Schneider Electric StruxureWare

StruxureWare for Data Centers

StruxureWare is broken into several modules to provide complete visibility from the building level down to the Servers. StruxureWare for Data Centers enables businesses to manage their data centers across multiple domains. This integrated suite of DCIM applications provides actionable intelligence for an ideal balance of high availability and peak efficiency, helping data centers respond effectively to optimization requirements.  

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Asset management and documentation of data center operations through inventory management

Instant overview of data center operations through inventory management, PUE calculator, real-time device alarms, and location-based drill-down.

StruxureWare Data Center Operation enables vendor-agnostic inventory management with real-time device failures and data shown within your data center physical layout, as well as recommendations on how to resolve issues. A location-based drill-down view provides a structured overview of data center locations, from a global to local view down to single assets. The Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) calculator supplies information on daily utilization of energy. For instant updates on the go Data Center Operation: Mobile provides access to StruxureWare Data Center Operation information via handheld.

 Operations

·         StruxureWare Data Center Operation

·         Data Center Operation: Capacity

·         Data Center Operation: IT Optimize

·         Data Center Operation: Change

·         Data Center Operation: Energy Efficiency

·         Data Center Operation: Energy Cost

·         Data Center Operation: VIZOR

·         Data Center Operation: Mobile

·         Data Center Operation: Insight

·         Data Center Operation: Server Access

Control

·         StruxureWare Data Center Expert

·         StruxureWare Power Monitoring Expert

·         StruxureWare Cooling Monitoring Expert

Applications

·         Multi-tenant

·         Virtualization

·         Energy Efficiency

·         IT Optimization

·         Integration

·         Visibility and Transparency

 

Manageability

      Customizable view: Flexible application layout through drag and drop to suit the individual needs of the users.

     Virtual store room: Keep track of new devices from arrival on site in the virtual store room, as best practices recommend.

     Floor layout view: View an accurate representation of your data center through the easy-to-use graphical floor layout and 3D view.

     Rack front view: Detailed rack front view provides an accurate graphical representation of equipment and its location in the rack.

     Global asset search: Quickly locate assets through free text search, and export equipment data to excel format.

     Asset library: Utilize the extensive catalog of physical infrastructure and IT devices from leading vendors.

     Custom devices: Quickly customize library assets to your specifications in just 2 clicks, amending custom properties such as power requirements and MAC address etc.

     Organizational view: Provides location-based drill-down for a logical model of the data center, where data center rooms can be organized under regions, countries, campus, sites, buildings and rooms.

Availability

     Inventory management: Shows device data within the physical layout for instant access to device details and asset attributes, and overview of data center operations.

     Alarms within physical layout: Provides real-time device failures within floor layout and rack front view for live status of data center operations.

     Enterprise platform: High availability with failover redundancy through a clustered setup and load balancing, ensuring a mission critical system with no single point of failure.

     Live dashboard: Gain transparency to data center key performance indicators through easily configured web dashboards, displaying customizable management-level information.

     PUE/DCiE calculator: Provides Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) or Data Center infrastructure Efficiency (DCiE) value for information on daily utilization of energy.

     Mobile data center operations: Integrates with StruxureWare Data Center Operation: Mobile for access to the StruxureWare Data Center Operation application on the go via the Motorola MC75 handheld PDA.

     Guided network management: An overview of the data center network paths and their interconnections, provided through guided input for reduction of human error.

     Blade server support: Mirror the exact data center setup, by modeling blades within their blade enclosures.

     Inventory report: Includes structured information on all rack-mount devices, organized by device type, age, manufacturer and properties for quick overview of all current devices within a data center.

Convenience

     Import InfraStruxure configuration: Speed deployment of the software by importing InfraStruxure Designer solution including architecture capabilities and constraints, floor and rack layout.

     Recommended Actions: Intelligent alarm descriptions coupled with recommended resolutions reduces the need for training and mean time to repair.

Agility:      Shared data model   Ensure mature and synchronized data throughout the entire data center life cycle.

     Vendor neutral: Allows for modeling equipment and data from any vendor, providing support for existing data center environments.

     Electrical room support: Monitor capacity and plan changes for centralized power equipment in areas outside of the main data center floor plan.

     Optional deployment services: Ensure speedy deployment through the use of Schneider Electric Professional Services.

     Localization: User interface available in major local languages; English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese & Italian.

Protection

     User roles: Enable location and feature-based access through multi-user login and individual levels of user roles.

     Multi-user access: Enables several users to carry out work on the application simultaneously and merging changes from different users seamlessly.

     Password Security: User-selectable password protection prevents unauthorized access, authorized against LDAP and Active Directory servers.

     Read-only Access: Share access without risking unauthorized configuration changes.

 

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