Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Tue, 17 Nov 2020 19:08:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Reflecting on my Career with Schneider Electric as I Begin a New Chapter https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/01/02/reflecting-on-my-career-with-schneider-electric-as-i-begin-a-new-chapter/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/01/02/reflecting-on-my-career-with-schneider-electric-as-i-begin-a-new-chapter/#comments Thu, 02 Jan 2020 15:25:10 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=63079 My journey with APC and Schneider Electric began three decades ago.  I can still remember it clearly. I was working at GE and got a call from my college friend... Read more »

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Is the Data Center Industry Ready to Respond to the Climate Change Emergency? https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/11/04/is-the-data-center-industry-ready-to-respond-to-the-climate-change-emergency/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 17:18:06 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=61864 On November 5, I will join senior executive leaders from Uptime Institute, Microsoft, Lancaster University, and Green Peace for a Data Center Dynamics (DCD) London panel to discuss the data... Read more »

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Empowering the Digital Transformation and Tackling the Challenges of the Edge https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/10/22/empowering-the-digital-transformation-and-tackling-the-challenges-of-the-edge/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/10/22/empowering-the-digital-transformation-and-tackling-the-challenges-of-the-edge/#comments Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:12:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=61233 In my recent strategy talk at Schneider Electric’s Global Innovation Summit in Barcelona, I touched on how our increasingly digital world is driving the need for a massive transformation in... Read more »

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Why Data Center Management Responsibilities Must Include Edge Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/12/21/data-center-management-edge-data-centers/ Fri, 21 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=53560 Now that edge computing has emerged as a major trend, the question for enterprises becomes how to migrate the data center management expertise acquired over many years to these new,... Read more »

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Why Support for Edge Data Centers Will Need to be “Lights Out” https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/08/30/edge-data-centers-lights/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=51150 According to research firm MarketsandMarkets™, from 2017 through to 2022, edge computing will experience a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 35.4% (from $1.47 Billion USD to $6.72 Billion). Increased... Read more »

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Why Brick-and-Mortar Retail is Quickly Establishing Leadership in Edge Computing https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/07/10/why-brick-and-mortar-retail-quickly-establishing-leadership-edge-computing/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=49911 Few industries feel the disruption of new digitization-driven business models more than traditional brick-and-mortar retailers. Although 90 percent of worldwide retail sales still occur in physical stores, a recent Deloitte... Read more »

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Three Key Enablers of IOT and Edge Computing Resilience https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/06/29/key-enablers-iot-edge-computing-resilience/ Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:48:30 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=49372 More data was generated in 2017 alone than over the previous 5,000 years of human history combined. This explosion of data owes much to the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon... Read more »

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Colo Data Center Market Trends – Edge, Growth, and IoT Technology – from Schneider Electric’s Innovation Summit Paris https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/2018/04/27/market-observations-innovation-summit-edge-colo-automation/ Fri, 27 Apr 2018 18:49:27 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=47801 Spending time with customers at this month’s Schneider Electric Innovation Summit in Paris made three things clear: Edge data centers are a big priority for enterprise and colocation providers, the... Read more »

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Why Formula One Cars are like Internet Giant Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/2014/08/25/formula-one-cars-like-internet-giant-data-centers/ Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:10:19 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=15877 As the Sr. Vice President for Schneider Electric’s Data Center Solutions, part of my role is to deal with companies known as “Internet giants” – Amazon and Facebook, for example.... Read more »

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When You Think About Modular Prefabricated Data Centers, Think Beyond ISO Containers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/data-center-planning/2014/08/07/think-modular-prefabricated-data-centers-think-beyond-iso-containers/ Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:52:43 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=15767 We’ve been designing and selling modular data centers at Schneider Electric for years. But lately, when I talk to customers about modular data centers, too often they naturally migrate to... Read more »

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Compass Datacenters Demonstrates the Power of Integrated BMS and DCIM https://blog.se.com/datacenter/dcim/2013/11/12/compass-datacenters-demonstrates-power-integrated-bms-dcim/ Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:42:04 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=10189 We’ve witnessed a rapid rate of growth in the data center industry over the last 5 or 6 years, whether you measure by number and size of facilities, revenue or... Read more »

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