Raritan today announced it has acquired the dcTrackdata center infrastructure management software from Nassoura Technology Associates. The deal underscores the growing importance of software in helping data center operators manage increasingly complex environments.
Raritan will integrate dcTrack and its related technologies into its power management portfolio, which provides data center managers with insight into energy efficiency and capacity management issues. Khaled Nassoura, founder and CEO of Nassoura Technology, will head Raritan's new Green Data Center Initiative.
"Our acquisition of dcTrack will further strengthen Raritan's data center power management capabilities to address customers' energy and operations issues," said Rasul Damji, Vice President of Product Operations at Raritan. "The addition of dcTrack's comprehensive visualization software will complement Raritan's capabilities of gathering, measuring, monitoring and analyzing power usage and environmental indictors, as well as our remote server access and control technologies.
"Our shared vision to make data centers more efficient and reliable, by using real-time, detailed information of IT infrastructure elements, will help us advance our portfolio and help organizations make better decisions for their data centers and take steps towards green computing," said Ramji.
"We are pleased to join Raritan, and to have our data center offerings be part of Raritan's power management business," said Nassoura. "Data center power has emerged as a critical issue, driven by increasing energy costs and power-hungry servers. Our approach aligns with Raritan's strategy of using granular, device-level power information, so that data center managers can plan for growth and change and optimize their current operations and infrastructure by using the most accurate information available."
Raritan's power management and IT infrastructure management solutions are used in more than 50,000 locations around the world. Based in Somerset, N.J., Raritan has 38 offices worldwide, serving 76 countries.