Emerson’s Trellis Integrates With IBM on DCIM

Emerson Network Power continues to focus on partnerships to boost its Trellis data center infrastructure management (DCIM). The latest partnership is with IBM, which will integrate its IBM IT service management software with Emerson’s Trellis platform. Read More

Facebook Scales Servers with Retooled Chef

Facebook has deployed a new version of Opscode’s Chef that has been rewritten from the ground up to handle the Internet’s toughest scalability challenges. Using Private Chef, Facebook’s infrastructure team can manage thousands of servers, configurations, and access policies. Read More

Future Facilities Releases 6SigmaDC 7.1

Future Facilities announced the availability of the 6SigmaDC Suite Release 7.1. The update of the data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software includes a major focus on increased usability for modeling and reporting. Read More

Decrease Costs and Gain a Competitive Advantage By Improving DCIM

With the evolution of the modern data center come some very real – and very new – management challenges. In an effort to be competitive in the industry, many organizations have deployed new technologies in their environment. The issue is that these new tools and platforms become management challenges. The problem became apparent when numerous moving parts within a data center had to be managed by various people or numerous different software tools. Read More