Case Studies

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DCIM Case Study Book


 

Challenge
To deploy two fully populated IBM H-Blade systems into a small IT room, provide adequate rack PDUs and manage the heat output in an IT closet where a conventional CRAC unit could not be deployed.

The solution
A combination of a RackSolutions 42U rack, a 60-amp Geist PDU’s, Geist Cool ActiveAir™ EC30 system and some creative ducting.

LightBound Data Center using Environet

Established in 1994 as an Internet Service Provider, LightBound provides clients with a unique mixture of quality customer service, industry experience and state-of-the-art technology. As one of Indiana’s largest privately held colocation facilities, LightBound offers customers a robust set of solutions including managed services, disaster recovery, data backup and cloud computing.

Expedient Data Center using Environet DCiM

Expedient and its affiliates operate a national network of eight data centers located in Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, and Columbus. The company boasts thousands of nationwide clients who use Expedient's secure and redundant data center facilities to fully manage their networks' critical applications.

GameStop Data Center via Environet DCiM

How does the world's largest video-game retailer stay on top of its game? With more than 6,100 brick-and-mortar stores throughout 18 countries, an international website, (GameStop.com) and a top e-commerce website for games (EBgames.com), GameStop faced a global challenge: How to effectively monitor the multifaceted divisions of its company without compromising security and reliability.

Cosentry data center uses Environet DCiM

For over ten years, Cosentry has provided businesses with resiliency solutions from disaster recovery and managed technical services to hosting and data center services. As a top tier technology utility, Cosentry allows businesses to operate seamlessly if there is a small incident or a full-scale disaster.

Hosting.com's national view via Environet DCiM

Being responsible for the uptime of over 65,000 websites is no easy feat—and it is a responsibility that Hosting.com takes seriously. Established in 1997, Hosting.com provides hybrid hosting solutions, enterprise colocation, cloud and dedicated hosting, managed hosting, disaster recovery and business continuity services to a global customer base.

BCD Travel automated CRAC view via Environet DCiM.

For more than 30 years, BCD Travel has been a recognized leader in providing travel services in a variety of industries. With more than 13,000 professionals focusing on quality travel management, BCD Travel boasts a proven track record of superior service with a 95% client retention rate.

 
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