Tuesday, July 16, 2019
AEP Ohio Headquarters
700 Morrison Rd
Columbus, OH 43230

8:00am to 8:45am – Registration
8:45am to 3:30pm – Workshops
Lunch is provided

Data centers are energy‐intensive facilities with challenging and often conflicting demands that fluctuate as business needs change. Businesses are experiencing a surging demand for data storage, leading to data centers that use vastly more energy than general office space. The good news is that implementing energy efficiency measures can result in 20‐40% savings in energy cost and an extension in the life of your infrastructure. Join us to learn about industry trends in strategy and technology for managing data centers that support small to mid‐sized organizations.

Workshop Agenda

Future‐proofing your Edge IT infrastructure

A fast‐paced exploration of the trends that are rapidly pushing data closer to the users at the edge and discussion
about common and new use cases.

IT sustainability

Learn the latest data center energy efficiency techniques for any size data center, improve efficiency and reliability of your IT operations, free up capacity, extend equipment useful life, and increase redundancy.

GPON technology

Garmann/Miller’s Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) model allows for smaller, fiber‐cabling pathways that
produce significant utility cost savings compared to a traditional technology network.

AEP Ohio data center energy efficiency program

AEP Ohio’s Data Center Program incentives, features and benefits for energy improvements implemented in small and mid‐sized businesses.

Colocation

Colocation? What is colocation and how colocation could meet for your business’ growing and changing data center demands.

Maximizing the AEP Ohio data center energy efficiency program for small to mid-sized businesses

Success stories of companies that have implemented data center Improvements utilizing the AEP of Ohio Data Center program for small and mid‐sized businesses. Discussion points will include how how to navigate the process from discovery to final documentation, ‘right sizing’ resources, economic impact including incentives from AEP and matching funds from CeraNet, and explanation of available financing options.