CoreSite Now Using FieldView DCIM

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The server hall of a data center operated by CoreSite, which has chosen software from FieldView Solutions to support an enhanced management plan for its facilities. (Photo: CoreSite  Realty)

Data Center Infrastructure Management player FieldView Solutions has a big win with CoreSite Realty, a company known for its cloud-enabled data centers and the CoreSite Mesh. FieldView will help CoreSite drive data center efficiency with consolidated monitoring of power, cooling, and space inventory.

FieldView’s software will also play a role in a larger technology transformation project underway at CoreSite, which is an attempt to link all of CoreSite’s business applications, including FieldView, into one integrated view.

“FieldView understands the importance of automated monitoring for the most effective DCIM practices,” said Sev Onyshkevych, Chief Marketing Officer, FieldView Solutions.  “As a component of CoreSite’s system, our enterprise monitoring solution will drive efficiency across the data center and enable visibility and transparency around power, cooling, and infrastructure.”

Tight Integration for a “Single Pane” View

FieldView developed a custom interface to integrate its software with CoreSite’s existing system. The FieldView component will allow CoreSite to sync data among multiple systems with greater data consistency. The FieldView solution will enable a single-pane, real-time view of constrained resources, including power, cooling, and space allocation, throughout the data center. It will also significantly strengthen CoreSite’s DCIM monitoring system, which will complement the control capabilities of the company’s building management systems (BMSs).

“Data center providers like CoreSite need better tools and automation to support their customers,” said Bill Wosilius, Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations, CoreSite. “Data center infrastructure management is our livelihood, and a world-class customer experience is essential to our growth. Being able to support our customers more efficiently and effectively is a differentiator that enables us to create added value. That’s why our approach to our technology transformation project was to select best-in-class technologies like FieldView and further strengthen our integration.”

CoreSite’s National Platform Growing

CoreSite is looking to create a large national fabric of deeply connected facilities. FieldView adds some much needed insight into the status and health of this infrastructure.The company has been aggressively building out data center campuses across America. Focusing on network centric and cloud oriented applications, these data center campuses are network-dense.

Most recently, the company announced a facility in Secaucus, a 280,000 square foot building with a first phase of 65,000 square feet.  The Secaucus facility follows the launch of CoreSite’s previously announced 15th data center, located in Reston, Virginia. CoreSite’s national platform, which spans nine U.S. markets and includes more than 275 carriers and service providers and more than 15,000 interconnections.

About the Author

Jason Verge is an Editor/Industry Analyst on the Data Center Knowledge team with a strong background in the data center and Web hosting industries. In the past he’s covered all things Internet Infrastructure, including cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS), mass market hosting, managed hosting, enterprise IT spending trends and M&A. He writes about a range of topics at DCK, with an emphasis on cloud hosting.

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