Paul Latham
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Company name
My company is best described as a:
Data Center Consultancy
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Marketing Consultant
My role is best described as:
Marketing and Training
I am:
Independent Data Center Consultant (not tied to a vendor)
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Vice-Chair and then Treasurer of the BCS Data Centre Specialist Group for 5 years. Helped build and refine CEEDA qualification for datacentres.
My main areas of expertise are:
DCiM, Green Initiatives, Industry Standards/Certifications
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Over 15 years experience in ICT from manning a Helpdesk to running a Tier III+ datacentre to managing the launch of complex technical products with a global telco. Now working with an innovative start-up, helping to support and develop their products.

Specialties: Energy efficiency in the datacentre, creation and adaptation of Help for complex technical software, online training videos, social media marketing, creation and maintenance of technical documentation.
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Paul Latham's Blog

Making sure Operations don’t feel they’re the target

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 16:00 0 Comments

We have recently seen a number of organizations trying to improve their energy and cost performance by applying PUE targets to site operations teams (here is an example from the Australian Government). Whilst these are intended to be a…


DCeP - one metric to rule them all?

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 16:19 0 Comments

There has been a recent flurry of activity around Data Center energy Productivity (DCeP) as an efficiency metric for data centers which has been proposed by a global taskforce, consisting of the Green Grid, along with two US government agencies…


Save Money by Not Economizing

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 15:46 0 Comments

Many designers and operators attempt to optimize their new or upgraded site for the greatest amount of “free”, economized cooling operation. This has been given great emphasis in recent years by the publication of free cooling maps which show how…


Putting your foot flat on the accelerator doesn’t make for an efficient data center

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 18:18 0 Comments

The sheer complexity of new data center builds that respond to external conditions etc have meant that the traditional skills of the operation team cannot be relied on to squeeze the maximum efficiency out of their new or upgraded facility. Some far-sighted design engineers now invite the operations team to the Integrated Systems Test (IST), but we don’t feel…


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