Posted on May 14, 2012
— Vendors Selected for the ‘Cool Vendor’ DCIM Report are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing —
SOMERSET, N.J. (May 14 2012) — Raritan, a leading provider of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions, has been selected for the Gartner, Inc. “Cool Vendors in DCIM and Related Tools, 2012"1 report.
Gartner examined those vendors “with attractive data center infrastructure management tools to manage and control energy and critical data center resources. These tools integrate facets of IT systems, building systems and energy management with a focus on IT assets and the infrastructure to support them.” According to Gartner, “Data center managers recognize that power and cooling represent major challenges, and that DCIM and related tools can effectively help minimize these challenges.”
The firm predicts that by 2015, DCIM tools and processes will grow from 5 percent penetration in 2011 to 60 percent.
“We consider our inclusion in Gartner’s ‘Cool Vendor’ report a major confirmation of our success in creating innovative solutions that solve today’s data center challenges,” said Gary Marks, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. “As a pioneer in the DCIM segment, this recognition from Gartner highlights the contributions we have been making to advance more efficient data centers with DCIM and energy management solutions.”
Raritan’s DCIM solutions—including dcTrack® DCIM software, Power IQ® energy management software, smart electronic asset tracking and intelligent PDUs—help data centers better manage and utilize resources. They provide innovative ways to solve data center issues—such as reducing energy use and costs for power and cooling, finding infrastructure capacity, and using more-efficient ways to add servers, make changes and monitor performance.
About Raritan (Raritan.com)
Raritan is a proven innovator of power management, infrastructure management, KVM and serial solutions for data centers of all sizes. In more than 50,000 locations worldwide, Raritan’s award-winning hardware and software solutions—including intelligent rack PDUs; energy management software; DCIM software solutions to effectively manage data center capacity, assets and change; and KVM-over-IP and Serial-over-IP access products—provide IT and facility directors, managers and administrators with the control they need to increase power management efficiency, improve data center productivity and enhance branch office operations. Based in Somerset, N.J., Raritan has offices worldwide serving customers in 76 countries. Visit us at Raritan.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 company has been recognized by the EPA for its contribution to the agency’s data center initiative.
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 Gartner “Cool Vendors in DCIM and Related Tools, 2012” by Henrique Cecci, Jeffrey Hewitt, Steve Ohr, Jay E. Pultz, April Adams, Rakesh Kumar, April 27, 2012.
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