How DCIM Tools Facilitate Data Center Asset Management

How DCIM Tools Facilitate Data Center Asset Management

IT asset management has never been easy, and it becomes exponentially more difficult as data centers increase in complexity. However, many organizations continue to use pen, paper and spreadsheets to track IT assets. These manual processes cannot keep pace with the rate of change in the IT environment. Manual processes are also error-prone. According to […]

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Can DCIM Help Optimize the Edge?

Can DCIM Help Optimize the Edge?

In the beginning was the data center, a centralized place where an organization’s IT assets were implemented and managed. Then came the cloud, and the distinction between on-premises and hosted IT resources. Now there’s the edge, a far-flung collection of facilities and devices that bring compute and storage capabilities closer to users and data. While […]

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The Role of DCIM in Data Center Modernization Initiatives

The Role of DCIM in Data Center Modernization Initiatives

Ever-increasing IT demands are driving data center modernization initiatives that leverage private cloud and software-defined architectures. While the primary objectives are to enable fluid scalability and accelerate new service rollouts, data center modernization also affords an opportunity to maximize resource utilization and increase operational efficiencies. To that end, a growing number of data center managers […]

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How DCIM Can Help Optimize Data Center Operations

How DCIM Can Help Optimize Data Center Operations

We’ve all heard the statistic. Eighty percent of the IT budget goes toward keeping the lights on in the data center. That leaves just 20 percent available for strategic initiatives that create business value from technology investments. Many organizations seeking to shift that balance are implementing data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions. Broadly speaking, DCIM […]

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