Robert Bunger, Author at Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Sun, 29 Nov 2020 01:31:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Comparing Dielectric Fluid Choices to Find the Best Solution for Your Data Center Liquid Cooling Needs https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/11/24/comparing-dielectric-fluid-choices-best-solution-data-center-liquid-cooling/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/11/24/comparing-dielectric-fluid-choices-best-solution-data-center-liquid-cooling/#respond Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:00:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=84060 Hypothetically speaking, would you rather risk a fire in your data center or accidentally release gases into the environment that would contribute to global warming? This might sound like a... Read more »

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How Liquid Cooling Technology Can Solve Key Data Center Challenges https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/05/07/how-liquid-cooling-technology-can-solve-key-data-center-challenges/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2020/05/07/how-liquid-cooling-technology-can-solve-key-data-center-challenges/#comments Thu, 07 May 2020 20:00:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=66178 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 »

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Europe’s Leading OCP Adoption and Other Topics at the 2018 Open Compute Amsterdam Summit https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/11/21/europes-leading-ocp-adoption-open-compute-amsterdam-summit/ Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:24:07 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=52960 After attending the 2018 Open Compute Summit in Amsterdam, I was impressed by its clear success and asked myself, “What do the Europeans know that we don’t here in the... Read more »

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How to Prepare Your Colocation for Open Compute Solutions https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/05/02/how-to-prepare-your-colocation-with-open-compute-solutions/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2018/05/02/how-to-prepare-your-colocation-with-open-compute-solutions/#comments Wed, 02 May 2018 17:42:17 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=47942 With a 17% attendance increase at the 2018 Open Compute Summit last month, the increasing market interest in all things open compute came through loud and clear. Previously, the unique... Read more »

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Schneider Electric Helps to “Spread the Wealth” of Data Center Energy Efficiency Gains as New Open Compute Project (OCP) Platinum Member https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2017/11/06/schneider-electric-data-center-efficiency-ocp-platinum/ Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:00:57 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=42917 Over the past two decades, I have seen the data center industry evolve from a near-zero interest in energy and resource efficiency to a hyper focus by some operators. Today’s... Read more »

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How is the Open Compute Project Affecting Today’s Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/2017/03/07/open-compute-project-data-centers/ Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:00:46 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=35623 Recently we ran an Open Compute Project (OCP) Engineering Workshop during a DatacenterDynamics event in London, which I attended in my role as Joint Chair of the OCP data center... Read more »

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The Case for Design PUE Curve https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2016/08/29/design-pue-curve/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2016/08/29/design-pue-curve/#comments Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:00:01 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=31861 As I get older, I have found I more easily get frustrated.   This is not good news since I want to avoid turning into a grumpy(er) old(er) man. A recent... Read more »

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Experts Talk Edge: What to Know Before Making the Move https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2016/07/15/experts-talk-edge/ Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:30:11 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=30548 Sharing best practices; discussing successes and failures and figuring out what’s next are reasons why most professionals attend key industry events like the 2016 Datacenter Dynamics Converged enterprise conference. There,... Read more »

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How Weill Cornell Medicine Supports Mission Critical Data Centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2016/06/21/weill-cornell-medicine-data-centers/ Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:18:52 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=29940 When you are among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the United States, your mission is critical and so are your data centers.  You need to rely on... Read more »

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Hot Tubs, Desktops and Prefab Beer https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/2015/08/28/hot-tubs-desktops-and-prefab-beer/ Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:25:47 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24328 As with many things in our life, there are several ways you can tackle a project.  Small data centers are no different.   As part of Schneider Electric’s Data Center... Read more »

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An Argument for kW Capacity to Measure Data Center Size https://blog.se.com/datacenter/data-center-architecture/2012/09/21/an-argument-for-kw-capacity-to-measure-data-center-size/ Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:06:32 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=3044 At a recent conference, I overheard a conversation between two data center operators that went something like this: U.S. guy: “My big data center has 10,000 square feet of floor... Read more »

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The Side Benefits of DCIM; How Energy Management Averted a Data Center Cooling Crisis https://blog.se.com/datacenter/dcim/2012/06/04/the-side-benefits-of-dcim-how-energy-management-averted-a-data-center-cooling-crisis/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/dcim/2012/06/04/the-side-benefits-of-dcim-how-energy-management-averted-a-data-center-cooling-crisis/#comments Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:01:29 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/datacenter/?p=2051 I thought that you might be interested in a real life data center situation that recently arose here in China. We’d been approached by a customer who wanted to lower... Read more »

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