• the importance of real-time data to understand the true capacity of available infrastructure
• the criticality of interdependencies between logical and physical layers
• the need for holistic management capabilities and visibility of IT and facilities infrastructures
• the need for more powerful management tools that offer a rich, visual view of the infrastructure and can guide design and change management
This forward-looking perspective will be the guiding force behind new data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions from industry leaders such as Emerson Network Power.