What is your DCIM strategy?
The Data Center industry is in need of of a solution that bridges the IT and facilities systems and provides data in appropriate interfaces across IT and facilities groups. A holistic DCIM strategy is a data center manager’s best partner in meeting the stringent business demands in a modern-day data center environment. To successfully implement a DCIM strategy, data center managers must be on the lookout for the best family of hardware, software and services that allows them to address the critical infrastructure gap.
A new perspective on managing the critical infrastructure gaps is emerging that recognizes:
- The importance of real-time data to understand the true capacity of available infrastructure
- The criticality of interdependencies between logical and physical layers
- The need for holistic management capabilities and visibility of IT and facilities infrastructures
- The need for more powerful management tools that offer a rich, visual view of the infrastructure and can guide design and change management