Patrick Donavan

Patrick Donovan

Patrick Donovan is a Senior Research Analyst for the Data Center Science Center at Schneider Electric. He has over 20 years of experience developing and supporting critical power and cooling systems for Schneider Electric’s IT Business unit including several award-winning power protection, efficiency and availability solutions. An author of numerous white papers, industry articles, and technology assessments, Patrick's research on data center physical infrastructure technologies and markets offers guidance and advice on best practices for planning, designing, and operation of data center facilities.
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EOPs

When Stuff Hits the Fan: Preparing for Emergencies in Data Centers

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What’s Lithium Got to Do with It?

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Are Lithium-ion Batteries Safe?

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Are Lithium-ion Batteries “GREENER” than Lead Acid?

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Let’s Do More Than Just Thank a Veteran

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Guidance on What to Do with an Older UPS

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Customers Say Data Center Reference Designs Speed and Simplify Projects

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Is Converged IT Infrastructure Moving Us Further Down the Prefab Path?

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A few takeaways from performing data center power & cooling assessments

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Mature Audiences Only: Data Center Facility Operations & Maintenance

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Neil Rasmussen Talks Cloud-compatible Data Centers

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Dr. Frankenstein and Data Centers

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