Management

DCK Guide to Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)

The IO.OS data center management software running inside one of IO's modular data centers. IO this week updated the software to offer additional features. (Photo: IO)

Today’s data centers are more complex, more interdependent and more critical than ever before. This has led to the need for more intelligent and automated IT infrastructure management. To understand the benefits and different types of DCIM solutions we created the Data Center Knowledge Guide to Data Center Infrastructure Management. Read More

Emerson Launches Trellis DCIM Software

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Today Emerson Network Power released its Trellis software, the company’s big bet on data center infrastructure management (DCIM). The global availability of the first four software applications for Trellis culminates a two-year development period. Read More

Understanding DCIM: What’s Behind the Buzzword?

DCIM has become the buzzword in the marketplace. What Data Center Infrastructure Management tools really are and what they can do for you has been the topic of several recent guest columns in the Industry Perspectives channel and we’ve compiled them to facilitate your understanding of DCIM. Read More

IO Launches New Edition of DCIM Software

The IO.OS data center management software running inside one of IO's modular data centers. IO this week updated the software to offer additional features. (Photo: IO)

IO has announced a new release of IO.OS, the company’s data center operating software. IO.OS was released last year as a stand alone product, and now includes three editions address a range of customer needs, from a small data center to a complex chain of data centers. Read More

Preventing and Detecting Environmental Dangers

Environmental factors like heat, humidity, airflow, smoke and electricity can be just as devastating to server room equipment as any network threat. Increases in heat from 68 degrees F to 86 degrees F alone can reduce the long-term reliability of electronic equipment by as much as 50%. Read More

Vigilent, CiRBA Raise Funding for DCIM Tools

Investors continue to see opportunity in the growing market for data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software. Today CiRBA said it has raised $15 million in institutional funding, while Vigilent has lined up $6.7 million from Accel Partners and several “super angels.” Read More

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