Ready or not, virtual reality is coming to the data center. IO this week demonstrated a new application that provides a 3D visual representation of a customer’s data center environment, allowing them to “walk through” their data center.
Two players in the data center management space just got closer. Eaton’s power management technologies, which help increase power reliability and control cost by reducing energy consumption, have been integrated into CA’s DCIM software, in a turnkey solution. Read More
Digital Realty Trust (DLR), the world’s largest data center developer, has entered into the DCIM market with the launch of its EnVision software tool to provide data on IT operations and capacity for its wholesale data center customers. Read More
BMC will be acquired for $46.25 per share in cash, or approximately $6.9 billion. Data center management is hot, and investors are picking up on the trend. Read More
The Bring Your Own Device movement of adopting consumer technology can be of great benefit for an IT organization, according to health care provider UPMC, which outlined its efforts at Data Center World. Read More
Opscode’s open source automation platform Chef is now supported by IBM and Microsoft, the company said, making it easier for enterprise IT users to use Chef to help them manage and scale their server environments. Read More
TSO Logic officially launched its energy efficiency software for data centers. The software helps cut server power costs by more than 50 percent, and gives visibility into how data center power dollars are spent, while being non-invasive and lightweight. Read More
Please join Rich Miller and Intel’s Jeff Klaus for a webinar on April 25 where they will explain Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and its contributions to managing power and cooling usage in the data center. The event will focus on the servers and explain how managers can introduce a holistic energy optimization solution.
The modern data center is a combination of technologies all working together to help deliver data. As cloud computing, IT consumerization and big data continue to shape the industry – the data center will continue to remain at the heart of it all. In working with today’s data center infrastructure, administrators must not only build around agility – but efficiency as well. The idea is to simplify data center management by breaking a complex environment into more manageable pieces – the racks. Read More
Data Center Knowledge’s webinar series continues with a 60-minute online conversation with Rich Miller of Data Center Knowledge and Intel’s Jeff Klaus that explains Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and its contributions to managing power and cooling usage in the data center. Register today to join the webinar on April 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Read More