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Data Center Expert Day

November 9, 2017, Atlanta, GA

Join ABB for a free technical seminar: Intelligent data needs intelligent power

The data center industry is at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution, and demands for availability and efficiency are at an all-time high. You need mission critical technology and solutions that enable reliable, flexible, and secure operations.

Join us to learn how to drive savings for years to come by leveraging your digital assets, IoT, and unique design approaches to simplify operations.

Topics will include: 
  • Reduce cost, installation and maintenance times by utilizing smart devices and new communication strategies.
  • Drive flexibility and reliability with innovations in transformer, UPS, and switching technologies.
  • On time and in budget system design that includes the substation, grid integration, and electrical house design and implementation.
  • Enable continuous optimization and gain deeper visibility with simplified control & automation systems.


Date Thursday, November 9, 2017
Time 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location ABB Atlanta Campus
400 Perimeter Center Terrace, Suite 500
Atlanta, Georgia 30346
Questions?    Contact Ashley Kelly

Data Center Expert Day

November 9, 2017 Atlanta, GA

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8:30 Breakfast & Check in 
09:00 Welcome and introduction – Brian Davis, Data Center Industry Segment Leader, North America
09:15 Keynote: Intelligent data needs intelligent power – Ciaran Flanagan, Global Head, Data Center Segment, ABB 

Smart devices & IoT: IoT is becoming a minimum requirement for all devices. Learn how you can leverage these devices to improve design, build and operation of your data center.

  • The future of data center operations: Leveraging IoT – Dave Sterlace, Global Head of Data Center Technology
  • Digital devices & IEC 61850 enabled innovations – Don Elliott, Product Manager, Medium Voltage
10:35 Coffee break 

Innovative design strategies: Innovations in transformer, UPS, and switching technologies drive unmet flexibility and reliability

  • Protect & detect: Transformer design and maintenance strategies – Jamie Ritter, Channel Manager, Dry-Type Transformers
  • Benefits of modularity in a data center – UPS case study – Joergen Madsen, Business Development Director, power protection
  • Data Center availability optimization through static switch transfer schemes – David Dupuis, Product Manager, Enterprise Power Protection
12:30 Lunch
System Design on time & on budget: Substation, grid integration, and electrical house design and implementation
  • Substation design & renewable integration – Shakir Wilson, Grid Integration, Business Development Manager
  • Modular systems: e-houses and product packaging solutions – Sarah Butz, ABB Packaging, Marketing Engineer
3:00 Operations, Automation & Asset Health: Attain higher value compute with industrialized infrastructure enabling continuous optimization and insight to do more – Rich Ungar, Business Manager, Data Center Automation
4:30  Q&A & Close

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