Data Center Management

Critical Capabilities for Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools

Provided by Panduit

Category Data Center Management

Type Analyst Report

Length 22

Publish Date December 24 2014

Date posted June 17 2015


Traditionally, the facilities management team has monitored and managed data center power and cooling systems, as well as physical space. About five years ago, the data center team's concerns regarding power, cooling and space began to grow, spurring the need for DCIM tools. Data center managers are deploying data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools to support three major use cases: Colocation provider, Large enterprise/managed service provider and Midsize enterprise. This Gartner paper from Panduit provides insight into seven DCIM tool and their ability to support three uses cases.

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