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Can #DCIM make the difference for a green #datacenter? via @wendyschuchart @VerneGlobal

By Wendy Schuchart I had an opportunity to chat with some analysts over the last few weeks and asked them “If CIOs could push one thing to improve their data center’s sustainability, what would you suggest.” Overwhelmingly, the analysts responded with a…
By Wendy Schuchart I had an opportunity to chat with some analysts over the last few weeks and asked them “If CIOs could push one thing to improve their data center’s sustainability, what would you...
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Enhancing Performance Via Passive #DataCenter Cooling via @DatacenterJRuiz @DataCenterFairy

by Jose Ruiz Enhancing Performance Via Passive Data Center Cooling Note: This is the first installment of a regular series providing you with economical options for improving your data center cooling performance. Passive data center cooling performance is…
by Jose Ruiz Enhancing Performance Via Passive Data Center Cooling Note: This is the first installment of a regular series providing you with economical options for improving your data center cooli...
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Digital Fortress, a Seattle-area data center provider, says demand for server space is up about 200 percent from this time last year thanks to more cloud companies in the region.
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Primarily known for its data center Tier Certification program, the Uptime Institute new Stamp of Approval measures and approves overall IT Efficiency from both an organizational and facility standpoint Read More
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Originally posted on Data Center Infrastructure & Critical Facility News:by Dave King The human race has acquired an insatiable demand for IT services (or rather the 35% that have access to the internet has), services that have to be available 24 hours a…
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We are pleased to announce that we'll be participating in the Data Center & Computing Conference in New York City on June 15-16 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square hosted by Mission Critical Magazine. As a sponsor, we would like to extend you a special registration discount code - see below.The Future Facilities team will be at Booth #10 displaying our Engineering Simulation software for the data center lifecycle from Design through Operation...
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As we all know, the modern data center has been rapidly changing, bringing with it major trends around everything from advanced infrastructure management to new methods of cooling. Another area experiencing major change, however commonly less talked about, is computer room layout and management. Trends in computer room layout and management are creating new ‘best ...read more
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DCIM Data Center Infrastructure Management and Cloud Optimization Solutions
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  • 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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