Technology -> Infrastructure
Released: 31st January 2013
Publisher: Spa Communications
London, United Kingdom – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today introduced StruxureWare™ Data Centre Operation for Co-location, a Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) application within the StruxureWare for Data Centres Software Suite, that is specifically designed to address the needs of data centres with multiple tenants. This new offering is able to optimize data center equipment and space by providing multi-tenant data centre providers and managers – including wholesale, retail, managed hosting and cloud providers – with real-time status updates on data centre capacities, including data center power, cooling, and available space, to help identify any constraints for future expansion and to better allocate equipment and resources. The application also provides insight into usage and availability on a tenant level, which enables facility managers to operate the data centre as a business through capabilities like detailed chargeback for power and integrated tenant billing and support.
“StruxureWare Data Centre Operation for Co-location provides unique business advantages for multi-tenant data centre operators,” said Soeren Brogaard Jensen, Vice President, Solution Software, Schneider Electric. “This DCIM solution identifies available cage and rack space and has the ability to integrate tenant billing, saving co-location providers time while delivering the most accurate availability information to make business decisions and transactions on the go, at a speed they have never been able to conduct such business before.”
Expanding on Schneider Electric’s existing end-to-end DCIM software suite which enables data centre managers to monitor, operate, analyze and optimize the power, cooling, security and energy usage from building through IT systems, major features of the StruxureWare Data Centre Operation for Co-location offering are:
The new StruxureWare Data Centre Operation for Co-location facilities integrates with Schneider Electric’s end-to-end DCIM software suite which enables data centers to monitor, operate, analyze and optimize power, cooling, security and energy. StruxureWare Data Centre Operation for Co-location is available immediately; please visit the product website for more information.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company’s 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of about 31 billion US dollars (22.4 billion euros) in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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