Facilities and IT Management

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6 Steps to Data Center Power Chain Management and Risk Assessment

Fact: Data center power outages cause business disruptions. Probability: Severe data center power outages can cause a loss of customers....


6 Must-Ask Questions Before You Go Colocation

Many companies are considering transferring their data center responsibilities to an external colocation or multi-tenant service provider. It is a...

Posted 10.12.16 in DCIM Strategy by Mark Gaydos


What is DCOI & How Does It Effect Energy Efficiency?

What is DCOI? Many people ask: “What is DCOI?” The answer is, “Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).” DCOI is a...

Posted 09.07.16 in Data Center Efficiencies by Mark Gaydos

Andrew Sanchez

The Great IT/Facilities Divide

The Great IT/Facilities Divide In his seminal work Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus (1992) John Gray discussed...

Andrew Sanchez

Relearning 100-Year-Old Technology

A few years ago I had the privilege and touring the ruins in Pompeii and while walking the ancient roads...


Top Three Physical Resources That Have the Biggest Impact on Data Center Cost

The three physical resources that have the biggest impact on data center cost are power, cooling, and floor space. The...

Posted 04.14.16 in DCIM Strategy by Nlyte Software


Why DCIM Is Important Today

Modern data center infrastructure management (DCIM) suites touch every aspect of the operation of a data center. They provide value...

Posted 03.31.16 in DCIM Strategy by Nlyte Software

Use DCIM to help cut costs

Prevalent Goals for DCIM

People with different functions come to DCIM with different goals, based on different needs that they have. Fortunately, data center...

Posted 03.24.16 in DCIM Strategy by Nlyte Software