The COVID-19 pandemic will drive innovation in data center operations, forcing companies to embrace automation to manage some duties that currently rely on close human interaction. The first in a series on innovation to address pandemic-driven challenges.
If ever there was a time for data center owner-operators and their customers to embrace automation and remote monitoring of their infrastructure, that time is now. Lance Devin, Chief Information Officer at EdgeConneX, highlights how in today’s climate, remote management capabilities for data centers have become even more critical.
Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, explores how data center infrastructure management tools DCIM can help take “the manual effort, inaccuracy, and risk out of data center power capacity planning.”
Our panel of data center executives from Intel Software, Digital Realty, Cyxtera and Iron Mountain share their takes on the future of data center automation.
Jeff Klaus, General Manager of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, explores how for remote facilities at the edge of the network, DCIM Solutions are key to supporting enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) and big data.
Look up the definition of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) from a few different sources and you’ll get different definitions from each. Herman Chan, president of Sunbird Software, explores what data center infrastructure management really means and what it entails for modern enterprises and data centers.
At Data Center World, keynote speaker Bill Kleyman of Switch summarized AFCOM’s State of the Data Center survey, which says the cloud is complementing on-premises data centers, not replacing them.
More organizations are recognizing the importance of good cable management for modern data centers, but many still struggle to instill good data center cable management behaviors across their environments. A new eBook from Sunbird Software explores hows Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software plus new techniques can simply and streamline data center cable management.
DCIM software is being used as a data center tool to cut down on the complexity of cable management.
As data center management solutions mature to meet evolving infrastructure needs, organizations are challenged with allocating time, money and resources to upgrading their data center infrastructure with the goal of achieving operational efficiency. Jeff Klaus, General Manager of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, outlines how data center management as a service — known as DMaaS — is gaining steam as a cloud-based data center monitoring solution.
Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, discusses the data challenges facing modern data center managers and how DCIM software can dramatically reduce data center management complexity by enabling seamless integration with existing data stores.