The other reasons why DCIM is (not) failing

The other reasons why DCIM is (not) failing

Responding to Venessa Moffat – TheStack Last week Venessa Moffat of Agile Momentum wrote in TheStack about the real reason why DCIM is failing. This article is a reaction to that publication. First of all let us start with our appreciation of Ms. Moffat’s...
Is your DCIM a robot with a manual ?

Is your DCIM a robot with a manual ?

DCIM: a tool or a solution? The Analogy To try to explain the difference between a DCIM product from Gartner’s Magic Quadrant and, let’s say our DCIM solution it will be best to use an analogy: Imagine you are in need of a bicycle (we are Dutch after all..). You are...
DC infrastructures at risk?

DC infrastructures at risk?

Is your DC infrastructure protected ? A bit of historical background In today’s world more and more devices are ‘connected’. M2M communication (Machine to Machine) was introduced in the late nineties which later went on to become IoT (Internet of Things). GE...
Is DCIM software affected by malware like Wannacry?

Is DCIM software affected by malware like Wannacry?

Is Perf-iT’s DCIM software secure? Wannacry and other malware attacks have raised a number of questions among our clientele. People ask us about their vulnerability and what we do to keep the security of our DCIM software updated. We have always been aware of the...
Dead Camel in Motion?

Dead Camel in Motion?

Our response to a Data Centre News opinion published on March 6, 2017   On the 6th of March Andrew Waterston wrote an article (LINK) about DCIM where he questioned the future of DCIM along a list of 10 topics. Since there is no option to comment on his article...
Six key elements of a DCIM system

Six key elements of a DCIM system

What are the most important aspects according to our customers? Perf-iTs DCIM solution has been build up from the bottom. Each feature we added had its roots in specific customer requirements. We covered many individual requests by data centre operators in bespoke...

Has the shake-out of the DCIM industry started?

Who is to blame for the overhyped expectations? The DCIM business is not living up to its promises. Some larger players draw their conclusions and ‘pulled the plug’ on their products. As a DCIM solution provider we too have been anxious for this ‘huge’ market that was...
Why is Commscope abandoning iTRACS ?

Why is Commscope abandoning iTRACS ?

How come ‘the big guns’ pull out of the DCIM market? To many it seems strange that yet another key player is withdrawing their DCIM product from the market. As you may know: Commscope has announced that it will no longer actively promote iTRACS as their DCIM product...
Capacity planning without throwing money overboard

Capacity planning without throwing money overboard

Capacity Planning Capacity planning is a complex, yet crucial part of your datacenter operations. One needs to be sure that, under all circumstances, the infrastructure capacity is capable of handling the actual demand. Without spending more capital (CAPEX) than...
Finalist DCS Awards 2017

Finalist DCS Awards 2017

Perf-IT is a Finalist in the yearly competition for the DCS Awards in the category “Data Centre Facilities Management Product of the Year on may 18th 2017 in London. Based on the strong combination on monitoring platform of ICONICS and the PERF-IT DCIM...