Useful Links

We compiled the most valuable sources of information about DCIM on the web, and we will update it on a regular basis. Please send suggestions for links to kriccio@datacenterknowledge.com.

Case Studies

Exploring DCIM for Intel’s Data Center

A white paper by Intel’s own IT department on their experience with DCIM tools. It describes a DCIM proof-of-concept the team implemented and its outcomes.

Facebook’s Experience With DCIM

In this presentation at last year’s Open Compute Summit, Tom Furlong, Facebook’s VP of infrastructure data centers, talks about the social media giant’s use of DCIM software – a modified version of CA DCIM by CA Technologies. View some additional slides.

Analysis

Follow analysts from three leading market research firms that cover the DCIM market:

Rhonda Ascierto
Research Manager, Data Center Technologies and Eco-Efficient IT, 451 Research

Jennifer Koppy
Research Director, Data Center Management, IDC

April Adams
Research Director, Gartner

E-Books and Other Resources

eBook: DCIM for Dummies
This book on the basics of DCIM by Nlyte Software is available for free download (survey form required).

Social Media
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