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Featured posts from the Schneider Electric Data Center Blog

  • Update on Facial Recognition Technology with 5G – As Boston Votes to Ban Government Use of Facial Recognition

    Update on Facial Recognition Technology with 5G – As Boston Votes to Ban Government Use of Facial Recognition

    It’s been a year since I wrote the blog Facial Recognition Gains Attention and Requires New Tech with 5G, and I stated that “one of the main arguments against facial... Read more » The post...

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  • Working from the Edge: How New Compute Power Will Bring us Through the Crisis and Beyond

    Working from the Edge: How New Compute Power Will Bring us Through the Crisis and Beyond

    The demand on data centers has never been higher, and it’s only going to grow. How do we build and run today — for tomorrow? The Data Center Tech Bytes podcast features... Read more » The post...

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  • Leading and Learning During Unprecedented Times

    Leading and Learning During Unprecedented Times

    I began this year in a new role, excited to lead our Secure Power Division. Like many other leaders, I had carefully defined plans in place and ambitions to achieve.... Read more » The post...

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  • The Secret to Datacenter Sustainability

    The Secret to Datacenter Sustainability

    Sustainability is challenging businesses to rethink their operations with a long-term view of how their products will impact the earth and its resources. In the IT and data center industry,... ...

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  • Not the Same Old Building Automation System: Solving the Sustainability Challenge Requires us to Rethink the Role of a Building Management S

    Not the Same Old Building Automation System: Solving the Sustainability Challenge Requires us to Rethink the Role of a Building Management S

    They may be tall and imposing, or short with good bones. Some are old and beautiful, proving impossible to forget, while others end up being quite forgettable. However, when it... Read more » The...

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  • Why Colocation Providers Are Adopting Prefab Modular Data Centers to Boost Resilience and Lower Risks

    Why Colocation Providers Are Adopting Prefab Modular Data Centers to Boost Resilience and Lower Risks

    As colocation and hyperscale data center operators strive to grow their business in the highly competitive data center services marketplace, both systems resilience and time-to-market have emerged...

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  • The Grid is Flipping: Are You Ready?

    The Grid is Flipping: Are You Ready?

    For many of us with kids at home, we have recently been getting a crash course in a new educational paradigm. Our children are getting their class lectures at home... Read more » The post The...

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  • The 2021 Network: How to Ensure Access, Deliver Speed and Handle Volume

    The 2021 Network: How to Ensure Access, Deliver Speed and Handle Volume

    The demand on data centers has never been higher, and it’s only going to grow. How do we build and run today — for tomorrow? The Data Center Tech Bytes... Read more » The post The 2021 Network:...

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  • Just Launched! Our New Videocast Executive Insights features Schneider Electric’s CIO who Addresses Lessons Learned from a Global Pandemic

    Just Launched! Our New Videocast Executive Insights features Schneider Electric’s CIO who Addresses Lessons Learned from a Global Pandemic

    In the midst of a global pandemic with a seismic shift of people suddenly working from home, my team and I saw a learning opportunity for our industry. It is... Read more » The post Just...

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  • Why Every Data Center in the Future Will Be “Lights Out”

    Why Every Data Center in the Future Will Be “Lights Out”

    On a sunny day in March, Susan, a data center manager for a medium-sized company, received an alert. There was a “door open” alarm of rack #43 in the corporate... Read more » The post Why Every...

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  • Enabling the Intelligent Edge at HPE Discover:  My 15 Minutes of Fame Goes Virtual This Year

    Enabling the Intelligent Edge at HPE Discover: My 15 Minutes of Fame Goes Virtual This Year

    I have really enjoyed speaking at the last six HPE Discovers in the United States and Europe. These events drew tens of thousands of people including customers and partners with... Read more...

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  • From the Basics to Breakthrough: How to Achieve Predictive Analytics

    From the Basics to Breakthrough: How to Achieve Predictive Analytics

    The demand on data centers has never been higher, and it’s only going to grow. How do we build and run today — for tomorrow? The Data Center Tech Bytes podcast... Read more » The post From the...

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  • Building Sustainable Edge Data Centers

    Building Sustainable Edge Data Centers

    We’ve experienced significant change in our world over the last few months as a result of COVID-19. As we work to navigate this situation and define our new normal, I’m... Read more » The post...

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  • Coming to a Data Center Near You – Distributed, Hybrid, Tethered Edge Cloud

    Coming to a Data Center Near You – Distributed, Hybrid, Tethered Edge Cloud

    In 2006 at an industry event, then Google CEO Eric Schmidt introduced the term “cloud computing”, which by the simplest definition means storing and accessing data and programs over the... Read...

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  • Top Considerations to Ensure Optimized Data Center Solutions in the New World

    In response to work from home initiatives, tech service providers have scaled quickly and seamlessly. For large cloud and service providers, like Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft, capacity...

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  • A One-Two Punch: When Software and Services Meet, You May be Part of a Winning Team Overcoming Edge Challenges

    A One-Two Punch: When Software and Services Meet, You May be Part of a Winning Team Overcoming Edge Challenges

    We recently announced availability of a new API for EcoStruxure™ IT and our new Monitoring & Dispatch Services. Somebody asked me how this would help the industry with the challenges... Read more...

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  • Why Cloud and Colocation Service Providers Place High Value on Cross-Enterprise Data Visibility

    Why Cloud and Colocation Service Providers Place High Value on Cross-Enterprise Data Visibility

    Over the last several years, cloud and colocation service providers have been citing massive increases in requests for services. Hyperscale providers, in particular, have been building data...

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  • How Liquid Cooling Technology Can Solve Key Data Center Challenges

    How Liquid Cooling Technology Can Solve Key Data Center Challenges

    Engineers are often called upon to think differently and solve problems. One of my favorite examples of this creative process is when the ground crew at NASA designed a CO2... Read more » The...

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  • Ushering in a New Era of Connectivity at the Edge with Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

    Ushering in a New Era of Connectivity at the Edge with Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

    As IoT devices proliferate, they will rapidly put considerable stress on today’s leading communication technologies – Wi-Fi 5 and 4G. We are familiar with these technologies because they are...

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  • How to Protect MV Transformers from Damaging Switching Transients

    How to Protect MV Transformers from Damaging Switching Transients

    Medium voltage (MV) switchgear and transformers play a critical role in the complex electrical distribution networks of large service provider or colocation data centers. They are the connection...

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