"End users have the expectation that IT services should be delivered almost instantly, and these expectations will only accelerate going forward,” said Jennifer Koppy, IDC research director. “Solutions such as CPIM 3.4, which speeds the roll-out of new IT services while providing greater visibility into the power, cooling and environmental impact on the datacenter, will enable data center managers to rise to the challenge and ultimately deliver a better customer experience."
iTRACS, a CommScope company providing open, enterprise-class data
center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions, has released Converged
Physical Infrastructure Management® (CPIM) 3.4 to improve
change management capabilities and enhance integrations between DCIM and
DCIM is increasingly
being used as a strategic asset to help maximize the delivery of IT services to
the business and the overall value of the infrastructure investment. CPIM® 3.4 continues the evolution
of iTRACS’ award-winning DCIM platform in meeting this challenge.
"End users have
the expectation that IT services should be delivered almost instantly, and
these expectations will only accelerate going forward,” said Jennifer Koppy,
IDC research director. “Solutions such as CPIM 3.4, which speeds the roll-out
of new IT services while providing greater visibility into the power, cooling
and environmental impact on the datacenter, will enable data center managers to
rise to the challenge and ultimately deliver a better customer
CPIM 3.4 offers a host
of capability enhancements, including:
- Faster DCIM deployments. A faster data import capability can help accelerate DCIM model-building
and time-to-value for DCIM deployments.
- Better integrations with outside systems. Improved guided conflict resolution (asset
reconciliation) features help operators quickly resolve data conflicts that can
arise when combining data from multiple systems.
- Enhancements to operational monitoring with
VMware and OSIsoft. CPIM 3.4 collects,
aggregates, and analyzes new additional real-time data points on power, virtual
machines and other key metrics, offering users faster access to and reporting
on mission-critical information.
- Optimized change management. Enhanced browser-based capabilities include
improvements in commissioning and task management. Moves, adds and changes can
be conducted faster to accelerate the delivery of IT services to the business.
“Whether it’s an
enterprise or multi tenant facility, data centers are increasingly leveraging
DCIM to enhance agility and efficiency in response to the needs of their
end-users,” said Anand Ekbote, vice president of infrastructure management,
CommScope. “The focus for data center operators usually revolves around speed
and agility in relation to deploying new IT assets, getting actionable
information on power and integrating DCIM with outside systems. CPIM 3.4 meets
these demands with new usability features that offer convenience and
The iTRACS CPIM software suite is globally
available to CommScope customers and is supported through CommScope’s extensive
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