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Raritan Experts Speak at AFCOM on DCIM, Power Management and Efficient Use of Data Center Resources

Posted on October 15, 2014

—CareTech, a Raritan DCIM Customer, to participate in IDC-moderated panel on DCIM—

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014Raritan, a leading provider of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) and rack power distribution solutions, will be speaking in three sessions at AFCOM Data Center World in Orlando next week. The presentations will focus on managing resources more efficiently to deliver optimized and resilient data center infrastructures.

Two sessions will examine DCIM solutions and how they provide better visibility, manageability and control over important data center resources. Both of these sessions will provide a first-hand account from a Raritan customer who has deployed DCIM. The third session will focus on innovations in rack power.

Flip the Switch on Your Lights-Out Colo Facility with DCIM Real-Time (TRD 18)
Wednesday, October 22, 8–9 am, Room: Coral Spring
Presented by: Jamie Fogal, Data Center Architect at CareTech Solutions, and James Cerwinski, Director of DCIM Software at Raritan

Learn how a major colo provider for the healthcare industry uses intelligent energy management solutions to monitor energy usage of its customers and its data center to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs.  Hear how the Raritan DCIM energy solution enables the colo to readily share energy reports and SLA updates with its clientele. The presenter also will share how the colo provides secure remote power cycling access to its customers and the benefits to customers and the provider. The session will examine how to select and deploy tools to support rack environmental monitoring and capacity planning.

DCIM for Data Center Visibility and Automation: Critical Elements in the Operational Toolkit (DFS 11)
Wednesday, October 22, 9:10–10:10am and 10:20-11:20am, Room: Orlando Ballroom
James Cerwinski, Director of DCIM Software at Raritan, and Raritan customer Jamie Fogal, Data Center Architect at CareTech, will join other DCIM experts in a panel discussion moderated by Jennifer Koppy, research director for IDC’s Datacenter Trends & Strategies.

This session will explore how to increase your chances of success with DCIM. The panel of DCIM experts will explain how to select the most appropriate DCIM solution to meet unique goals, and what it takes to use DCIM to manage your data center effectively.

“DCIM solutions are gaining traction because they readily and visually provide key information and insight on end-to-end data center utilization and capacity, as well as help simplify the daily operations of moves, adds, and changes,” says Cerwinski.  “Our AFCOM panel sessions should be of interest to those who are in the process of considering a DCIM solution.”

Four Reasons Why You Need the Latest, Innovative Data Center Rack Power Distribution (PIS 5)
Monday, October 20, 9:10–10:10 am, Room: Rainbow Spring
Presented By: David Wood, Director- Power Business at Raritan

Learn about the latest innovations in rack power and how Raritan’s solutions to practical problems have largely impacted data center operations. It’s not just a rack PDU anymore; come and find out how Raritan’s new third-generation design improves energy efficiency. Discover how Raritan’s latest patent-pending, hybrid-design Rack Transfer Switch addresses data center needs for more reliability.

AFCOM Booth #517
Raritan will be showing its extensive portfolio of rack iPDUs (intelligent power distribution units),  DCIM software, KVM Switches and other solutions for managing data center resources efficiently. 

About Raritan
Raritan is a proven innovator of power management solutions, DCIM software, and KVM-over-IP switches for data centers of all sizes. Based in Somerset, NJ, Raritan has a global presence across 38 offices, serving 76 countries and 50,000 customer locations worldwide. Raritan’s award-winning hardware and software solutions increase energy efficiency, improve reliability, and raise productivity. Visit us at Raritan.com, RaritanDCIM.com, or follow us on the Raritan blog.

Raritan is an active member of the Green Grid, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design associations. The EPA has recognized Raritan for its contribution to the agency’s data center initiative. A number of top industry analyst firms have recognized the company:  Raritan was named a “Cool DCIM Vendor” by Gartner; a “Major DCIM player worldwide” by IDC; a “Strong Value DCIM Vendor” by EMA; and, “Key DCIM player” by TechNavio. Raritan’s DCIM solution also has won a number of awards.

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Raritan Booth #517
AFCOM Data Center World Fall Conference
Hyatt Regency - Orlando, FL

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