Rob Aldrich is a Technical Leader for Cisco’s Connected Energy Services and Principal Architect of Cisco's Efficiency Assurance Program. Rob joined Cisco after spending ten years in facilities design, deployment and management. Rob has designed IP-enabled power and cooling architectures for more than thirty enterprise class data centers across North America, Western Europe and the Asia Pacific region. He is currently focused on working with customers, partners and Cisco engineering to develop new solutions to global energy challenges. His degree is in Environmental Sciences.
Published works include "IP-Enabled Energy Management: A Proven Strategy for Administering Energy as a Service" (2010), Kyoto Planet’s Sustainable Enterprise Report (2007), Energy Efficient Data Center Solutions and Best Practices (2008), Facilities Considerations for the Data Center, Efficiency Assurance Program Program and Solutions Overview Brief (2009). Sites developed and more content can be found at http://www.cisco.com/go/efficiency