I’m extremely excited to announce that my employer, San Diego Data Processing Corporation (SDDPC), has been announced as a finalist for a Storage Networking World Best Practices in Storage__ Award in the ROI and Best Practices in Green Computing and the Data Center category.
ROI and Best Practices in Green Computing and the Data Center:
This category includes one or more of these three areas:The nominations may highlight the business and economic impact of green IT initiatives. The convergence of pressures to reduce IT operational costs and the need to be more energy efficient presents new opportunities. The nomination may highlight challenges, initiatives and improvements in energy consumption and a transition to sustainable computing models. Enterprise-wide efforts would be appropriate. The nomination may highlight data center-based challenges, initiatives and solutions to become greener is growing to be an important operational area for IT management attention. All green IT data center and virtualization initiatives may be included.
The “Best Practices in Storage” Honorees will be announced on Tuesday, April 7th during SNW, taking place April 6-9, 2009 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Special thanks to NetApp for nominating our environment for this award. It sure makes us feel good to be noticed for the hard work we’ve put into building The City of San Diego’s storage infrastructure.