Brian Canney

Site, Facilities and Data Center Executive
IBM

Brian Canney is currently a Site, Facilities and Data Center Services Offering Executive with IBM Resiliency Services and is based in the USA.  Brian has been employed by IBM since 1985 and has worked most of his career in the IBM Services organization and also has worked as a Research Engineer in IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center.  Brian is currently working with the IBM Global Site, Facilities and Data Center Services team in developing and implementing new IBM data center services for global implementations.  Some of Brian’s data center developments were the Scalable Modular Data Center, High Density Zone and the Prefabricated Modular Data Center.  Recently Brian developed the Private Modular Cloud in a PMDC solutions (IBM Cloud Prefabricated Modular Data Center) which are preconfigured private cloud configurations from 100 virtual machines to 10,000 virtual machines on multiple platforms in a PMDC.  Brian has also received patents for data center cooling designs he has developed to improve cooling efficiency and effectiveness.