Schneider Electric launches EcoStruxure™ IT Advisor to expand EcoStruxure IT platform, supporting hybrid IT environment
- Simplified deployment – create instances in the cloud or on-premise and gain insights immediately
- Up-to-date applications and cybersecurity with anywhere, at-any-time access
EcoStruxure IT Advisor: Vendor-neutral planning and modelling software
Harnessing the power of the cloud, EcoStruxure IT Advisor focuses on making data center management and operations more efficient. It addresses customers’ needs in managing hybrid data center architectures with powerful cloud-based or on-premise planning and modelling software, accessible from anywhere and at any-time. This enables data centers professionals to reduce operating expenses through a flexible subscription model and maximize uptime by optimizing capacity, analyzing business impact, and automating workflows.
“Hybrid data center architectures are driving the industry to rethink the way their data center infrastructure is managed and operated.” said Kim Povlsen, Vice President and General Manager, Digital Services and Software, Schneider Electric. “EcoStruxure IT Advisor addresses this need by offering customers a powerful cloud-based or on-premise data center planning and modelling software, accessible from anywhere, and delivered with a flexible subscription model.”
EcoStruxure IT Advisor’s key features and benefits include:
• Asset management for accurate inventory – Data is shown within the physical layout for instant access to improve accuracy of device details and asset attributes.
• Risk planning for proactive incident management – The Impact Analysis report indicates how incidents may impact devices and infrastructure.
• Change management for all asset moves, adds and changes – Workflow automation ensures human error is reduced and best practices are deployed.
For colocation providers, EcoStruxure™ IT Advisor offers a floor view with areas, cages and racks, and IT assets, along with detailed floor and rack utilization reports.
EcoStruxure IT Advisor is the latest addition to Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure IT platform, which also includes EcoStruxure IT Expert, offering secure, vendor agnostic, wherever-you-go monitoring software with visibility of all IoT-enabled physical infrastructure assets, and EcoStruxure Asset Advisor which provides 24x7 monitoring by the Schneider Electric global service bureau or through its partner network.
“We are witnessing astounding growth and transformation of data center industry in this digital era. Data centers provide great support to Hong Kong's pillar industries and other emerging service industries, such as the financial services, insurance, trading and logistics sectors. To keep up with the rising demand, there is a need for innovative solutions that are easy to deploy in this hybrid ecosystem, like EcoStruxure IT Advisor, to effectively improve data center operation and infrastructure planning, while also optimizing data center investment,” said Fergus Wong, Business Development & Product Manager, Strategy & Marketing Division, Schneider Electric Hong Kong.
About EcoStruxure IT™
EcoStruxure IT™ revolutionizes DCIM by delivering a Datacenter Management as a Service (DMaaS) architecture, purpose-built for the hybrid IT and data center environments.
The vendor-neutral architecture delivers a new standard for proactive insights on critical assets that impacts the health and availability of an IT environment with the ability to deliver actionable real-time recommendations to optimize infrastructure performance and mitigate risk.
For more about EcoStruxure IT Advisor, please visit the EcoStruxure™ website.
EcoStruxure™ is Schneider Electric’s open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. EcoStruxure delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity for customers. EcoStruxure leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at Every Level. This includes Connected Products, Edge Control and Apps, Analytics & Services. EcoStruxure™ has been deployed in 480,000+ sites, with the support of 20,000+ system integrators and developers, connecting over 1.6 million assets under management through 40+ digital services.
About Schneider Electric
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