DCIM for Colocation

Work faster, increase revenue, improve utilization & provide service differentiation

Over the last several years, companies looking to reduce data center operating costs, or avoid costly expansions of existing facilities, have considered using Colocation as a viable option for reducing OPEX and CAPEX costs associated with operating an in-house data center. This rise in popularity has created higher levels of competition between Colocation operators to on-board new customers quicker and keep them longer, through the use of value-added services.

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), empowers colocation operators to better manage their facilities by consolidating all the information needed to make smarter, faster decisions for infrastructure planning and the day-to-day management of hosted equipment. DCIM solutions like OpenData collect real-time data from facility infrastructure and IT equipment, providing operational insight into resource capacity planning as new customers are added (or deleted) and have the ability to share this management information with customers as a value-added service. With DCIM, Colocation operators can transform their business by having the information they need to work faster, increase revenue, improve utilization and provide service differentiation to their customers — while reducing the risk of unplanned downtime from increased density.

OpenData DCIM Solutions

Whether your organization is a Colocation provider, a managed service provider, an application cloud-based service provider, or all of the above, the need for complete and accurate visibility into infrastructure is the key to successfully managing costs, capacity and availability. Because DCIM solutions like OpenData provide real-time data collection and analytics for intelligent capacity planning, all types of service providers can benefit. DCIM makes it possible to optimize the profits derived from your facilities by identifying and freeing stranded capacity, increasing the productivity of your service staff, and insuring that all your SLAs are achieved.

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For more information on OpenData’s Top 5 Reasons Colocation operators need DCIM capabilities