Author Archives: Bill Kleyman

About Bill Kleyman

Bill Kleyman is a veteran, enthusiastic technologist with experience in data center design, management and deployment. His architecture work includes virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Currently, Bill works as the Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies, a Stamford, CT based consulting firm.


While FNT’s headquarters are located in Ellwangen, Germany, it operates internationally with subsidiaries in the United States (Parsippany, NJ), Singapore, Dubai (UAE) and Russia (Moscow). FNT cooperates in close partnerships with well-known IT service providers and system integrators worldwide. Its standard software, FNT Command, is used worldwide as a DCIM… Read More


Geist provides data center equipment such as power strips, monitoring equipment, cabinet containment and in-rack cooling, and DCIM systems. The roots of its DCIM platform trace back to 2007 when RLE Technologies launched the actual product, then was acquired by Geist two years later. Today, the company is based out… Read More


Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and with offices throughout the U.S., Modius, Inc. is a provider of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software for optimizing the infrastructure and operations of critical facilities. Founded by Craig Compiano in 2004 (with the product, OpenData, in production since 2006), Modius has customer deployments… Read More

Nlyte Software’s 7 Suite

Based in Silicon Valley (San Mateo) with offices across North America and Europe, Nlyte Software was formed in 2004 originally as Global DataCenter Management (GDCMTM). Today, more than 10 years later, Nlyte Software is delivering its 7th generation of products to hundreds of customers worldwide, based on market and customer… Read More

Optimum Path’s Visual Cloud Manager

Based in Tampa, FL, Optimum Path develops software for advanced visualization and planning of IT physical and logical infrastructure for cloud-based applications and services. Its Visual Data Center software has been in production since 2007, working to simplify management for owners and operators of many of the largest data centers… Read More

Raritan’s (Sunbird Software) DCIM Monitoring and Operations

Sunbird Software delivers DCIM software for data centers of all sizes. Headquartered in Somerset, NJ, Raritan supports a global customer base of about 850 DCIM clients. Its software solutions helps increase energy efficiency, improve reliability, and raise productivity in data centers. Sunbird Software’s DCIM journey begins with its knowledge of… Read More

Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare

Schneider Electric is a global organization specializing in energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries. Headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France, its StruxureWare for Data Centers solution was initially introduced to the DCIM market in June 2011 and has grown into a full suite. However, Schneider Electric has… Read More

CommScope’s iTRACS

iTRACS was founded in the 1980s as an independent company that focused on infrastructure management. With the launch of the iTRACS data center infrastructure management (DCIM) platform in October 2009, iTRACS decided to focus specifically on the data center market. CommScope acquired iTRACS in March 2013 as a standalone business… Read More