Tag Archives: DCIM

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to DCIM

The IT world around us changed! The very way we approach delivering IT services was re-imagined and re-invented. While the underlying technologies themselves got faster, smaller and lower in cost, each of those pieces became more commoditized and virtualized which … Continue reading

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Best Bet DCIM Providers for 2016

Now that 2016 is upon us, I find that the DCIM industry is really starting to settle out. Most of you know that I joined the DCIM industry before it was actually called “DCIM” (in fact for a brief period … Continue reading

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DCIM Facts versus Myth – Time for a Reality Check!

Last week we conducted an online webinar devoted to discussing the common mis-understandings and myths associated with DCIM. Over 400 people registered for the webinar and we had a ton of questions and comments afterwards. Its very clear that DCIM is a … Continue reading

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Exposing IT Value to the Business

The IT industry is currently experiencing an amazing transformation. Whereas most long term IT professionals have spent their careers creating and supporting increasingly complex IT structures with primary metrics of availability and uptime, the new CIO mantra has become service … Continue reading

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“The New Phonebook’s Here!” (a.k.a. Gartner releases the first ever DCIM Magic Quadrant!)

You probably remember this classic sound bite from the 1979 movie called “The Jerk” which starred Steve Martin where he played a naïve guy from Mississippi who is transplanted to St. Louis and tries to make his way in his simple … Continue reading

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Getting Past Rhetoric, Real observations of the value of DCIM

We have all lived through the past half-dozen years waiting for the nascent DCIM market to arrive. Vendors and customers alike have been hearing about ‘the promise’ of DCIM for many years, and have been waiting for just the right … Continue reading

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“220, 221, Whatever it Takes!”

“220, 221… Whatever it takes!” was a famous line of dialog from one of my favorite classic movies, “Mr. Mom” starring Michael Keaton and Teri Garr. In the movie, Michael’s character finds himself between jobs and his wife becomes the … Continue reading

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