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How Data Center Experts are Integrating DCIM with ServiceNow

Managing a data center traditionally requires entering the same information multiple times into disparate tools. This is a manual effort that is time-consuming and error-prone. Leading data center professionals don’t waste time swiveling between different tools. Instead, they implement “automation via integration” that saves time and increases the accuracy of data.


10 Ways to Improve MDF/IDF Closet Management

Main Distribution Frames (MDF) and Intermediate Distribution Frames (IDF) are integral components of modern data communication networks. Buildings or campus facilities have one or more MDFs which are the demarcation points where public or private telecommunication networks interconnect with the internal network. The MDF then connects to any number of IDFs in the building, and the devices in those IDFs connect to end devices such as workstations.


Ensuring High Availability with Azure Datacentre Redundancy

In today’s fast-paced business environment, downtime can have severe consequences for any organization. It can lead to lost revenue, decreased productivity, and loss of customer trust. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that your business-critical applications are always available, no matter what. This is where Azure Datacentre Redundancy comes into play.


5 Ways DCIM Software Improves Data Center Sustainability

Data centers account for more than 2% of total global energy consumption. If action is not taken, it is estimated that data centers will be responsible for 8% of global energy consumption by 2030. Data center managers are under increased pressure to comply with corporate sustainability initiatives and dramatically increase their efficiency. To support their efforts, many data center professionals are turning to Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software.


5 Important Data Center Management Trends for 2023

As we reflect on 2022, it’s important to identify the latest data center trends that will continue to impact how data centers are managed in 2023 and beyond. You must stay up to date on new industry trends in order to better support your organization and customers while staying competitive in your field. Here are five data center management trends that you should know about going into the new year.


Causes of Data Center Outages and How to Overcome Them

With the increasing computing requirements and complexity of data center systems, unplanned downtime has become a severe threat to enterprises in terms of process violations, revenue losses, and reputational issues. Although data center failures are quite common, it can be difficult to predict every scenario that might have a severe impact on the expansion of your company. Especially when some factors, like a natural disaster, can simply be beyond your control and result in data center outages.


5 DCIM Software Success Stories as Told by Real Customers

Managing a data center is not easy. Today’s data center professionals must maintain uptime, increase the efficiency of capacity utilization, and boost the productivity of people in more complex and more distributed environments than ever before. Legacy management tools like Excel, Visio, and homegrown systems no longer get the job done for the modern data center. They are hard to use, difficult to maintain, time-consuming, and error-prone.


Top 10 Data Center Management Trends of 2022 (That You Can't Miss in 2023)

As we wrap up another year, it’s time to reflect on how data center management has evolved over the last 12 months. The data center industry is known for rapidly changing. New challenges, best practices, and technologies are always appearing that need to be noted and addressed. By staying on top of the latest trends, you can put yourself in the best position to have a successful 2023.