DCIMs can bring major benefits to a Data Center Manager. Those benefits include time savings, staff productivity, and overall cost-savings. Data Centers have increased in size, density, and complexity over the years and managers needs easier solutions to improve their staff’s efficiency, extend life cycles of their physical assets, and most importantly ensure up-time.
Below is our list of 10 Benefits we think are important features of a DCIM:
Instantaneous visual and textual information on data center assets
Centralized data base enables accurate record keeping and process
Quickly model and allocate space for new assets with capacity management
Manage power and network connectivity in a single location
Fully integrated workflow management with change management
Constant power monitoring with alerts before circuits fail
Quickly determine how much power is being consumed and how much is available
Identification of environmental hot spots with thresholds and alerts
Knowing whether you are over-cooling or wasting energy
Intelligent PUE analytics and reporting to assist with management decision making
There are many great benefits of incorporating a DCIM solution into your data center. What benefits of your DCIM are most important to you?