Why DCIM, Why Now.

Barry J. Needle, President, AGO Research, in a paper sponsored by Power Analytics provides a look into what data center infrastructure management is and why it is the key to managing the data center of the future. DCIM, as he explains, comprises systems performance management and building management systems. This paper focuses on systems performance and DCIM tools.
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SynapSense Raises $16 Million for DCIM

SynapSense has secured $16 million in a Series C round financing to expand company operations.The company’s wireless sensor technology helps data center operators monitor operating conditions and energy use. Read More

Emerson Outlines Trellis DCIM Strategy

Emerson Network Power’s new Trellis software for data center infrastructure management (DCIM) won’t be ready until early next year. But Emerson this week provided additional details for what the transition will mean to existing customers using its existing DCIM products. Read More

Opscode Eyes Enterprise Clouds with Private Chef

Opscode today announced the general availability of its Hosted Chef, its hosted platform to automate cloud infrastructure. The company also introduced Private Chef, which packages its server configuration management tools in an appliance that can run behind a corporate firewall. Read More