Jay Owen

Jay Owen

Jay Owen is currently Vice President, Government Segment for Schneider Electric’s IT Business (formerly APC). Since joining APC in 1994, Owen has held positions in sales, sales management, product engineering and product management. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Management of Technology from Vanderbilt University.

Regulatory compliance drives – and complicates – government rack access strategies

Regulatory compliance remains the most common top priority for federal IT decision makers when it comes to securing equipment racks in data centers. Almost always part of an overall physical… Read more »

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Energy Savings Performance Contracts are Starting to Snowball

With funding frequently an issue in federal government data center consolidations, it’s no surprise that creative means of paying for these projects are getting more attention. Perhaps the most interesting… Read more »

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Taking Stock of Data Center Capacities Before Starting a Consolidation Project

By the time many federal IT executives engage us for assistance with their data center consolidation projects, they have already determined which facilities will be used as “receiving” facilities for… Read more »

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Easing Federal Data Center Consolidation Using High-Density Pods

Data center consolidation and energy conservation have been part of the marching orders given federal IT executives for some time now, though these goals can present an easier-said-than-done challenge in… Read more »

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Consolidating Federal Data Centers Through Energy Savings Performance Contracts

The mind is willing but your capital funding is weak – or non-existent. This can be a familiar predicament for federal government IT executives who are tasked with consolidating data… Read more »

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