Niek van der Pas

Company: Minkels

Job Title: Lead Data Center Expert

Niek van der Pas

Niek van der Pas works as Lead data centre expert Centres for Minkels. The last few years he is fully dedicated to creating solutions and products for data centres. Niek is author of various white papers on data centre cooling and on energy and power monitoring. Designing future proof data centres is not only a matter of using the right products but moreover educating people in making the right choices. As speaker on main data centre events Niek helps to get the message on proper initial design across.
Niek contributed in the creating of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres and is active in ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC39 “Sustainability for and by Information Technology” where the new standard for PUE has been created. As expert representing NEN, the Dutch standardization Committee, the generation of the European standard on Data centres the EN 50600 has his full attention. Recently he became chairman of the Dutch standardization committee NEN 381039 “Computerruimten en datacenters”.