Tag Archives: DCIM

Everything as a Service! DCIM has reached its stride…

The world of IT is changing rapidly and nearly every conceivable IT offering is now being introduced by various vendors “AS A SERVICE”. Doing a quick Google search, and talking to your main IT vendors, you’ll see Desktop as a … Continue reading

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Technology and the Federal Government…

The Federal government is in the midst of one of the most massive technology transformations in recent history. Every facet of the government is being evaluated to determine if the technology involved and already in place is both suitable to … Continue reading

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VMworld said it all: Data Center Transformation is EVERYWHERE!

When it comes to the IT industry, I tend to get very excited about change, the bigger the better. Some people resist big change, but I look at change as the opportunity to move forward. As I see it, change tends to be … Continue reading

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DCIM Value: Two Halves make the Whole!

I am still surprised that so many of the DCIM (proper) solutions on the market today focus on only a small portion of the DCIM promise. The eye candy portion. Drawing floorplans, standing up pretty hi-fidelity racks and simple monitoring of IT gear. Looks … Continue reading

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Doing your income taxes with an Abacus…

It still amazes me how many of the DCIM solutions on the market continue to miss the BIG value point: Customers not only want these vendors to provide the core tools to do whatever the customer themselves can imagine, but … Continue reading

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Customers beg DCIM vendors: Say What You Do, Do What You Say!

With more than 200 vendors now claiming to offer some form of DCIM solution, it is getting harder and harder to navigate the DCIM solution waters for potential customers. For every positive customer experience in the DCIM world, it seems … Continue reading

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TWO for ONE special… The TRUE costs of DCIM

I am asked the question regulary regarding cost estimating DCIM implementations. It’s really a pretty complex answer since there are SO many definitions of what a DCIM solution is and it really is different for every customer. That said, I can … Continue reading

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