What is Rackwise
Rackwise data center management software focuses on the hierarchy of needs within a data center organization. Our flagship software RACKWISE Data Center Manager (DCM) is a multi-layered software consisting of Data Center Essentials, Data Center Intelligence and Real-world Integration.
Founded on the 5 key elements of data center management—Visualization, Documentation, Modeling, Analysis, Management—Data Center Essentials provides a strong base to build upon.
Built on the foundation of Data Center Essentials, Data Center Intelligence provides the views and information needed to make data-driven decisions in a fully analyzed and graphical format. Financial Analysis is the pinnacle that completes the DCM Solution, providing you with the ability to model complex “What if” scenarios and report on their financial impact to the data center bottom line.
Real World Integration
Integration to Data Center Management applications and data is bounded with an integration layer, Web services API. This allows RACKWISE DCM to integrate and participate with other software, data bases/CMDBs, and the process workflow of data center operations.
Provides the functionality to optimize the data center by locating servers with low CPU utilization, recognize top power/space/heat consumption devices, and correlate those devices to the applications and business services they support. Decommission and commission devices according to most significant savings and ROI.
- Determine the top power consuming racks
- Determine server virtualization candidates by:
- Low CPU utilization
- High power consumption
- High heat generation
- Instantly calculate savings of decommission selected devices.
Data Center Intelligence (DCI) provides additional insight into the data center in workings. This functionality provides those responsible planning and forecasting future data center needs the information necessary to meet those objectives simply and easily.
Customer Implementation Flexibility
Rackwise provides a series of licensing models that allow you to choose the model that best suits your company needs:
Rackwise Data Center license. This is one time license fee for a perpetual software license with a yearly maintenance fee. You own, implement and operate the software on your site. Rackwise offers a series of fee-based services that include assessment, planning and implementation as well as training and knowledge transfer to assist for faster ROI. Additional fee based consulting services are available.
Rackwise Data Center Subscription – a one year on-site renewable subscription
Rackwise OnDemand, a SaaS based model. Particularly appropriate for small and medium sized firms with data centers that do not exceed 100 racks. Rackwise is delivered as a service via the Cloud. No additional on-site hardware or software investment is required making this a more affordable model in some instances. Rackwise OnDemand is a pay-for-what-you-use purchase model.