Digital Realty has been a member of The Green Grid since the inception of the organization. Chief Technology Officer Jim Smith has been closely involved with TGG for many years, including helping to establish its European presence. Vice President of Engineering, Kevin Dalton, has participated in The Green Grid’s Technical Committee for the past two years.
As a Contributor level member, Digital Realty embraces the opportunity to further The Green Grid’s mission. Beyond involvement in The Green Grid, the teams at Digital Realty are continually evaluating and testing new products and data center design concepts to ensure that the buildings in their global portfolio are running as efficiently as possible.
About Digital Realty:
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on delivering customer-driven data center solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost-effective facilities that meet each customer's unique data center needs. Digital Realty's customers include domestic and international companies across multiple industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, health care and consumer products. Digital Realty's portfolio is located in 33 markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Additional information about Digital Realty is included in the Company Overview, which is available on the Investors page of Digital Realty's website at http://www.digitalrealty.com.
Participant Feature: Roger Tipley
Roger Tipley works as a Senior Engineering Strategist in Hewlett-Packard's Enterprise Servers and Networking business unit. As a systems architect, he leads projects to manage power consumption and improve the energy efficiency of enterprise-class information technology products. For the past 27 years he has been honing his skills in the design of high-speed circuitry and computer systems. In 2004, Roger turned his sights onto optimized solutions for server and data center power and cooling. He contributes to industry associations as a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Roger currently serves as a Board Member for The Green Grid. He has been instrumental in organizing The Green Grid’s efforts in China, and is involved in many Committees and Work Groups. He also represents the organization as a speaker at industry conferences and events around the globe.
Why Are You Involved In The Green Grid?
“I am proud of our past accomplishments, and I’m invested in the future success of projects in the Green Grid that enable data centers all over the world to economically provide right-sized capacity with the least impact on natural resources. I plan to continue my pursuit of energy efficient and resource-effective information technology through our collaborative efforts in The Green Grid."