Dave Cole

Manager, Data Center Infrastructure Management

Facebook

Dave is an industry leader in the design and development of innovative solutions for managing data centers. He is the Manager of Data Center Controls and Information at Facebook, where he is responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction for monitoring and control of the infrastructure in Facebook’s data centers.

Dave was the founder and president of No Limits Software, a software development company focused on data center auto-discovery, real-time monitoring, and management software. Founded in 2009, Dave worked with a team of engineers to develop RaMP, a state of the art data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution, as well as an intelligent cabinet solution which monitors and manages all of the equipment in a cabinet. He has a patent pending on an automated method for determining the exact location for all assets within a cabinet. No Limits Software was acquired by Tuangru in 2016.

He was also the founder and president of The Advantage Group, a company focused on data center real-time monitoring and management software that was acquired in 2007 by Aperture Technologies (a division of Emerson Network Power).

He developed a 3-day Data Center Infrastructure Management course which he has taught to more than 1,000 students. The course can be taught onsite for companies and a professionally recorded online version is also available.

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