Patrick Donovan

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.
Data Center Appendix

Don’t Let Your Data Center Appendix Burst

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facility

“Mr. Facility and IT Manager, tear DOWN this wall!”

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technology

The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear VR Glasses

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DRUPs

Battle of the UPSs

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generators

No More Black Smoke?

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EOPs

When Stuff Hits the Fan: Preparing for Emergencies in Data Centers

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Are Lithium-ion Batteries Safe?

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Are Lithium-ion Batteries “GREENER” than Lead Acid?

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Guidance on What to Do with an Older UPS

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reference design

Customer Feedback on Our Data Center Reference Designs

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