Dave Sterlace is the Global Head of Technology for the Data Center Industry Sector at industrial technology company ABB, and brings with him more than 25 years of experience in critical power. Sterlace also chairs the marketing committee for The Green Grid, an industry organization with a mission to drive accountable, effective, resource-efficient, end to end ICT ecosystems.


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Making the most of data, with data

Data drawn from the management of data center themselves is helping to make the industry more efficient

Black Friday demand and next generation data centers

Dave Sterlace, Global Head of Data Center Technology, reviews the impact of Black Friday and seasonal demand on data centers

Smarter devices enable smarter data centers

Why are data center owners embracing smarter power control and distribution devices?

What do these two things have in common?

While a data center is beginning to look more like a "factory", why do they still act different?

Data Centers need industrial strength power and control

ABB - uniquely positioned in the market to bring ‘industrial-strength’ power and automation solutions to the world of data centers

Keep your data center “operation” safe with arc flash protection

Diagnose locations with potentially dangerous switchgear and transplant arc-resistant technology in its place.

T-Rex and Emax

The Emax 2 breaker is an evolutionary step to help data centers avoid catastrophic events by “failing small”

Steve the Plumber – placing a value on safety

An important data center issue is the cost of safety. Improved approaches to component and system design result in less downtime and a safer environment