March 7, 2011
Contact: Tricia Ang
42U Boosts Data Center Design & Engineering Team with Addition of New CTO
42U, a leading nationwide data center consultant specializing in data center power and cooling efficiency, is pleased to announce Scot Heath as its new Chief Technology Officer.
Heath brings more than 30 years of data center and IT equipment engineering experience and will lead 42U’s professional services and engineering division. Prior to joining the 42U team, Heath held a variety of engineering and engineering management positions all the way from the chip to the facilities level during his 27-year career at Hewlett Packard.
“I am extremely pleased to have Scot Heath join our team.” comments Alan Mamane, 42U CEO and founder, “Scot has a wealth of hands-on data center engineering, design, and engineering management experience. With Scot’s leadership, 42U will expand our mission of providing energy efficient best-practices and technology solutions for data centers, computer rooms and server rooms nationwide.”
In addition to his new responsibilities, Heath will be leading the discussion for 42U’s upcoming webinar, “Do’s and Don’ts of Hot/Cold Aisle Containment,” on March 10, 2011 at 11 am Mountain Standard Time. Heath will examine the fundamentals of containment operation, advantages and disadvantages of containment strategies and the determination of the best fit for particular situations.
“This webinar will help IT managers determine which containment solution is best to optimize their data center’s specific airflow requirements and maximize their cooling capacity,” says Heath. “Participants will gain practical insight for their data centers and we hope to dispel misconceptions around hot and cold aisle containment.”
Often touted as a subject matter expert in the data center industry, Heath has served as Chair of the Green Grid Data Center Design guide chapter on computing and is an active member of ASHRAE, AFCOM and IEEE. Heath earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering at Colorado State University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado.
Since 1995, 42U has been a leader in providing data center consulting, design and engineering solutions. Our vendor and technology agnostic approach leverages our best-practice expertise in data center power and cooling, monitoring, measurement, and best-of-breed efficiency technologies to help data center managers improve availability while reducing power consumption and lowering energy costs.
For more information about 42U’s Data Center Design and Engineering Consulting Services visit http://www.42u.com/cooling/computer-room-cooling.htm . To sign up for 42U’s upcoming free containment webinar please go to http://www.42u.com/data-center-webinar.htm .