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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Reference Designs Simplify and Speed Up Data Center Infrastructure Projects

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Essential Elements of Data Center Facility Operations

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AC/DC: Highway to Data Center Efficiency Hell?

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The Best Laid Data Center Plans of Mice and Men

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“Watts per Square Meter”: the Wrong Way to Specify Density

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Don’t Leave Your Data Center Stranded Out in the Cold

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4 Processes that Require Care and Feeding for an Effective DCIM System

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Why Virtualization Worsens Your PUE

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Standardized, Modular, Scalable…Blah Blah Blaaah…

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DCIM software

Benefits and Essential Elements of a Data Center Reference Design

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Stay Connected to Content with the Schneider Electric White Paper App

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How Virtualization Can Lead to Hot Spots – and What To Do About It

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