San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – June 13, 2007 – Managed services firm, Global Netoptex, Inc. (GNi), recently presented and exhibited, at the Data Center Summit from Interop Las Vegas 2007, before an audience of CIOs, IT directors and other technology executives, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Derek Wise, President and CEO of GNi, presented a session entitled ”Making the Impossible Happen,” focused on data center and server efficiency utilizing high performance networks and hardware designed for ultra-dense computing environments. Mr. Wise compared blade and rackmount servers and the power and management costs associated with each technology.
Prior to the session, Mr. Wise co-presented a session called ”Ensuring Data Center Reliability for Mission-Critical — and Mission Impossible — Applications” with Chris Dolan, CEO of 365 Main. which develops and operates data centers throughout the world. GNi has been a 365 Main customer since 2003. Together they discussed the data center infrastructure required for modern, large-scale server deployments, where power, scalability and network connectivity are growing concerns.
Derek Wise, a decorated Marine, is President and CEO of Global Netoptex. His current position is the culmination of over ten years of technical networking, communications and security experience. In April 2002, Mr. Wise started Global Netoptex (GNi). He saw the need for fast, reliable and, above all, affordable managed IT and networking services in the telecommunications market. Prior to starting GNi, Mr. Wise was responsible for field engineering teams in Europe and Asia for Enron Broadband Services. He has extensive experience in managing new network installations including strategy, design, provisioning, installation and deployment. Mr. Wise was responsible for management of vendors, customers and compliance with a wide variety of international communications standards.
The Data Center Summit of Interop Las Vegas 2007, a two-day educational event created to present innovative solutions in technology, operations and organizational structures, features sessions designed to impart techniques and knowledge of how to improve ROI for large-scale server deployments.
Global Netoptex, Inc. (GNi) is a provider of customer-centric managed Internet services designed to extend customers’ infrastructure, while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). GNi provides the expertise, resources and solutions to meet and exceed customers’ onsite and off-site requirements. Services include wired and wireless connectivity, network security, disaster recovery, comprehensive server management and hosting, networking operations and management, and network consulting. GNi’s P.O.W.E.R. (Process Organized with Efficient Resources) methodology delivers consistent levels of excellence for efficiently managing peak loads and guaranteeing uptime.
To learn more about GNi, please visit: www.gni.com.