"Today's data centre managers are increasingly challenged by enduring siloes between IT and facilities that lead to a breakdown in communication, making it difficult to take the first steps towards streamlined operations, improved efficiency and reduced costs," says
Typically, DCIM and ITSM platforms operate in isolation from each other, with data centre managers utilising different teams and resources to manage change within and between each domain, increasing the possibility for resource conflicts which can be time consuming and costly. Through the integration of
Access to HP's "Single Instance of Truth" provides enhanced visibility into asset performance and lifecycle – based on warranty, lease or other ownership parameters – across all HP IT management platforms while inter-platform asset and event change reporting can also alert data centre operators to potential asset conflicts, such as limitations on infrastructure or service policy violations. Combined, the capability to obtain this level of detail regarding asset performance provides operators with an improved understanding of impact scenarios at the infrastructure, virtual machine, and customer level.
Additionally, the linkage of IT services and processes to physical assets as well as power and cooling requirements enables data centre operators to directly associate IT with power consumption. This allows for the measurement of workload-to-watts equivalency, enabling data centre managers to capture the true total cost of operation for end user services.
"Operating DCIM and ITSM platforms independently of one another is not only costly and time consuming, but can make it difficult for data center operators to manage IT and facility functions smoothly and efficiently," says
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