Tag Archives: DCIM

How DCIM Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs

Your data center has become a critical component of your business. So much so that many business initiatives are actually planned around the capabilities of IT. The emergence of cloud, IT consumerization, and a lot more data have forced the data center to evolve and support new demands. Through it all, data center management and control sit at the top of an administrator’s task list.

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The Practical Science of Data Center Capacity Planning

Your data center is growing, you have more users connecting, and your business continues to evolve. As the modern organization places more demands around the data center model, administrators must be aware of their resources and their utilization. A big part of that is planning out capacity for both today, and the future.

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Schneider Electric Integrates StruxureWare™ DCIM Solution with Hp Itsm for Converged Management of IT and Facilities

Schneider Electric Integrates StruxureWare™ DCIM Solution with HP ITSM for Converged Management of IT and Facilities

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WEST KINGSTON, R.I./LAS VEGAS – June 11, 2014 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced at HP Discover that the integration of its Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solution, StruxureWare for Data Centers, with HP’s Universal Configuration Management Database (UCMDB), is complete.

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Do You Know Your Data Center Cooling Profile?

The modern data center can be as complex as it is unique. New levels of convergence and high-density computing have created new types of cooling and management profiles for the next-generation data center platform.

Here’s the reality – your data center model will only continue to change and evolve. Through it all, managing data center environmental variables becomes critical for the health and longevity of your data center infrastructure.

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Want to Grow Your Business? Think DCIM Integration

Lara Greden is a senior principal, strategy, at CA Technologies. You can follow her on Twitter at @laragreden.

In April, we examined the requirements for integrating data from a multitude of sources for power, cooling and other facilities related assets in the data center, so now let’s hone in on the importance of your DCIM software integrating with other critical systems in your environment.

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Schneider Electric StruxureWare™ Data Center Operation v7.4 Offers Increased Colocation Management Capabilities

WEST KINGSTON, R.I. – MAY 6, 2014 — Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today introduced StruxureWare Data Center Operation v7.4, which provides new capabilities and access to actionable intelligence for an ideal balance of high availability and peak efficiency throughout the data center life cycle.

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How to Save Money and Safely Avoid Overcooling Your Data Center

Today’s data centers are experiencing more demands from the IT organization. Throughout the entire process, as administrators are continuously tasked with running a high-density, multi-tenant, data center platform as efficiently as possible. This means controlling power, workloads, and of course – cooling.

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Think Capacity, Availability and Efficiency. Think DCIM.

When it comes to data center infrastructure management (DCIM), I do see a common set of challenges that decision-makers expect DCIM to solve. Whether it’s reducing energy costs, improving the management of the asset portfolio, or conducing “what if” scenarios on potential downtime issues, it invariably comes down to three core infrastructure challenges: Capacity, Availability and Efficiency.

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Panduit Acquires SynapSense – A Leader in Wireless Monitoring and Cooling Optimization

DCIM and cooling solutions help Data Centers save up to 50% of cooling energy costs while providing comprehensive capacity management, that being said, Panduit has recently acquired SynapSense Corporation located in Folsom, CA specializing in thermal risk management and cooling energy savings for large enterprise, colocation, and cloud computing service providers. 

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