Weekly DCIM News Roundup: June 19
Screenshot of a 3D visualization of data center floor by CommScope’s iTRACS (Image: CommScope)

Weekly DCIM News Roundup: June 19

News from CommScope, HP, CenturyLink, No Limits, and Raritan

Upon being acquired by Legrand, Raritan spins off its DCIM product to form Sunbird Software; No Limits extends its RaMP DCIM solution to building management systems with the addition of Modbus functionality; CommScope partners with HP for its iTRACS DCIM platform, and CenturyLink's use of DCIM in its data centers nets a Network World Asia award.

  1. Raritan spins off DCIM offering into Sunbird Software. Raritan agreed to be acquired by Legrand and decided to spin off its DCIM business unit with additional resources and focus. The new Sunbird Software company will maintain a strong relationship with Raritan, but be able to focus exclusively on the DCIM market.
  2. No Limits Software extends building management capabilities to the rack. No Limits Software announced it has added Modbus master functionality to its RaMP DCIM solution, with the goal of extending building management system (BMS) capabilities to the cabinet level. BMS systems can now use Modbus TCP to poll for cabinet level information such as total cabinet power, rack PDU power, and temperature and humidity readings.
  3. CommScope partners with HP. CommScope announced that it has partnered with HP to provide its iTRACS DCIM platform with HP's Converged Management Consulting Services.
  4. CenturyLink wins DCIM award - NetworkWorld Asia. CenturyLink announced its has won the DCIM category of the 2015 Network World Asia Information Management Awards. The award recognizes the effort CenturyLink has made for DCIM implementation in its global data centers and its approach to efficient data center processes.
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