The Future Data Center

Episode Summary

Green innovation comes in many forms with endless benefits. Since its foundation in 2011, Cloud&Heat’s mission has been to make sustainability and security a driver of digital innovation. New technologies are not only becoming an increasingly integral part of everyday life and utility processes, they also require high-performance IT infrastructures and consume enormous amounts of energy.

In this podcast, Jens Struckmeier CTO and Founder of Cloud&Heat shares his vision of the future of compute and the technologies and techniques available today to create energy-efficient, scalable and secure data centers that meet the requirements of our digital future. It’s a must listen to interview that left Greenbird’s CEO speechless.

What you will learn:

  • Challenges for smart living and our digital future
  • Future vision of data centers
  • Emerging technologies driving the future of compute
  • Real-world applications and customer driven use cases
  • Practical steps towards realizing a greener data center

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Dr. Jens Struckmeier is a physicist, inventor and entrepreneur from Germany. Whilst still a student, he was responsible for the planning of the first passive house in North Rhine-Westphalia, integrating an innovative heating system. Between 2000 and 2003 Jens worked as a project lead in device and software development in Santa Barbara, USA. From 2004 to 2009 he successfully managed a German nano-biology instrumentation company.

In 2009 Jens started developing water cooling systems for data centers, which led to the foundation of the green computing business Cloud&Heat Technologies. Since then, the vision of the Dresden-based company has been to make sustainability the driver of digital innovation.

Cloud&Heat develops, builds and operates energy-efficient, green, secure and scalable data centers, meeting the growing demand for distributed and high available IT infrastructures. Jens is not only the driving force behind the company’s hardware development but is also focused on a variety of other topics, such as data security, AI, AR, VR and blockchain.

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