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Schneider Electric Extends PowerChute Network Shutdown Support For Virtual Cluster Environments

Schneider Electric has extended PowerChute Network Shutdown Software Support for Virtual Cluster Environments. By supporting virtual machine migration in virtual cluster environments, virtual machines affected by power disturbances can be migrated to hosts not impacted by the specific UPS event, ensuring the virtual systems stay online as long as possible and affording IT managers the time needed to assess and address the power issue. Read More

FieldView: The Taxonomy Of DCIM Is Crystallizing

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DCIM provider FieldView Solutions now monitors 2.5 gigawatts of data center space located on six continents, and has been gaining traction in the multi-tenant data center space. The company believes that we are now past the peak of the hype, and now is the time for the DCIM marketplace vendors to really differentiate. Read More

DCIM: What’s Ahead for 2014

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The interest in Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) hit a fever pitch in terms of customer interest during 2013. The coming year will see growing adoption of DCIM as the market begins to understand its true value. Read More

Rackspace Expands Fanatical Support to DevOps and Automation

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Rackspace has extended its fanatical support to DevOps automation. Dubbed DevOps Automation Services, it will help developers and IT departments accelerate a project’s time to market, allowing them to deploy, scale and test new configurations in hours rather than days. The service will also help improve the quality of software deployments and create more frequent software releases. Read More

Gartner: Capacity Concerns Will Make DCIM a $1 Billion Market

Dan Fry, Senior Vice President of Software Development, iTRACS, demonstrates the company's DCIM tool which includes 3-D visualization of the data hall.

Roughly 36 percent of the audience in a Gartner conference session reported they will be likely to significantly implement Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tools in their data center in 2014, and another 25 percent predicted they will implement in the next two years. Gartner analysts Federico de Silva Leon and Jay Pultz presented about how DCIM tools can address the challenges that today’s data center professionals face, including ever increasing cooling, power and space demands. Read More

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