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DCOI for Dummies

This complementary eBook explains the significance of DCOI, details the key components of the DCOI mandate and guides you through the DCOI metrics essential to achieve full compliance. You will also learn important criteria to select the right DCIM provider. And because this is a For Dummies book, you can be sure that it’s easy to read with touches of humor, too.

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DCIM pure play Nlyte expands integrations, functions for key markets

451 Research's Impact Report on Nlyte Software, October, 2016.

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Primer On Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

This primer answers questions such as: What is SDDC? Why is it important? How does SDDC work? How does it relate to DCIM? It also shares steps to get ready for SDDC.

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Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools

In the Gartner Magic Quadrant for 2016, Gartner ranks leading DCIM Tools. For three consecutive years, Nlyte has achieved a place in the Leaders quadrant, this year achieving highest placement for ability to execute and furthest placement for completeness of vision.

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7 DCIM Considerations when Migrating to Colocation

Build or Buy? Build and maintain your own data center, or rent space from a colocation provider? If you decide that colocation is the way to go for your business needs, here are 7 important factors to consider before your migration begins.

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DCIM for Dummies

DCIM for Dummies

With this complimentary eBook, you will learn how to reduce costs and increase operational efficiency in the data center, what are DCIM capabilities and components, what steps you can take to successfully deploy DCIM, and best of all...because this is a For Dummies book, you can be sure that it’s easy to read and has touches of humor!

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DCOI Compliance: Understanding the Requirements and DCIM Selection Checklist

A guide to the new Federal initiative including:

Roadmap to meeting the 3 main goals of DCOI – Optimization, Cost Savings and Reduction of Data Centers.

Dashboards to monitor the 5 required Optimization Metrics

Checklist of DCIM vendor selection criteria and how Nlyte stacks up

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6 Focus Areas To Make Your Data Center Regulation SCI Compliant

Complying with Regulation SCI requires simultaneous and well-coordinated action across many organizational domains.

Nlyte’s comprehensive DCSM (data center service management) solution is primed to help you comply with Regulation SCI while producing long-term business gains that last far beyond compliance.

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Getting Started With DCSM

Create a plan that moves your team from manual methods to Integration and Workflow Modeling and become an innovator of delivering IT services for your organization!

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Research by EMA: Improving IT Efficiency with Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)

This report shows that a Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) system can provide all the centralized monitoring and management processes necessary for enabling informed decisions on optimizing configurations, improving reliability and reducing costs.

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Nlyte Connector Frameworks vs. Custom Code – eBook

When integrating a DCIM solution with your existing systems, a choice must be made between the use of engineered custom coding or an off-the-shelf connector. These choices have a dramatic and lasting impact on the long-term success of your DCIM project and the total cost of ownership for IT as a whole.

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ITSM White Paper: Nlyte Extends the Reach of your Change Management

Nlyte Extends the Reach of your Change Management

Account for the physical impact of change by tying together ITSM change management systems (e.g. BMC, ServiceNow) with a DCIM system such as Nlyte to truly improve service levels and agility.

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Quocirca White Paper – When Data Center Layers Converge

Quocirca White Paper - When Data Center Layers Converge

Private cloud and the Software Defined Data Center will change the way that organizations utilize technology to support their computing needs, but DCIM is the only way that a complete picture of a technology platform can be maintained.

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IDC Vendor Brief: DCIM – Building the Foundation for Agile Datacenters

IDC: DCIM - Building the Foundation for Agile Datacenters

This Vendor Brief, conduct by Analyst firm IDC, discusses the trends affecting DCIM implementations and highlights the role that Nlyte plays in the DCIM market.

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ITSM White Paper: Supercharging Your CMDB with Nlyte White Paper

Supercharging Your CMDB with Nlyte White Paper

Your CMDB knows what’s in your data center, and what resources it needs. Nlyte knows where each asset is, where it is in its lifecycle, and what will replace it and when. This white paper explains how Nlyte supercharges your CMDB for better capacity planning and asset lifecycle management both on a day to and planning standpoint.

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ITSM White Paper: Nlyte Aligns Your Data Center’s Physical Infrastructure

ITSM White Paper: Nlyte Aligns Your Data Center’s Physical Infrastructure

Nlyte Software enables enterprises to extend IT management software to include the physical layer with the logical and virtual layers of the Data Center, maximizing the financial benefits from the optimized utilization of assets, power and space.

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IDC Analyst Connection: Important Considerations Beyond PUE Calculations and Other Low-Hanging Fruit

Important Considerations Beyond PUE Calculations and Other Low-Hanging Fruit

Power-centric benefits are just the starting point of a number of advantages gained from a well-managed physical infrastructure. A successful DCIM deployment will reduce the overall cost of IT.

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Getting Started With DCIM

Getting Started With DCIM White Paper

This paper describes the framework for deploying Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software. It recommends four initial steps to get started, and lays out the path for adopting better processes and realizing more benefits over time.

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IDC White Paper: Driving Measurable Business Benefits Through Data Center Asset Life-Cycle Management

Driving Measurable Business Benefits Through Datacenter Asset Life-Cycle Management

Putting into place a proactive datacenter infrastructure asset life-cycle management protocol can reduce datacenter costs, increase the ability to respond to new business needs faster, and mitigate risk and
downtime.

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