power efficient components

·         Data center power efficiency best practices

o    Best practices/case studies of companies who have addressed power efficiency

·         Power efficiency organizations

o    The Green Grid – a global advocate for data center power efficiency


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