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Robert Schmidt
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Lived in Sarasota, FL
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The configuration of the hot and cold aisle containment systems is central to modular data center energy efficiency.
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Technology promises substantial cost reductions through efficiency and ability to generate chilled water Read More
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Power distribution, cooling, modeling, cabling, and smart racks unveiled at annual industry event in Las Vegas Read More
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Watch the recording click here Many data center operators assume that future IT related changes demanded by the business can be accommodated within their infrastructures. But in reality, this assum...
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It's not about rising densities, it.s about rising variability. ViaWest official says the company designs to allow flexibility while making sure quality is maintained as it builds incrementally. Read More
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We invite you to watch why 6SigmaDCX (http://www.6sigmadcx.com/) has been referenced as the 'iOS of data center CFD software packages' with its new interface and revolutionary new features.Watch the software demo: http://www.6sigmadcx.com/media/webinars/6SigmaDCX_Webcast.phpWe want to hear from you! Let me know if there are specific situations we could show in upcoming video demos or message me privately to discuss in more detail. Thank you for y...
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There will be more traffic flowing through your data center than ever before. Wearable technologies, the Internet of Everything, and the now very mobile user are all demanding more resources from data center platforms. Take a look back just a few years ago when cooling solutions were a bit more static, less integrate and simply ...read more
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What is DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management)? The task of a data center operator is to continuously deliver service availability, compute capacity and energy efficiency. As data centers hav...
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We invite you to watch why 6SigmaDCX ( has been branded the 'iOS of data center CFD software packages' with its new interface and revolutionary new features. Watch the software demo:
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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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Energy Efficient Data Center: Key factors in modular efficiency
blog.datapod.com.au

The configuration of the hot and cold aisle containment systems is central to modular data center energy efficiency.

Data Center Power: Why Combined Heat and Power Makes Sense
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Technology promises substantial cost reductions through efficiency and ability to generate chilled water Read More

EMC and Partner Take Backup to Underground Data Center
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Joint solution will include off-site backup in a former Pennsylvania limestone mine Read More

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Conference's opening keynote shows Rudy's attitude and approach can transcend the sports world Read More

SmartCube Gains Modular Data Center Patent | Data Center Knowledge
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Cooling design and IT accessibility address containers’ staff discomfort issues Read More

Report: Another Apple Data Center Expansion Underway in Oregon
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Company plans to add final two pods on its existing Oregon data center campus, about one week after reports of a potential brand new data ce

CenturyLink says Bloom Energy fuel cells keep it green
www.datacenterdynamics.com

Earth Day release highlights fuel cells from secretive Bloom Energy

How AWS Machine Learning Can Help in Data Center Management
www.datacenterknowledge.com

General-purpose machine-learning service can be used to predict hardware failures, temperature fluctuations, and more Read More

Microsoft Containers, a Bid for Azure Developer Supremacy
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Cloud providers are going after developers, and developers are embracing containers. Read More

A better way to store solar power for data centers | Network World
www.networkworld.com

Pumped-storage hydroelectricity systems could become the 'world's biggest batteries,' and have implications for power-hungry data centers.

Yahoo considers own data center in Dublin
www.datacenterdynamics.com

Ireland is expected to triple its data center capacity in just three years

Vetenskapens hus
www.ltu.se

One after the other invented Ericsson engineers new features or developed other people's inventions to perfection. Tor Björn Minde, Research

Big Data, Small Generator | Articles | Business Energy
www.businessenergy.net

By Mark Scott Lavin Whether it’s a building filled with racks of managed cloud servers, a small colocation facility for local enterprises, o

Microsoft's Idea for Distributed Power In Datacenters
www.forbes.com

Microsoft is out to transform the power grids for datacenters. At the Open Compute Project U.S. Summit, Microsoft discussed an interesting a

Startup Challenges Concept of 'Aisle' for Edge Data Centers
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Vapor IO comes out of stealth with a cylindrical data center chamber Read More

Apple Joins Facebook’s Hardware Design Community | Data Center Knowledge
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Becomes official Open Compute Project member after being involved ‘quietly’ for years Read More

Apple plans two European data centers running on renewable energy | Info...
www.infoworld.com

With data storage in the European Union, the company will not need to export data to the U.S. or other data protection regimes

Chinese Internet Giants Eyeing Silicon Valley Data Centers | Data Center...
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Alibaba is only one of China’s big internet companies looking at the Valley as entry point to U.S. Read More

Equinix Data Center Footprint to Grow in Five Global Markets
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Expansion projects in New York, Singapore, London, Toronto, and Melbourne to bring company's total to 10M sq ft of data center space globall

Five Ways Next-Gen Data Centers Will Be Different from Today's | Data Ce...
www.datacenterknowledge.com

Cloud computing will become the bulk of new IT spending by 2016. How ready is your data center to support these kinds of initiatives?