AFCO Systems to Present Green Datacenter Best Practices at 2008 Advanced Energy Conference

Prestigious Event Draws National Leaders in Energy Technologies, Research to Discuss "Solutions to a Global Crisis"

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We are pleased to be asked to present our views on datacenter power and cooling efficiencies at such a prestigious event.

Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2008

Datacenter managers, IT professionals and facilities managers are under increasing pressure to increase datacenter efficiencies, while decreasing power and cooling requirements. John Consoli, chief technology officer for AFCO Systems (, will discuss best practices in datacenter efficiencies when he joins some of the country's most knowledgeable and influential energy experts at the 2008 Advanced Energy Conference, hosted by the Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center (AERTC) in association with National Grid and LIPA, on November 19 & 20, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge, NY. AFCO Systems is an active participant in the discussion, presenting, exhibiting and co-sponsoring the event. More information about AFCO Systems can be found at
AFCO Systems offers its insights via a whitepaper on "A Strategic Approach to Datacenter Cooling" available for complimentary download.

Consoli will be joined by Ed Koplin, principal at Xnth, and Jim Fulton, PhD, Professor of Mathematics at SUNY Suffolk County Community College to present a series of presentations which will detail datacenter best practices for energy efficiency. The presentations will discuss the history, implementation and use of technologies designed to promote and maintain green datacenter environments. Additionally, the company will exhibit the AFCO Resource Manager datacenter power monitoring and management software, and its latest high-density datacenter enclosures which provide the capability of managing heat loads that often rise above the 8kW range.

The 2008 Advanced Energy Conference, "Solutions to a Global Crisis," will include speakers from organizations that have a stake in the development of reliable energy sources and those involved in the research of alternative energy including IBM, General Motors, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Philips Corporation, BASF, the United Nations, Sandia, Pacific Northwest, Los Alamos, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, Farmingdale State College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, NYIT, Cornell, City College and Imperial College of London, NYSERDA and NYSTAR. More information is available from AERTC.

"AFCO prides itself on developing datacenter power and cooling enclosures based on solid scientific research and 20 years of practical application with blue chip clients," said Jerry Becker, AFCO Systems president. "We are pleased to be asked to present our views on datacenter power and cooling efficiencies at such a prestigious event."

About AFCO Systems
AFCO Systems is a global leader in the design and manufacture of scalable enclosure technology for mission-critical datacenter environments. It has the one of the largest globally installed bases of active, air-cooled, high-density (5-8 kW) and extreme high-density (up to 24 kW) server and network cabinets. AFCO Systems' active airflow control technique, delivered through its KOOL-ITâ„¢ brand of technologies and services, provides cost-effective datacenter cooling in accordance with ASHRAE standards. This enables datacenter operators to measure, manage, monitor, and maintain their overall energy efficiency. The company is headquartered in Farmingdale, NY with global operating capabilities for its installations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit or call 631-249-9441.

Media contact:
Rich Mullikin
Communication Strategy Group for AFCO Systems
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