Eaton launched the newest version of its Visual Power Manager (VPM) software, VPM Essential. The new offering delivers the comprehensive remote power monitoring capabilities IT and data center professionals rely on in a self-installable, subscription-based license ideal for small- to medium-sized business applications. Supporting up to 1,000 monitored devices, VPM Essential provides a host of features, including a fully HTML5 web interface, auto discovery, mass firmware upgrade and node-settings configuration tools, monitoring of third-party devices, and multitenant user access control. Among Eaton’s two levels of VPM licenses, VPM Essential provides additional simplifications, including a modified home page, device dashboards, and set-up wizard.