7x24 Exchange is the leading knowledge exchange for those who design, build, use, and maintain mission-critical enterprise information infrastructures. 7x24 Exchange's goal is to improve end-to-end reliability by promoting dialogue among these groups.
Association for Computer Operations Mgmt - AFCOM
Association for Data Center Professionals (AFCOM) is a leading association for data center professionals, offering services to support the management of data centers around the world. AFCOM was established in 1981 to offer the latest information and technology through annual conferences, magazines, research, hotline services, industry alliances, and more.
Association for Facilities Engineers - AFE
Association for Facilities Engineers (AFE) provides education, certification, technical information, and other relevant resources for plant and facility engineers, operations, and maintenance professionals worldwide. AFE also publishes the Facilities Engineering Journal, and provides on-line training and professional development resources.
Building Owners & Managers Association - BOMA
"The mission of the Building Owners and Managers Association International is to enhance the human, intellectual, and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards, and information."
International Facility Management Association - IFMA
IFMA was established in 1980 as a not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting excellence in the management of facilities. On a global level, IFMA identifies trends, conducts research, provides educational programs, and assists corporate and organizational facility managers in developing strategies to manage human, facility, and real estate resources.
2004 Facilities Survey
This survey was conducted as a collaboration of IFMA and five other facility management organizations and publications. The objective of the study was to:
- Capture industry demographics;
- Gain a better understanding of facility organizations managed by the respondents;
- Identify current and future issues relevant to the industry;
- Determine to what degree responsibilities have changed; and
- Identify work challenges and ways to improve work.
2002 IFMA Energy Awareness Survey
This report investigated facilities managers' attitudes and policies toward energy conservation and power quality. A variety of sizes, locations, and industries were included.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
1st-in-Batteries - Cell phone, camcorder & laptop batteries
Consumer batteries for laptops, cordless tools, cellular phones...Nokia, Motorola and more. SBS does not produce these types of batteries.
Publications & Web Sites
Continuity Insights: www.continuityinsights.com
Data Center Journal: www.datacenterjournal.com
Energy & Power Management: www.energyandpowermanagement.com
Facilities Management Resource Site: www.fmlink.com
Facility City: www.facilitycity.com
Maintenance Technology: www.mt-online.com (An Internet companion to the magazine, which focuses on plant equipment reliability, maintenance, and asset management.)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.www.ieee.org (The Institute establishes standards for battery monitoring and maintenance. refer to their publiocation &, IEEE Power & Energy magazine.)