Technopedia, now available in a free community version, can help data center managers in their IT service, procurement and management functions. Read More
The openDCIM project offers an open source alternative for companies seeking to improve their asset tracking and capacity planning. The project is the brainchild of Scott Milliken of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, who will share details about openDCIM at Data Center World Fall 2012. Read More
SimpliVity Corporation came out of stealth mode today with the launch of OmniCube, a data center appliance promising “the world’s first assimilated IT infrastructure.” Its mission: to automate the management of storage, computing, and networking resources in VMware virtual environments. Read More
Private equity firm EQT VI has agreed to acquire IT automation specialist UC4 from The Carlyle Group, the companies said today. EQT is the leading private equity group in Northern Europe. Read More
Through maintaining maximum data center availability, data center operators can avoid the significant costs associated with dysfunction and outages. Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software is rolling in to many data center stratgies, allowing operations managers to identify, locate, and manage all physical data center assets, as well as manage capacity and streamline moves, adds and changes. Read More
The job of IT Service Management is often a monumental undertaking that can be described as a syndrome. The operational complexity of predictably assuring a portfolio of reliable services under mission critical circumstances is challenging at best. Growing complexity in IT can lead to inefficiencies and potential blind spots, and a library of disparate tools to address IT management.
DCIM solution provider SynapSense has teamed with Equinix and Custom Mechanical Systems to win the Green Data Center Innovation Challenge sponsored by the government of Singapore. The project is anticipated to result in more than $700,000 per year in energy savings. Read More
After weeks of rumors, Dell today confirmed that it has a definitive agreement to acquire Quest Software for $2.4 billion in a deal which will strengthen Dell’s offerings for data center management software. The acquisition is part of Dell’s broader strategy to increase its enterprise IT business, which offers better growth and profit margins than the consumer PC business. Read More
Schneider Electric has updated its StruxureWare software for data center infrastructure management (DCIM) to support technologies from technology titans Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO). The updates make it easier to identify underused or abandoned servers, and to enhance the power management features for customers using Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS). Read More
Sentilla Version 5, a software platform for Data Center Performance Management (DCPM), was rolled out this week. The platform allows for the granular management of assets inside the data center and across data centers, and incorporates one’s cloud assets as well. Read More
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- How Do I Select a DCIM Tool to Fit My Data Center?
- What Functionality is Important for DCIM Solutions?
- Why Do I Need DCIM?
- DCK Guide to Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
- Avocent Universal Management Gateway and the Trellis Platform
- Chef Hits 1 Million Downloads, Adds New Features
- Emerson Launches Trellis DCIM Software
- Understanding DCIM: What’s Behind the Buzzword?
- ScienceLogic Raises $15 Million, Names New CEO
- IO Launches New Edition of DCIM Software
- Preventing and Detecting Environmental Dangers
- Vigilent, CiRBA Raise Funding for DCIM Tools