Sorting out the confusion among DCiM, ITIM, BMS, and NMS.

June 2012— recently published an article defining the following commonly confused data center terminology: Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCiM), Information Technology Infrastructure Management (ITIM), Building Management System (BMS), and Network Management System (NMS).

15 June 2012, Fort Collins, CO—Geist announces a versatile new power strip data collection device, Racknet–A, that will be available for shipping starting August 1st.

8 June 2012, Lincoln, NE—PCE, Inc. is among 100 fastest-growing urban businesses in America. The data center solutions provideron of PCE, is pleased to announce that PCE, Inc. was recently named (ranked #82) as one of the  2012 Inner City 100. The Inner City 100 is a list of the fastest-growing inner city companies in the US, awarded by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune Magazine.


30 May 2012, Lincoln, NE—Geist officially launches a new brand identity today, including a redeveloped website (, a new logo and complementary imagery.

Matt Lane interviews a panel of data center managers at the Geist DCiM Symposium

14 May 2012, Denver, CO—Geist DCiM hosted the first annual Geist DCiM Symposium on May 2-4th in Denver, Colorado. With over 100 participants the two day symposium brought thought leaders and industry professionals together to discuss current industry trends, needs, and innovations.

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, ( and a top e-commerce website for games (, 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.'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 takes seriously. Established in 1997, provides hybrid hosting solutions, enterprise colocation, cloud and dedicated hosting, managed hosting, disaster recovery and business continuity services to a global customer base.

12 January 2012, Fort Collins, CO—Geist announces a double software upgrade for both Environet and Racknet. Version 3.4 features a new streamlined alarm and history configuration for Environet. Racknet now includes the ability to export and import device templates and export values via SNMP or BACnet.

SRA is Environet Certified from Geist DCiM

17 October 2011, Fort Collins, CO—Server Racks Australia (SRA) recently attended the Environet certification process hosted by Geist. Environet is a data center infrastructure management software that provides a comprehensive view into both facilities and white space.


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