What Are the Benefits of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)?

Ask yourself these questions: Can you easily tell which cabinets in your data center have available capacity? Do you have readily accessible information about power usage by server, rack, or circuit? Can you determine the best location for new equipment without physically walking into the data center to look, or using potentially outdated spreadsheets? Do you know exactly which critical assets will be affected by a proposed change? When you initiate a new energy efficiency measure, is it easy to track the results? Are you alerted when UPS batteries are close to failing, or when hot spots or other downtime [...]

What Are the Benefits of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)?2021-12-15T19:28:31+00:00

3 Keys to Better Data Center Management

These days, it’s hard to tell which aspect of data centers is greater: their criticality or their complexity. Data centers have become the essential drivers of many businesses, and their rise in importance has been paralleled by the evolution of technology necessary to maintain them. Managing them requires using the best tools and practices, because downtime carries high costs. Here are three keys to effective data center management. Get the Big Picture Data center performance is multidimensional. It involves many IT and facility factors that are interconnected, including power, cooling, energy efficiency, server capacity, asset tracking, and maintenance needs. Information [...]

3 Keys to Better Data Center Management2021-12-15T19:37:32+00:00

DCIM Software: The Key to Optimizing Your Data Center Life Cycle

Data centers have become the cores of many businesses. As dependence on data centers increases, and technology continues to evolve, companies are discovering the advantages of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software to help them navigate operational complexities. Whether you are constructing a new data center or upgrading your existing facilities to meet your business goals, you need the centralized information management that DCIM software provides. A solution such as Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers, a suite of DCIM software tools, is the key to optimizing the performance of your data center throughout its life cycle. The five phases [...]

DCIM Software: The Key to Optimizing Your Data Center Life Cycle2021-12-15T19:45:45+00:00

3 Ways DCIM Helps Companies Solve Data Center Challenges

In recent years, data centers have experienced booming growth, both in physical size and in importance to businesses. Not only is there the business data itself to consider (such as sales records or customer databases), but there are also increasing amounts of facility operational data to manage (such as power consumption, temperature, and humidity controls, rack space, and more). As data center challenges become more complex, companies are turning to data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software for essential and effective monitoring of their enterprises. Three main areas where DCIM is most helpful are visibility, availability, and capacity planning. Increased Visibility: [...]

3 Ways DCIM Helps Companies Solve Data Center Challenges2021-12-15T19:47:55+00:00
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