by Angela Guess
According to a new press release, “Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced EcoStruxure IT, the first Data Center Management as a Service architecture. EcoStruxure IT revolutionizes DCIM by delivering a cloud-based architecture purpose-built for hybrid IT and data center environments. The vendor-agnostic architecture delivers a new standard for proactive insights on critical assets that impact the health and availability of an IT environment with the ability to deliver actionable real-time recommendations to optimize infrastructure performance and mitigate risk.”
The release goes on, “Key benefits include: Global visibility across the hybrid ecosystem—from anywhere—with one tap access right from a smartphone. Device information, smart alarms and monitoring through an open system collecting data from all devices, regardless of vendor. Foresight into potential risks by leveraging global benchmarks and analytics in the EcoStruxure data lake. Ease of deployment through a convenient subscription model for any size environment. 24/7 remote monitoring with the Schneider Electric Service Bureau; in the event of an incident, the Service Bureau helps troubleshoot and ultimately reduces mean time to repair.”
Dave Johnson, Executive Vice President of the IT Division at Schneider Electric, commented, “The growing complexity and diversity of critical data center environments coupled with reduced budget and staff have led to a management challenge for data center professionals. The first step in overcoming this challenge is through a cloud-first management strategy. EcoStruxure IT provides global access and insights to data center environments from anywhere, at any time, on any device… Bringing this level of visibility and access to our customers will enable them to benchmark their entire IT ecosystem while providing trend analysis, intelligent maintenance and more, all while reducing risks and increasing efficiency.”
Read more at PR Newswire.
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