Monthly Archives: May 2012

Selecting a #DCIM Tool to Fit your #DataCenter ?

How Do I Select a DCIM Tool to Fit My Data Center? By: Michael Potts Although similar in many respects, every data center is unique. In choosing a Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solution, data center managers might choose very different … Continue reading

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Important Functionality for #DCIM Solutions

Important Functionality for DCIM Solutions By: Michael Potts With more than 100 companies offering some type of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solution (see Appendix 1 of the DCK Guide to DCIM for a partial list of vendors), it is difficult to … Continue reading

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Why Do I Need #DCIM ?

by Micahel Potts There are a number of benefits in implementing a Data Center Infrastructure System (DCIM) solution.  To illustrate this point, consider the primary components of data center management. In the Design phase, DCIM provides key information in designing … Continue reading

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#Datacenters are becoming software defined

‘Data centers are becoming software defined’ Data centers around the world are increasingly being virtualized and organizations are restructuring business processes in line with infrastructure transformations. Raghu Raghuram, SVP & GM, Cloud Infrastructure and Management, VMware tells InformationWeek about the software … Continue reading

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International #DataCenter Real Estate Overview

International Data Center Real Estate Overview Jeff Clark May 16, 2012 Although the U.S. still remains in some sense the hub of the data center market, other regions around the world are exhibiting their own dynamics, particularly in Asia and Europe. … Continue reading

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#Uptime: Greenpeace wants #Datacenter industry to do more

Analyst says energy efficiency is great but it is not enough 15 May 2012 by Yevgeniy Sverdlik – DatacenterDynamics   A Greenpeace analyst commended the data center industry for gains in energy efficiency it had made over the recent years, but said the environmentalist … Continue reading

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Hydrogen-Powered #DataCenters ?

by Jeff Clark   Although hydrogen generally doesn’t come up in a discussion of alternative energy sources, it is a topic relevant to cleaner energy use. So, what’s the difference, and what is hydrogen’s potential role in the data center? … Continue reading

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