Per industry analyst firm the 451 Group, “a data center infrastructure management (DCiM) system collects and manages information about a data center’s assets, resource use and operational status”. The Compass management platform has been developed to provide you with these exact capabilities to enhance your ability to control your data center operations.
Baseline MEP resource use and status information is delivered via our BMS software that ships with each of our PowerCenter modules. Unlike other proprietary offerings, however, this web-based system has been developed as an open platform to support DCiM capabilities ranging from Schneider Electric’s Struxtureware modules, your own in-house developed applications to other third party applications.
This open approach enables you to operate your Compass as a single entity or as part of a multi-data center network. By providing you with the ability to collect, manage and visualize essential information related to your data center operations, Compass’ management platform enhances your ability to control and optimize both your existing and future operations. For example, your operational insight and decision-making capabilities can be enhanced through the platform’s ability to add IT functionality such as:
Data center management has become too important to be included in data center offerings as an after thought. Compass’ pre-integrated support for DCiM applications reflects this new table stakes data center requirement.