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Cormant DCIM Mobility Makes Asset Audits Work

In this blog post, Brad Beamish, Director of Consulting Services for Cormant, reviews why auditing is an essential part of a successful DCIM deployment. The Equipment Validation Challenge Cormant routinely manages DCIM deployments for customers where Cormant DCIM replaces an existing tool set for managing IT infrastructure.  In many cases, the current system (often spreadsheets …

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Fixed Price Projects

Director of Professional Services, Brad Beamish, discusses Cormant’s Guaranteed Price Project Solution. To reduce the perception customers have that DCIM deployments are complex, uncertain and excessively long Cormant has been quoting many DCIM deployment projects recently with guaranteed pricing. Don’t get me wrong, DCIM projects can still be complex to fully deploy and integrate with …

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Cormant-CS Announces Monthly Webinars

Spreadsheets to DCIM in 20 Minutes, is the first in a series of live, web based information sessions presented by Cormant Inc., the developers of Cormant-CS.  This information session reviews how customers can get instant value from their existing spreadsheet records by importing these records into Cormant-CS.  This session covers topics such as: Reviewing typical spreadsheet records …

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Cormant-CS Delivers Power Management Capabilities

The latest release of the Cormant-CS DCIM solution now includes additional out-of-the-box support for real time power and environmental queries.  With queried data available in Cormant-CS, users can configure reports, dashboards and alerts based on the desired threshold.  Cormant includes support for the following PDU manufacturers: Server Technology, Geist, Raritan, Eaton, APC and Tripp Lite. …

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What I Have Come to Understand About DCIM

A personal note from Steve Allegretti. 2017 was another learning year for me in the world of DCIM.   All of the private companies I spoke with last year had the same basic challenges of: Optimizing Asset Management Efficiently Monitoring Power and Environmental Factors Creating Relevant Alerts Change Management Best Practices Streamlining Report Functionality Companies overall …

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Cormant Live from the GSA DCOI Summit

Brad Beamish, Director of Professional Services, shares his experience. “I attended the first ever GSA DCOI summit held in Washington DC on November 20th, 2017 with my colleague, Steve Allegretti. We personally attended this trade show to offer live DCIM and DCOI expertise, as well as, in-person demonstrations of Cormant-CS to the many US Federal Agencies …

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DCIM Complexity?

Does DCIM Deployment need to be as complex as it sometimes seem? While at a recent data center conference I was struck by the number of conversations I had with data center managers who had looked at a couple of DCIM solutions and decided DCIM was ‘too hard’. This always frustrates me. Enterprises typically track …

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Santa Claus Uses DCIM

What’s on Santa’s DCIM list? Find out here! Santa needs DCIM? Why on earth would that be? Well obviously, a global enterprise like the Claus family operation has a substantial IT need. Certainly, the scale of the back office functions that Mrs. Claus runs needs some pretty substantial IT. The elves have to keep track of …

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