Meeting Modern Data Center Needs with Hybrid Digital Infrastructure Management

Our Questions to Oliver Lindner

Enterprise organizations are experiencing rapid change, largely driven by digital transformation initiatives and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both require new thinking on how IT resources must be deployed and managed to support business-critical operations and the needs of remote workforces.

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FNT Recognized in Gartner’s Market Guide for DCIM Tools

According to Gartner in its December 2017 Market Guide for Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools report, “managing infrastructure has become more complex as the traditional data center view expands to include infrastructure housed in the cloud, micro data centers, colocation facilities or edge computing environments.”

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Optimize Your Data Center to Reclaim Lost Capacities

Lost capacities within the data center are often the result of varying lifecycles between ICT assets, technical developments and facilities. As modern data center operations evolve past traditional design planning, both operational and financial challenges arise.

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451 Research Report Covers FNT Command’s Ability to Manage Network Assets

Over the past several years, 451 Research has tracked FNT Software as a DCIM supplier. Recently, analyst Andy Lawrence and his team at 451 Research published a report on how FNT meets the growing demand for tools to manage intra- and inter-data center networks.

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Best Practices on How to Implement a DCIM Solution

Data center operations for colocation providers differ fundamentally from enterprise IT operations – however, the process for implementing a DCIM solution is correlative. Data center expert Soeren Schroeder believes it depends more on the company’s culture rather than how the software is used.

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Taking DCIM Further

The declared aim of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is to bridge the gap between organizational silos and support agile methodologies across multiple departments. But there is more to DCIM than a merging of facility and server management. With the rise of virtualization and SDx, it is necessary to consider a number of other stakeholders to ensure truly professional and efficient data center operation.
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