Data Center Infrastructure Management - design ⊷ operation ⊶ location

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Data Center Deployment Contract
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StruxureWare Software Suites

Data Center Infrastructure Management

StruxureWare suites address unique business needs across buildings, industrial plants, and data centres. Each suite delivers seamless integration with third-party offers and legacy systems as well as a scalable platform and consistent user experience.


StruxureWare for Data Centres


This suite integrates market-leading, data centre-focused software applications to deliver the actionable information that expert users, facility, and IT teams need to keep the data centre operating with an ideal balance of high availability and peak efficiency. It is called Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)


There are different flavours of DCIM: SMB - The APC Legacy, Bigger Data Centers - Schneider Electric, Segments - Banking, Hospitals and Manufacturing AND Specialized Data Centers

Data Center Infrastructure Management

Complex data center environments cause organizations to look for intelligent infrastructure management systems to solve issues concerning: Converged management, IT Optimization, Energy Efficiency, Virtualization and Multi-tenant.

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Are You Looking For


  • Being in Control. 
  • Coping with high rate of change. 
  • Transparency and visibility. 
  • Comply with regulatory requirements. 
  • Higher service levels. 
  • Integrated Cross Functional Teams. 
  • Improved Environmental Profile and Ability to Forecast!


IT Infrastructure and Device Monitoring (Expert Solution)


  • Real-time, Centralized monitoring & Control
  • Device groups
  • Critical information accessible by multiple users
  • Graphical trending Analysis
  • Use-defined reports and graphs
  • Custom reporting
  • Alarms
  • Surveillance
  • Mass configuration
  • Open and flexible architecture
  • Integration


Power Monitoring


  • Decrease number of power outages and reduce the duration time of the outages
  • Improve the effectiveness of Maintenance Activities
  • Manage Power Loading and Balancing
  • Improve Power Distribution Efficiency
  • Simplify Customer Energy Billing


Data Center Expert Appliance

Virtual Appliance


  • Monitor up to 250 camera devices
  • Scales to 4025 node devices


Hardware Appliances


  • Basic: Monitors up to 15 camera devices and Scales to 525 node devices
  • Standard: Monitors up to 125 camera devices and Scales to 2025 node devices
  • Enterprise: Monitors up to 250 camera devices and Scales to 4025 node devices

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I have a non-Schneider data center; can I still use the StruxureWare for Data Centers Software solution?

Yes, the portfolio supports multi-vendor equipment.

Can your software manage cooling capacity for perimeter equipment?

Yes, the portfolio supports any type of cooling equipment from any manufacturer.

Can StruxureWare Data Center Operation run without StruxureWare Expert?

Yes, however, we do recommend running StruxureWare Expert for monitoring purposes.

Must I have a maintenance contract for both StruxureWare Expert and StruxureWare Data Center Operation for year one?

Yes, our goal is customer satisfaction and we believe access to new features and bug fixes is necessary to achieve this goal.

I don’t want to set up the system; can Schneider Electric or a partner do this for me?

Yes, there are various service installation and configuration offerings from which to choose.

What are the requirements for installing StruxureWare Data Center Operation?

For 7.0 and onwards you must purchase a new server in order to run StruxureWare Data Center Operation. 

The most manageable, most adaptable infrastructure for small IT environments

  • NetShelter™ SX solutions
  • NetShelter SX cable management
  • Shelves and mounting hardware
  • Rack components
  • Open frame racks
  • Netshelter CX enclosure
  • Specialty enclosures
  • Rack cooling and airflow management
  • Rack power distribution
  • NetBotz™ security and environmental monitoring
  • StruxureWare™ Central
  • LCD monitors and KVM switches
  • Smart-UPS™
  • Symmetra™

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APC NetBotz

APC NetBotz is an active, scalable monitoring solution designed to protect against  physical threats, environmental or human, that can cause disruption to IT assets. APC NetBotz delivers the industry’s most robust security and  environmental solution over an IP network.


APC NetBotz Access Control 


Enabling remote and local access control for your APC NetShelter SX enclosures thus protecting IT assets from physical threats within your Data Centres, Server Rooms and Communication Rooms.

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Right-sized power

Scalable, modular, energy-efficient options, such as our three phase PDUs and industry-leading UPS units, let customers add power as needed.

Row-based cooling

Our complete cooling portfolio includes APC InRow™ units, precision air conditioning, chillers, and more, for the optimal solution from rack to row to room to building.

Racks and accessories

Our agile, vendor-neutral racks can accommodate ever-changing IT equipment for easy deployment and manageability, while maximizing space, efficiency, and availability.

Monitoring software

StruxureWare™ for Data Centers lets your customer make informed, business-minded decisions that result in the highest operational and energy efficiency.

Data Center Deployment Contract

  • Pre-fabricated Modular Data Centers with DCMI for monitoring and control
  • Physical Infrastructure Solutions that are designed to work together and optimally support the performance of your active equipment
  • Pre-configured solutions consisting of fiber and copper connectivity, cable management, PDUs and access control that combine to optimize both air flow management for heat containment and rack-level security


APC by Schneider Electric™ is the innovator and thought leader in providing scalable, modular, and highly efficient power and cooling solutions.

APC offers the only end-to-end dynamic solution for the virtualized data center, with top-rated power and cooling, exclusive software, and the racks and accessories to enable you to design and deploy a customized infrastructure that fully supports your customers‟ virtual and physical data centers. 

With this winning combination, APC by Schneider Electric data centers achieve the highest availability and cost savings in the industry.


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Today's data center designers are often required to possess knowledge in mechanical, electrical and telecommunications systems, as well as being familiar with the other needs of a data center such as reliability, security and building requirements.

Gain efficiency and cut costs with the right power, cooling, and software solutions

The fact is, whether it's to upgrade systems, improve a disaster recovery strategy, or implement a failover site, you are already virtualizing. The good news is that no matter what stage your virtualization project is in, there is always more we can do to help you further cut costs and gain efficiency. 

Solutions

  • Low Density Data Center
  • High Density Data Center
  • Modular Data Center
  • InfraStruxure


Availability you prefer: N, N+1, 2N, or 2 N+1, with efficiency, density and scalability your business needs

What We Give Our Customers

Efficiency

The services, systems and technology to reduce the energy consumed, the cost per kWh and drive down operation expenditure to deliver measurable efficiency at home, work and in the city ...


Intelligence

Smart, real-time data and information delivered across integrated systems through connected open platforms to the right user via the most appropriable device ... 


Sustainability

The ability to take and act upon decisions at all levels, ensuring that efficiency measures free up energy capacity for the long term and provide improved ROI and performance


Services and Training

INSTALLATION, CONFIGURATION, INTEGRATION and EDUCATION


Other services may include: Communication Room Audit, Installation & Configuration, Support & Maintenance, Pre-configuration, Remote Monitoring, Hosting (Cloud Services), WAN Services etc.

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DCIM Trends

In-House versus Outsource Deployment Mix


  • Maturity Assessment
  • Maturity Score
  • Potential Cost Savings 

Invest in DCIM Solution

  • Identify availability threats (30%)
  • Manageability and visibility of assets/status (29%)
  • Capacity management (71%) [power * cooling * space]

APC Power Distribution Units

APC provides a wide array of power distribution solutions for your IT environment. APCs standardized PDUs are designed to increase the manageability and efficiency of your data centre. Power Distribution solutions provide real-time remote load monitoring of connected equipment and individual outlet power control for remote power recycling, manage power-up or power-down sequencing of equipment.


Rack Power Distribution Units are available in the following categories: Metered by Outlet, Metered, Switched and Basic Row Power Distribution Units are available in the following categories: Modular and Configurable


Rack Mount Transfer Switches are also available

APC Rack Systems

Whether it’s a network closet, a server room, or a data centre of any size, IT operations rely on racks and enclosures for support, organization, and management of the rack-mount equipment. Servers, storage, switches, routers, power distribution units, console port servers, KVM switches — today’s racks and enclosures are expected to support a greater number and greater variety of applications and devices.


  • Netshelter SX
  • Netshelter SV
  • Server Room in a Box – Netshelter CX

APC UPS Systems

  • APC Replacement Battery Cartridges
  • Smart-UPS
  • Smart-UPS On-Line

Smart UPS - 24/7/365 network uptime»

Don't let network downtime cost your business!


The APC Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is designed to prevent utility power blackouts, brownouts, sags and surges from reaching your electronic equipment. 


The uninterruptible power supply (UPS) filters small utility line fluctuations and isolates your electronic equipment from large disturbances by internally disconnecting from the utility line. The UPS provides continuous power from the internal battery until utility power returns to safe levels or the battery is fully discharged.


What does an hour of downtime cost your business?

Today, protecting your business network is more critical than ever. APC™ by Schneider Electric Smart-UPS™ uninterruptible power supplies:

                     

  • Protect critical network switches and routerss
  • Eliminate costly downtime by providing reliable, network-grade powers
  • Keeping employees connected to business-critical applications whether they are in house, at a co-location facility, or in the cloud.


Reduce human-error downtime, too!

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