“The growth of hyperscale and cloud IT data centers is driving the demand for a solution that supports the entire physical ecosystem, from power and cooling to connectivity and space,” said Jennifer Koppy, research analyst at IDC. “CommScope’s iTRACS solution enables control of all these systems through an interactive, 3D model with a centralized view of IT and facilities operations.”
Collecting data from
systems and physical resources within the modern data center is important, but
this information is only useful if analyzed and applied back into the business
to make intelligent operational and planning decisions. Turning data into
useful information – and guesswork into knowledge – is one of the areas that
IDC’s MarketScape for DCIM highlighted for CommScope’s iTRACS® DCIM software
IDC recently released
the “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Infrastructure Management 2015
Vendor Analysis,” recognizing CommScope’s
iTRACS DCIM software suite and calling out CommScope’s customer
success and business value metrics as decisive strengths.
“The growth of
hyperscale and cloud IT data centers is driving the demand for a solution that
supports the entire physical ecosystem, from power and cooling to connectivity
and space,” said Jennifer Koppy, research analyst at IDC. “CommScope’s iTRACS
solution enables control of all these systems through an interactive, 3D model
with a centralized view of IT and facilities operations.”
As part of CommScope’s
and Efficient Data Center solutions portfolio, iTRACS
DCIM is a comprehensive, open software suite that manages all key physical
resources within the data center – assets, power, space, cooling, and network
connectivity – as a single, dynamic and connected environment.
“As the importance of
data centers grows, being able to holistically manage the physical ecosystem
within a single dashboard is mission-critical for data center owners and
operators,” said Kevin St. Cyr, senior vice president
of Enterprise Solutions, CommScope. “We are pleased that IDC
recognizes the success that iTRACS DCIM has had driving operational efficiency
for our customers, and we will continue to innovate to meet our customers’
IDC and its vendor assessment model, IDC MarketScape, “assess
the strengths and weaknesses of vendors participating in the datacenter
infrastructure management market.” IDC evaluates vendors based on technology
partnerships, selling partnerships, open architecture that supports full
upstream and downstream support of data, and exceptional customer service with
global service and support.
conversation with Ciaran Forde about data center convergence
emerging trends in the data center
Introducing the iTRACS Data
Center Infrastructure Management Platform
Related Blog Posts:
Center Capacity: How Much Do You Have and Need?
Definitions: What is Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)?
Modern Data Center – Challenges and Innovations
Modern Data Center – Challenges and Innovations: Part 2
Modern Data Center – Challenges and Innovations Part 3
iTRACS is a registered
trademark of CommScope, Inc.
CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) helps companies around the world
design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Our vast portfolio
of network infrastructure includes some of the world’s most robust and
innovative wireless and fiber optic solutions. Our talented and experienced
global team is driven to help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing
capacity; improve network performance and availability; increase energy
efficiency; and simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in
the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings
of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites; in telecom central
offices and cable headends; in FTTx deployments; and in airports, trains, and
tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions.
Follow us on Twitter
and like us on Facebook.
Sign up for our press
releases and blog
This press release includes forward-looking statements
that are based on information currently available to management, management’s
beliefs, as well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.
Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject
to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could cause the actual
results to differ materially from those currently expected. In providing forward-looking
statements, the company does not intend, and is not undertaking any obligation
or duty, to update these statements as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.