By Fred Dirla, CEO, FieldView Solutions
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM): It’s one of the hottest buzzwords for data center operators today. In 2010, a report by the Gartner Group predicted a 60 percent market penetration of DCIM by 2014. In the report, “DCIM: Going Beyond IT,” analyst David J. Cappuccio explores the importance of DCIM for dealing with rising energy costs and inefficient power usage in the data center. The report indicates data center managers cannot reduce costs unless they have real-time data center software to provide an accurate view of current resources consumed.