Japan Data Center Council (JDCC) is a consortium of data center operators in Japan. They recently added English pages to their web site. Their membership roster is a Who’s Who of more than 100 companies in segments like IT, electronics, and construction. The membership list is here.
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At the upcoming DatacenterDynamics conference on June 30 in San Francisco, a rep from JDCC and I will give a talk on Japanese data centers in the aftermath of the major quake in March. Although many data centers in Japan are concentrated in the Tokyo metropolitan area (some 60%), and few suffered direct damage from the quake, the JDCC surveyed the damage and collected noteworthy pictures and statistics.
The presentation agenda is shown here.
- Disaster Overview
- Nuclear Power Plants Trouble
- Indirect Effects of Earthquake
- Electric Power Shortage
- Temporary Shortage of Various Products
- Temporary Economic Activity Stagnation
- What Really Happened to Japanese Data Center Industry
- Timeline from March
- Reported Damages
- Sudden Need for DC as BCP/DRP Reinforcement
- Countermeasures for Electric Power Shortage
- What’s Next?
- Electric Power Saving Order from Government in Effect
- Possibility of Long-Term Power Shortage
- Redesigning of BCP/DRP
- Lessons Learned
- Communication Difficulties: Tools That Worked and Tools That Didn’t
- Transportation: Human and Goods
- Rumors: Power of SNS
- Plan for Unexpected Events
- Future JDCC Action/Q&A
I think we will disseminate invaluable information to data center operators and parishioners. Come and join us at 11:05 a.m. on June 30 at the San Francisco DatacenterDyamics conference.