Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: DCIM Tools

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00315741

Analyst(s): Neha Kumar, April Adams


Market maturation and consolidation will drive increased competition among data center infrastructure management providers as prospects specify their needs more clearly. Technology product marketing leaders can differentiate their offerings via use case, delivery model, usability and integration.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • The Service Provider Market Is Underserved by Current DCIM Tools
    • Requirement for Integration With Other Data Center Tools Is Gaining Momentum
    • Ease of Use and Ease of Deployment Continue to Remain Top Customer Concerns
    • Business Model Reinvention Influenced by As-a-Service Model Is in the Cards
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • CommScope
    • Cormant
    • FNT
    • Nlyte Software
    • Panduit
    • Schneider Electric
    • Sunbird Software
    • Vertiv (Formerly Emerson Network Power)
  • References and Methodology
  • Definitions

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