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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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Documenting Interop’s Physical Infrastructure

Cormant has been tracking the InteropNET’s physical infrastructure for over 5 years providing full documentation of all equipment, cabled connections, power usage, and more. Cables and cable management can be fairly one-dimensional. Together they provide an organized system of “pipes” for data to flow through and are limited only by a few, simple technical factors. …

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April Event Recap – Data Center World Las Vegas 2015 and 4 Critical IT, Netherlands

Data Center World Las Vegas 2015 On April 19, 2015, the Cormant team embarked on a journey to our neighboring state for AFCOM’s Data Center World (DCW), Las Vegas as we do every year. DCW combines various information sessions on a wide variety of topics from renowned industry thought leaders with over 1,000 attendees, hundreds of …

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Infographic: The Successful DCIM Journey

Step-by-step approach to your DCIM journey from the experience of hundreds of companies who have achieved DCIM success. Click, learn, and share the steps to plan your successful DCIM journey. Want additional resources to continue your DCIM journey knowledge? An in-depth view of the DCIM journey in this blog post—  by Cormant CEO, Paul Goodison. “The DCIM Journey” thought …

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Interop Hotstage From the Eyes of a New Cormant-CS DCIM User

Ever wonder how Interop, with its thousands of attendees, maintains solid uptime, connectivity, and data accuracy? A new Cormant-CS DCIM user walks us through his experience with a great DCIM analogy. By: Matthew Morrissey – Senior Developer, Cormant Inc. My first experience using the Cormant-CS software was very informative and educational.  It was at InteropNet’s …

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Top 3 Ways to Save Money with DCIM

In this blog 1 in a 2-part set, read the top 3 ways companies are saving money with DCIM. There’s skepticism around the ROI of DCIM (data center infrastructure management) tools. It stems from the number of vendors in the market, the disparity between offerings and the ROI not being tracked solely in terms of …

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