Robert Bunger

Robert Bunger

Robert Bunger is the Director of Data Center Standards at Schneider Electric within the Global Industry and Government Alliances team, and is based in the US. In his 18 years at Schneider Electric, Robert has held management positions in customer service, technical sales, offer management, and business development. He has also lived and worked in Denmark and China, where he supported data center solutions business growth in those regions. Prior to joining Schneider Electric (American Power Conversion before being acquired by Schneider Electric), Robert was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy and served eight years in the submarine force. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the US Naval Academy and a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »