DCIM still matters – but it has to deliver and pay for itself this time.
Generally, DCIM has failed to deliver on the promises made – indeed in many cases it has turned out to be little more than a stronger Building Management System or an over-priced Asset Register. This has left many data center operations teams – and their CIOs and CFOs – quite rightly asking questions such as ‘what has DCIM ever done for us?’ and ‘where’s the return on our DCIM investment?’. Unfortunately, too many organizations with major DCIM projects in play find these questions just too difficult to answer.
Cutting your data center energy usage by a third.
At a time when organizations worldwide are committing to ambitious net zero carbon reduction targets, new research from data center performance optimization specialist EkkoSense suggests that many operations are missing out on proven ways to reduce their cooling energy consumption.