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How Leading Data Center Managers Leverage Business Rules in DCIM Software

For many data center professionals, the daily operations of a data center require a lot of repetitive manual data entry tasks. Manually entering data about data center assets over and over again is not only time-consuming, but it risks inaccurate information due to human error. However, there is a new way forward.


7 Ways DCIM Software Provides a Fast ROI

As a global leader in second-generation Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software, we have the opportunity to speak with a lot of data center professionals. One of the most common stories we hear is that they are still using Excel, Visio, open-source software, and homegrown tools to manage their data centers and that these tools are causing them a lot of pain. They're manually intensive, inaccurate, hard to use, and not integrated.


8 Data Center Energy Consumption Trends You Need To Know

Did you know that the data center industry accounts for 3% of global electricity consumption and is expected to hit 4% by 2030? Due to rising energy costs and increased public pressure around the environmental impact of data centers, many of today’s organizations have launched corporate sustainability initiatives and data center professionals are cracking down on energy usage to support those goals.


Best DCIM Software Vendors of 2023

Data center professionals have reached a breaking point. Data center infrastructure has grown too complex and distributed to manage with legacy tools like Excel, Visio, and homegrown systems. Manually updating multiple spreadsheets and diagrams for every change in the data center takes too much time and the information is too inaccurate to trust.


Data Centers: The Ultimate Guide To Data Center Cooling & Energy Optimization

Data centers provide a central space to house IT resources required to run applications of any business. To get the best out of data centers, optimizing their performance, scalability, energy efficiency, availability, security and cost-effectiveness is important. Of all those parameters, energy efficiency optimization is one of the most important things organizations must consider, as the consequences of energy-inefficient data centers are significant.


How Data Center Experts are Integrating DCIM with ServiceNow

Managing a data center traditionally requires entering the same information multiple times into disparate tools. This is a manual effort that is time-consuming and error-prone. Leading data center professionals don’t waste time swiveling between different tools. Instead, they implement “automation via integration” that saves time and increases the accuracy of data.


10 Ways to Improve MDF/IDF Closet Management

Main Distribution Frames (MDF) and Intermediate Distribution Frames (IDF) are integral components of modern data communication networks. Buildings or campus facilities have one or more MDFs which are the demarcation points where public or private telecommunication networks interconnect with the internal network. The MDF then connects to any number of IDFs in the building, and the devices in those IDFs connect to end devices such as workstations.


Ensuring High Availability with Azure Datacentre Redundancy

In today’s fast-paced business environment, downtime can have severe consequences for any organization. It can lead to lost revenue, decreased productivity, and loss of customer trust. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that your business-critical applications are always available, no matter what. This is where Azure Datacentre Redundancy comes into play.