Upcoming Meeting


Open Membership Meeting
The Future Colocation Data Centers
Strategic, Economic, Design and Operating Issues

hosted by:

Fortune Data Centers
 Friday, November 6th
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2001 Fortune Drive, San Jose, CA

Design & Build & Operate vs. Colocation & Managed Services

Is Your Data Center Destined for Someone Else's Space?

How to get Higher Operating PUE's than what you Designed For

 Variable Tier Level Design and Operations

Energy Effiency Solutions & Incentives for Today "you Shouldn't Overlook"

The Path to LEED GOLD (only multi-tenant US Gold Data Center)  


Dear Members and Guests of the Critical Facilities Round Table,

Please accept this invitation to join us at Fortune Data Centers in San Jose, CA to take a close-up look at the issues surrounding colocation and managed services data centers, and how their growing acceptance may affect the future of our enterprise and internet spaces.
Many thanks go to John Sheputis for coordinating our activities, and to and Fortune Data Centers for providing the facilities, equipment, refreshment and foods that will make this a successful event.  The event will be held at Fortune headquarters in San Jose, California.
Please RSVP asap in reply to this email to reserve your seat. 

Anyone involved with the critical facilities community with an interest in this subject matter is invited to participate.  And, there is absolutely no cost for attendance.  So, if you can't make it ... send someone in your place.

Driving Directions to Fortune Data Center:  680 or 880 to Montegue Expressway (east for 1/2 mile from 880 and west for 1 mile from 680) to Trade Zone Blvd, turn South East to first right on Ringwood Avenue, and then first left onto Fortune.  One half block to 2001 Fortune Drive and parking out front.  Remember your foto ID for the Fortune Security team.



8:30 - 9:00 Registration, CFRT networking, Breafast Items & Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 CFRT Chapter Announcement
9:15 - 10:00 Data Center Market Trends -                                         
Dan Golding, Research Director, Tier 1 Research

Dan Golding, Research Director at Tier1, the industry-leading research firm in the colocation and hosting market, will address some of the bigger issues facing service providers and enterprises like 1.) Utilization trends in Silicon Valley, US, and Worldwide, and 2.) Choosing between managed hosting, colocation, or wholesale data center facilities, including Build vs. Buy, and 3.)  What’s next as the market rebounds. 
10:00 - 10:30

Data Center Efficiency Incentive Programs – 
Mark Bramfitt, Principal Program Manager, PG&E

Mark Branfitt, of PG&E's Hi-Tech Customer Energy Efficiency Incentive Program will provide us with an update and look to the future with utility data center EE programs now that more funds have become available for the program.  And farewell to Mark as he departs from PG&E!  

10:30  – 10:45 Economic Development Incentives in San Jose – Chris Burton, Office of Economic Development
10:45 - 11:00 Break and CFRT Networking
11:30 - 11:45     Collaborative Design for Efficiency, the Fortune Case Study - David Ibarra, DPR Construction and Fred Dickerman, Fortune Data Centers
Designing for efficiency within a Design Build process including Technical Program Objectives for efficiency, Adaptive re-use of existing systems and entitlements, Use of overhead air distribution and aisle containment systems, Design for maximum tenant flexibility in electrical distribution, cabinet layout, and environmental conditions, Roadmap to LEED Gold certification, Tenant incentives for energy  efficiency   
11:45 - 12:30

Data Center Variable Tier Level Design - Tom Reed, PE, Sr Principal, Kling Stubbins Mission Critical
Designing for reliability suitable for your business objectives and while controlling costs every step of the way.  How do critical systems with various reliability Tier levels best work together in the same facility?  

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch and Tour of Fortune Data Center Phase 1 & Close - John Sheputis, Fortune & Bruce Myatt, PE

Thank you for your interest in this important activity, and for your continued support of the Critical Facilities Round Table.  Hope to see you there .

If you have any questions about CFRT please visit our web site at www.cfroundtable.org, or contact Bruce Myatt at  cfrt@comcast.net or 415-748-0515. 

Best regards from the Founders ...

_________ Charles Krieger, PE____________ Bruce Myatt, PE_______________Horst Pfendt______________   Steve Johnston_________       

If you have any questions about CFRT, contact the Founders at cfrt@comcast.net or 415-748-0515.