Panduit DCIM Solution Overview

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Panduit Physical Infrastructure Manager™ (PIM™) Software Platform and PViQ Intelligent Hardware combine for a comprehensive data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution. This intelligent software and hardware provides data center professionals greater staff productivity and visibility of all data center assets along with their connectivity, locations, and relationships. PIM™ solutions allow you to discover, visualize, model, control, report, predict and manage all physical data center assets including the ability to simply deploy new assets and plan capacity for future growth. PIM™ solutions can also help control energy costs, reduce risks and increase operational efficiency.

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  • 1. 1Panduit Unified Physical Infrastructure Solutions SM Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Solutions 3/7/2012
  • 2. 2Common Data Center and Extended EnterprisePain Points and NeedsPain Points Needs Managing increasing data Critical IT asset information for center scale and complexity change management and Lack of visibility into planning enterprise facilities Monitoring of highly distributed g g y Optimization of existing resources IT assets and assets Integrations with asset Inconsistent, highly manual, management, network Interdependencies error-prone processes management, and service desk g are more critical Lack of end-to-end visibility of full platforms asset lifecycle, including physical Reporting, dashboard location and relevant asset visualization, and analytics Difficulty ensuring assets support business unit operational and planning requirements Current asset management systems dont track moves of IT assets t
  • 3. Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) Approach Flexible, end-to-end UPI-based solutions help meet business and technology challenges head on for a smarter unified business foundation smarter, foundation. Mitigate Risk Efficient physical infrastructure management enables seamless integration to reduce risks which can occur throughout the network Lower Cost Panduit physical infrastructure solutions drive financial advantages to reduce energy and occupancy costs, and help secure competitive advantage Increase Agility A high level of integration within the physical infrastructure enables flexibility and improved business agility Enhance Sustainability UPI-based solution offerings enable organizations to meet sustainability goals by driving resource g yg y g and energy efficiencies across the physical infrastructure Unified Physical Infrastructure The UPI approach enables organizations to connect, manage and automate critical systems and drive operational, financial and sustainability advantages, allowing your business to minimize risk, lower cost, and heighten agility and reliability.
  • 4. Panduits Intelligent Data Center Solution ElementsIntelligent Software and Hardware Complete data center infrastructure management (DCIM) through monitoring of and management of critical physical layer resources.Professional Advisory Services Migration to next generation solutions, mitigating risks in consolidation solutions and virtualization, and achieving greater energy and real-estate efficiency.Energy Efficient Cabinets Cooling conservation for greater thermal management and energy efficiency.Pre-Configured Offerings Reduce implementation time and costs by delivering a pre-engineered, pre-tested and validated modular solution optimized for high technology platforms.High Speed Data Transport (HSDT) Copper and Fiber Cabling Systems Ease of deployment and proven performance to ensure availability, reliability and scalability of mission critical systems.Physical Infrastructure Foundation Ensuring reliability, agility, and security to drive business advantages and overall success.
  • 5. 5Panduits Physical Infrastructure Management OfferingPhysical-to-Logical Network Views Layers 2-8Panduits Physical Infrastructure MP d it Ph i l I f t t Manager(PIM) Software Platform visibilityextends beyond networkconnectivity to include IT assets,power, environment and space toensure available: Asset tracking and utilization g Power capacity Layers 0-1 Thermal capacity Spatial capacity Resource capacity
  • 6. 6PIM Solution Structured modular-based offering Customize module mix based on business needs Enables easy deployment of additional functionality Available modules include: Asset Power Connect Dashboards & Reports Enterprise Integration Modules Integrations with leading: Asset management systems Network management systems Change management systems g g y Works seamlessly with Panduit PanView iQ system hardware and third-party networked assets
  • 7. 7PIM Software Platform BenefitsPIM software monitors physicallayer attributes in real-time to: y Track IT assets Mitigate business risks Drive operational advantages p g and sustainability benefits Reduce OPEX and CAPEX Optimize capacity management Support centralized, remote management D li Deliver a single pane of glass i l f l to drive efficiency
  • 8. 8PIM Advanced Dashboard and Reports Module An out of the box set of pre-defined metrics Provides visibility into operational metrics that include crucial parameters needed to manage a data center Power, Space, Connectivity and Asset Tracking through a set of pre-defined reports and dashboards with advanced visualization Sample dashboard metrics: Space, power and connectivity availability metrics N b of assets categorized i various Number f t t i d in i predefined states Sample reporting metrics: Assets by Model Type report Virtual machine summary report PViQ Port Utilization report Allows end users great degree of flexibility Creation of Custom reports and dashboards Rich, intuitive and easy-to-use visual interface
  • 9. 9PIM Asset Tracker Module Flexible process flows and procedures support tagging, movement and tracking of physical IT assets Can be augmented through data exchange between PIM software and a mobile data entry device* Receive visual notification of ON/OFF network device status View complete historical asset location records Create a repository of asset details Define custom asset attributes and status Integrate with third-party asset management systems* M bil d t entry d i purchased separately, see PIM A Mobile data t device h d t l PIM-Asset tspecification sheet for more details
  • 10. 10PIM Power Module Monitor power usage via hardware from Panduit APC Geist ServerTech Avocent Set thresholds Voltage Current Power Receive alerts Threshold violations Circuit breaker trip View graphical trending data
  • 11. 11PIM Power Module Power Outlet Unit Monitoring Includes temperature and humidity monitoring when data is available View graphical trending data Set thresholds Temperature Humidity Receive alerts Threshold violation View graphical trending data
  • 12. 12PIM Connectivity Module Manage both data center and extended enterprise (telco l (t l closets) with real-time t ) ith l ti connectivity updates PViQ patch panels Automated device moves Automated documentation Map active and passive end-to-end connectivity Trace patch cord ends View port-level connectivity
  • 13. 13PIM Base Module Organize location hierarchy Search and locate devices quickly Automatically discover device information Device Name IP MAC Location Port Names View/edit device details Virtual container Graphical views p Interactive floor