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Trendspotting: The Track Ahead for the Data Center Industry in 2021
January 19, 2021
2020 saw global digital dependency accelerate, just like a bullet train. Therefore, we’ve never been more reliant on the smooth-running operation between data centers and the cloud, elevating these facilities to utility-like status. Even in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world, we have identified trends we expect to influence our businesses in the coming year. To help us with the big reveal, we bring a panel of experts with a combined 60+ years of experience in the IT, data center, and manufacturing world to share how these trends resonate in their regions and impact their customers.
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Andrew Donoghue

Andrew Donoghue
Global Director, Analyst Relations

Andrew Donoghue is the Global Director, Analyst Relations for Vertiv. He specialises in data centers and critical infrastructure. He is the author of several influential reports covering topics including renewable energy and the data center; IT power management; and data center cooling. He has worked for analyst companies such as 451 Research and has also held senior editorial roles at business publishing companies including CBS Interactive and Incisive Media. He has also been involved in a number of European Commission-funded IT research projects into data center energy efficiency and sustainability.


Rafael Garrido
Country Manager, Vertiv Brazil

Rafael Garrido is the country manager for Vertiv Brazil. He is responsible for the company’s operations in the entire country. Garrido has been with Vertiv since 2011 and throughout these eight years, he has significantly contributed to the company’s sustainable growth. Prior to Vertiv, he has worked for ten years for Chloride® Brazil, a company that has been acquired by Vertiv.

Garrido holds a degree in Electrical Engineering by Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho and he has graduated in the class of 2001.



Angie McMillin
Vice President of Strategic Business Initiatives

Throughout her more than 25-year career, Angie McMillin has brought strategy and vision to the technology sector. As Vice President of Strategic Business Initiatives at Vertiv, Angie is responsible for leading a technical product and solutions portfolio through strategic analysis to determine best future options, as well as managing other strategic projects of transformation within the business. With a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and a master’s in engineering and technology management, Angie holds one individual and several shared patents. She is an active promoter and advocate for the next generation of STEM leaders, especially women, and has exemplified her commitment as a founding member of the WAVE (Women at Vertiv Excel) employee resource group.


Robert Linsdell
Managing Director Australia & New Zealand, Vertiv

Robert is the Managing Director of Vertiv in Australia and New Zealand. In addition to his general management responsibilities, he takes an active role in building the sales and operational capabilities required to drive Vertiv’s customer experience. Based in Sydney, Robert has worked for Vertiv for 8 years. Prior to this, Robert has held general management positions working in USA, Europe and Asia. Robert has over three decades of experience across technology-driven industries including telecom, semi-conductors, electronic materials and speciality coatings. In addition, Robert has previously held board positions with CEPE, Intellect UK and EIPC.


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