Extend your ‘hands-on time’ with Perf-eye headset

Extend your ‘hands-on time’ with Perf-eye headset

Augmented reality is coming to the datacenter engineer. Perf-iT is the first DCIM solution provider that offers a true ‘hands-free’ information channel for the datacenter engineers. As pioneering partner of Realwear we are in the front seat when it comes...

Security breach: Cyberattacks put Russian fingers on the switch

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/15/us/politics/russia-cyberattacks.html It’s a real threat This was The New York Times headline of March 15. 2018. It must be frightening for datacenter operators when they fully understand the meaning of this. In this article the White...

Is your Datacenter hack-proof?

Datacenters often spend a lot of money to protect there critical IT environment to keep unwanted persons out. To access a datacenter on IT level as a hacker is almost impossible. Still there are several easy to find hack security breaches, particular on the OT...

Evidence of DCIM benefits. (now statistcally proven!)

For us it has been clear all the time, but now studies on the effects of DCIM at datacenters give evidence: datacenters which have a DCIM deployed suffer less from outages (quantitative) and recover quicker when they do (qualitative) compared to DCs without DCIM. This...
How to write an RFP for DCIM

How to write an RFP for DCIM

We come across a lot of RFPs or RFIs (request for proposal or information) in our line of business. The purpose of these requests is that the requestor can make a substantiated decision on the DCIM tool they are going to purchase. We welcome these RFPs (or RFIs) just...
The real cost of a DCIM tool.

The real cost of a DCIM tool.

DCIM implementations can be a complex and intrusive activity. It makes sense to do some proper research before deciding on a product and supplier. Many blogs or documents on the web tried to cover this item. But comparing DCIM tools is difficult because one always...
Rapid Deployment for Datacentres

Rapid Deployment for Datacentres

During the World Wide Customer summit of ICONICS, Perf-iT is going to present their recently developed “Rapid Deployment” – toolkit for Datacenters. The rapid deployment kit consist of more than 850 Datacenter Specific Typical Elements. Using this...

Human Failure, even at Microsoft’s DC?

Last month an unexpected release of fire suppression agent during a periodic maintenance caused several services of the Microsoft Azure’s platform to automatically shut down. A human error caused customers in Northern Europe having difficulties to connect to the...

4D Cool optimizer for datacenters on IT Room Infra

NEXT LEVEL MONITORING AND CONTROL FOR DATACENTERS A Dutch consortium is working on a breakthrough innovation for data center cooling. A new monitoring engine creates a real-time 3D heat map of your data center room, unveiling whether your cooling energy actually goes...
When is it time to stop using spreadsheets?

When is it time to stop using spreadsheets?

We love spreadsheets! Many data centre operators are still using Excel spreadsheets to manage their data centre. And up to some point this might not even be the worst solution. There are some symptoms however that you should take notice of to remind you of more...