At a press conference in Japan today, The Green Grid announced the appointment of Lawrence (Larry) Vertal as Executive Director. In this new role, Mr. Vertal will champion the organization’s mission to advance energy efficiency in data centers and the broader ecosystem of business computing. He will work with the organization’s global membership, alliance organizations, and end-user Advisory Council to continue the development of collaborative, vendor-neutral best-practices, metrics, and specifications.
As Executive Director, Mr. Vertal will report to the Board of Directors of The Green Grid, which consists of representatives from AMD, APC by Schneider Electric, Dell, EMC Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and Sun Microsystems.
“Energy efficiency has never been a more important topic for technology vendors and their customers, and The Green Grid is making tremendous strides in creating the metrics and methodologies that help data center managers define and improve that efficiency,” said Larry Vertal ...
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