CapRE’s Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit Preview: Innovations in Power, Cooling, Monitoring and Analytics with Henry Amistadi

LEESBURG, VA -- Henry Amistadi has many years of experience working both sides of enterprise data centers, as an IT performance analyst and a data center HVAC/Facilities analyst/IT Performance Analyst. As a performance analyst and tester for +10 years, he tested or analyzed the performance of every kind of hardware and software. He performed many application usage and VM performance analyzes. His application workloads collection is used when estimating the cost of moving apps to the cloud. He was involved in virtualization of many Enterprise apps. Prior to MITRE, Henry had +15 year’s experience designing and developing building HVAC design and energy software for Mechanical Engineers, Utility companies, HVAC manufacturers. He was an active member of ASHRAE Energy Calculation Technical Committee. Amistadi will be a featured speaker at CapRE's Leesburg Data Center Summit tomorrow, where he will share details about an innovative data center modernization project on the panel "Data Center Management & Operations: Ensuring Cloud Service Readiness, Availability, Power & Cooling" from 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm. Below is a Q&A with Henry in which he shares a sneak peak into the project. CapRE: Good to speak with you Henry. We’re looking forward to learning about this at our Leesburg Data Center Summit on Wednesday. First tell us about yourself and your data center modernization project. Amistadi: First, I should emphasize that I just retired from MITRE, so my opinions are my own and not MITRE’s. For some context, what’s…