Schneider announces expansion of DCIM portfolio


Schneider Electric has expanded its DCIM portfolio with the introduction of EcoStruxure IT Advisor. Harnessing the power of the cloud, the solution delivers a simplified way to deploy data centre management that is accessible anywhere and at any-time.

Available today anywhere in the world

IT Advisor focuses on making data centre management and operations more efficient. This cloud-based planning and modeling tool enables data centre operators of large data centres and colocation facilities to reduce operating expenses and maximise uptime by optimizing capacity, analysing business impact, and automating workflows.

“Hybrid data centre architectures are driving the industry to rethink the way their data centre infrastructure is managed and operated” said Kim Povlsen, Vice President and General Manager, Digital Services and Software, Schneider Electric.  “EcoStruxure IT Advisor addresses this need by offering customers a powerful cloud-based or on-premise data centre planning and modelling software, accessible from anywhere, and delivered with a flexible subscription model.”

EcoStruxure IT Advisor’s key features and benefits include:

  • Asset management for accurate inventory: Data is shown within the physical layout for instant access to accurate device details and asset attributes.
  • Risk planning for proactive incident management: The Impact Analysis report indicates how incidents may impact devices and infrastructure.
  • Change management for all asset moves, adds and changes: Workflow automation ensures human error is reduced and best practices are deployed.

For colocation providers, EcoStruxure IT Advisor offers a floor view with areas, cages and racks, and IT assets, along with detailed floor and rack utilisation reports.

For more information on EcoStruxure IT Advisor, click here.


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