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Robert Schmidt
Works at Future Facilities
Attended Florida State University
Lived in Sarasota, FL
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Clean Start is an important part of our wider focus on sustainability. With the program, it really is feasible for clients to transition to clean energy.
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Check out this series which points out what DCIM is missing http://www.6sigmadcx.com/media/videos/Improving-dcim-and-monitoring-with-simulation.php
There are quantifiable and “priceless” benefits to DCIM, but the degree varies Read More
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NEW YORK, June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Global Access Services, the exchange group's market solutions provider for the financial services community, and Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Nasdaq is moving its Disaster Recovery (DR) site for the US equities and options markets in a phased approach from Ashburn, Virginia to Chicago, Illinois beginning in August 2015. The ne...
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News from FNT Software, Future Facilities, and FieldView this week Read More
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CRN is the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, providing up-to-date technology news, IT vendor and product reviews, channel partner resources and much more.
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Hopes more agility will improve slumping data center and telco gear sales Read More
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Prediction is Better than Cure – simulation for data center operation As technology advances, we are not only able to deploy more powerful, energy efficient devices into the whitespace, but also to...
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What happens if I use different typesof containment in my #datacenter
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Research says IT equipment can run warmer, but data centers aren’t raising temperature to save money
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DCIM Data Center Infrastructure Management and Cloud Optimization Solutions
Skills
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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Sarasota, FL - Santa Monica, CA - Long Beach, CA - Las Vegas, NV - Venice Beach, CA - Belmont Shore, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Tallahassee, FL - New York, NY - Stamford, CT - Sarasota, FL - Fairfield, CT - Venice Beach, FL - Marina Del Rey, CA - Hermosa Beach, CA -
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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 Engineering Simulation 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 Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), DCIM and 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
Education
  • Florida State University
  • The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
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Showtime is launching an internet TV service that will offer access to its back catalog, its current selection of movies, and live streams o

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