WEST KINGSTON, RI – January 29, 2013 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today introduced StruxureWare™ Data Center Operation for Co-location, a Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) application within the StruxureWare for Data Centers Software Suite, that is specifically designed to address the needs of data centers with multiple tenants. This new offering is able to optimize data center equipment and space by providing multi-tenant data center providers and managers – including wholesale, retail, managed hosting and cloud providers – with real-time status updates on data center capacities, including data center power, cooling, and available space, to help identify any constraints for future expansion and to better allocate equipment and resources. The application also provides insight into usage and availability on a tenant level, which enables facility managers to operate the data center as a business through capabilities like detailed chargeback for power and integrated tenant billing and support.
“StruxureWare Data Center Operation for Co-location provides unique business advantages for multi-tenant data center operators,” said Soeren Brogaard Jensen, Vice President, Solution Software, Schneider Electric. “This DCIM solution identifies available cage and rack space and has the ability to integrate tenant billing, saving co-location providers time while delivering the most accurate availability information to make business decisions and transactions on the go, at a speed they have never been able to conduct such business before.”
Expanding on Schneider Electric’s existing end-to-end DCIM software suite which enables data center managers to monitor, operate, analyze and optimize the power, cooling, security and energy usage from building through IT systems, major features of the StruxureWare Data Center Operation for Co-location offering are:
The new StruxureWare Data Center Operation for Co-location facilities integrates with Schneider Electric’s end-to-end DCIM software suite which enables data centers to monitor, operate, analyze and optimize power, cooling, security and energy. StruxureWare Data Center Operation for Co-location is available immediately; please visit the product website or call 800-877-4080 for more information.