My name is Peter Panfil and I am the Vice President of Global Power at Vertiv. I lead global power sales for Vertiv’s Liebert AC Power business. I work to apply the latest power and control technology to industry-proven and emerging topologies to provide the highest availability and highest efficiency systems for business-critical applications. I began my career at Liebert in 1994 and held several managerial positions including VP Engineering and VP/GM AC Power before becoming VP Global Power for the AC Power Business. I am a frequent presenter at industry trade shows and conferences, and provide regular expert commentary in leading IT, facilities and engineering media outlets.
The unprecedented capacity requirements of large social media, search, colocation and cloud companies is driving massive investments in data center development. The scale of these operations has the potential to enable significant innovations in data center design and operation.