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Robert Schmidt
Works at Future Facilities
Attended Florida State University
Lived in Sarasota, FL
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Datacenter Industry Perspective Watch the video here:  The issue with many new “next big things” is that they tend to skip one or more essential steps. In this brief video, Compass Datacenters’ CEO...
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Before we start, let us be clear about one thing: environmental monitoring and measurement systems are critical components in managing your data center. This is not a ‘one versus the other’.This video series takes a look at the unforeseen risks in running a data center that relies solely on environmental monitoring.We would like to hear from you! Please let me know if there are specific situations we could show in our upcoming video demos or mess...
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The world’s largest internet companies are turning to clean power to run their data centers like never before. This month we saw huge clean power deals from Apple, including big solar projects planned in California and Arizona, and a big wind buy from Google to provide local power for its headquarters in Silicon Valley. But it wasn’t always…
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What is a Valid Data Center Model? An Introduction to Calibration for Modeling & Simulation Future Facilities’ CTO Mark Seymour publishes the first in a series of white-papers discussing model ...
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Before we start, let us be clear about one thing: environmental monitoring and measurement systems are critical components in managing your data center. This is not a ‘one versus the other’.This video series takes a look at the unforeseen risks in running a data center that relies solely on environmental monitoring.We would like to hear from you! Please let me know if there are specific situations we could show in our upcoming video demos or mess...
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DCIM Data Center Infrastructure Management and Cloud Optimization Solutions
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Sales, Business Development and Account Management for Data Center Infrastructure DCIM
Employment
  • Future Facilities
    Sales Manager, 2013 - present
    Future Facilities has pioneered the use of full 3-dimensional simulation techniques in the design and operational management of Data Centers and Mission Critical Facilities. This platform, called the Virtual Facility ©, provides an open Predictive DCIM ® methodology to qualify any engineering and / or operational based decision on Data Center Capacity and Resilience. Future Facilities is a company dedicated to addressing problems faced by modern Data Centers and Mission Critical Facilities. The company’s founders are experts in the design and application of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software for the datacenter industry.
  • Extreme Networks
    Named Accounts - Data Center and HPC Solutions, 2012 - 2013
  • Emerson Electric Company
    Major Accounts Manager - DCIM Data Center Infrastructure Mgmt. and Cloud Optimization Solutions, 2011 - 2012
  • Avocent
    Regional Sales Manager - DCIM Data Center Infrastructure Mgmt. and Cloud Optimization Solutions, 2011 - 2012
  • Paramount Pictures
    Senior Assistant to Executive Vice President, 1999 - 2000
  • Storybay
    Director of Sales and Marketing, 2000 - 2002
  • Affinity Investments
    Director of Sales, 2002 - 2006
  • Rackwise
    North America and Worldwide Enterprise Sales - Business Development, 2006 - 2008
  • GDCM - Nlyte
    Regional Sales Manager - Enterprise Sales - Business Development, 2008 - 2009
  • Modius
    North America and Worldwide Enterprise Sales - Business Development - Social Media, 2009 - 2011
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Robert is a dedicated team player with enterprising abilities and always provides the proper solutions that his clients need to protect their investment within the Mission Critical Data Center Facility.

Future Facilities has pioneered the use of 3D simulation techniques for design, assessment and operations of Data Centers and Mission Critical Facilities. 

This platform, called the Virtual Facility, provides Predictive Modeling into DCIM to qualify any engineering and / or operational based decision on Data Center Infrastructure for Availability Capacity and Efficiency (ACE).

Future Facilities is a company dedicated to addressing problems faced by modern Data Centers and Mission Critical Facilities. The company’s founders are experts in the design/application of Continuous Modeling, DCIM and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software for the datacenter industry.

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SDDC - Software Defined Data Center IRP - Infrastructure Resource Planning SDN - Software Defined Networking EAM - Enterprise Asset Management DCNM - DataCenter Network Management DCIM - DataCenter Infrastructure Management DCM - DataCenter Management DCAM - DataCenter Asset Management DCOM - DataCenter Operations Management DCEM - DataCenter Energy Management DCFM - DataCenter Facilities Management DCPI - DataCenter Physical Infrastructure DCPM - DataCenter Performance Monitoring & Management DCSM - DataCenter Service Management CPIM - Converged Physical Infrastructure Management CLCS - Closed Loop Control System BSM - Business Service Management ITSM - IT Service Management ITAM - IT Asset Management ITIM - IT Infrastructure Management RIM - Remote Infrastructure Management DCEM - DataCenter Enterprise Management DCPM - DataCenter Predictive Modeling DCLM - DataCenter Lifecycle Management
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  • Florida State University
  • The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
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