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Network Computing: Data Center Management: Fact Vs. Fiction 
May 8, 2015
 
Data center management software has become an integral part of planning and measuring efficiency. But what kind of monitoring do you really need?
 

 

Over the past several years, the term data center infrastructure management (DCIM) has grown in use throughout the data center industry. Many have embraced the importance of DCIM in helping to regulate, optimize, manage and maintain the data center. But despite growing awareness of this technology, it is commonly misunderstood. 
 
There are many misconceptions about the true meaning of DCIM. Rather than referring to a standard industry-wide definition, many data center and facility managers think of DCIM as one-off, individual automation and control solutions.
 
Ask two different data center managers -- or better yet, a data center manager and a facilities manager -- about their DCIM system, and you’ll likely receive two very different answers. In an effort to debunk common DCIM myths, the technical experts at Schneider Electric's IT Business compiled the following myth busters to help you pick the right tools for your environment.

Data center management software has become an integral part of planning and measuring efficiency. But what kind of monitoring do you really need?

Check out the myths and facts in the full article: http://www.networkcomputing.com/data-center-management-fact-vs-fiction/d/d-id/1320336?_mc=RSS_NWC_EDT

 


Consulting-Specifying Engineer: 2015 Products of the Year Finalists 
Amanda Pelliccione, April 6, 2015 

Energy management solution for data centers, industrial applications

The Galaxy VM is an energy management solution designed for data centers and industrial applications and lowers energy costs through high efficiency ratings and ECOnversion mode. The Galaxy VM integrates into the electrical network using a wide input voltage range, high overload, short circuit capacity, and integrated backfeed protection. It also can link with the facility's existing monitoring system and offers both traditional and modular energy storage flexibility with swappable modular battery modules and fans. Galaxy VM features top and bottom cable entry without the need for an additional side cabinet, full front service access, back-to-the-wall installation, and included startup service.

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