Critical Capabilities for Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools

Archived Published: 24 December 2014 ID: G00259287

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DCIM tools support the diverse needs of colocation providers, large enterprises/managed service providers and midsize enterprises. This research provides data center managers with insight into seven DCIM tools and their ability to support these three uses cases.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
    • Vendors
      • CA Technologies: Data Center Infrastructure Management
      • Emerson: Trellis Platform/Avocent Universal Mgmt. Gateway
      • iTRACS: Converged Physical Infrastructure Management
      • Nlyte Software: Nlyte 7.0
      • Panduit: SmartZone DCIM/SynapSense
      • Raritan: dcTrack DCIM Operations/PowerIQ DCIM Monitoring
      • Schneider Electric: StruxureWare for Data Centers
    • Context
    • Product/Service Class Definition
    • Critical Capabilities Definition
      • Power Monitoring
      • Environmental Monitoring
      • Reporting/Visualization
      • Resource Management
      • IT Phys. Asset Monitoring & Mgmt.
      • Predictive Analysis/Modeling/Sim.
      • Workflow Integration Mgmt.
    • Use Cases
      • Colocation Provider
      • Midsize Enterprise
      • Large Enterprise/Managed Service Provider
  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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