What Problems Does DCIM solve?
Software for Data Center Infrastructure Management
DCIM software solves problems related to gathering information needed to enable Data Center Managers to effectively and efficiently manage the Data Center infrastructure.
An intelligent DCIM solution provides the ability to better manage assets, change and capacity. DCIM software also enables power monitoring, environmental monitoring and energy management. Specifically, DCIM enables Data Center Managers to get answers to these specific questions so they can make better and more informed decisions, quickly, and get their work done.
Benefits of using DCIM:
What do I have?
How is it configured and connected?
Where is it located?
Who owns it?
What's the maintenance on it?
How much do I have?
When do I run out?
How can I budget it?
Where can I put stuff?
How do I better utilize it?
How do I manage moves, adds, deletes?
What is the impact?
Who does the work?
When is the work done?
How do I know it's done?
How can I save energy?
What is the cost of it?
Who's using it?
Who is meeting their saving goals?
What can I bill back?
How can I better manage hot spots?
Am I overcooling my data center?
Can I use free cooling?
How do I maintain a safe environment for IT equipment?
How much is being consumed?
How much is available?
How do I ensure uptime and reliability?
How can I accommodate high density?
Can I navigate my data center in 3D as if I’m there?
Can rack elevations be automatically updated so I no longer need to update Visio?
How can I visualize power, temperature, and humidity sensor readings across my data center floor at a glance?
How can I secure my data center against physical threats?
How can we control who has access to cabinets and cages?
How can we track and audit who was in a cabinet?
How can I restrict access to users or tenants through role-based permissions?
BI & Analytics
How can I easily analyze the information needed to make data-driven decisions?
How can I track KPIs most important to my organization?
How can I share my dashboards and reports with my management and team?
How are my assets connected to network, power, and storage?
How can I easily know physical port capacity?
How can I easily document structured cabling?
How can I visualize copper and fiber cabling and cable trays across my entire data center floor?