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Data Center Manager of the Year: Call for Entries

For the second time, has recognized excellence in data center project management. Here we recognize the outstanding work of our finalists, and hope readers will be inspired to try to implement some of their innovative ideas. From facility consolidation, to new data center construction, to re-imagining data center infrastructure (including cooling and disaster recovery), these managers share their projects, and we applaud their efforts. is calling for entries for our second Data Center Manager of the Year competition. This award recognizes excellence in data center project management. Nominations can come from colleagues, supporting vendors and the contestants themselves.

The data center projects for consideration include consolidations, platform migrations, data center moves/renovations, certification projects, and new construction. These projects must have taken place during the 2008 calendar year.

Nominations will be judged by an independent panel for innovation, increased uptime or security, lowered expenses, increased performance and environmental awareness. Please submit your nomination to Matt Stansberry and include:

  • Type of project
  • Location, timeline and company info
  • Data center manager's contact info
  • A summary of why this project and nominee should be considered for Data Center Manager of the Year.

    Here are last year's winners.

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