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.

Three BIG Tips on Using DCIM to Manage Edge Computing Sites

  The lack of staff or “lights out” nature of many local IT and mobile edge computing (MEC) sites makes operations & maintenance of the supporting IT infrastructure a challenge. This struggle worsens as the number…
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Successful Edge Computing Deployments in the New World of “Compute Everywhere”

It was not long ago when there was a pervasive feeling that everything was moving to the Cloud, an unstoppable, inevitable flow of on-premise IT capacity towards huge, highly centralised service provider data centres. But…
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