Proactively monitor and manage your IT equipment

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Wellcome Sanger Institute uses EcoStruxure IT Expert to Drive Energy Efficiency

EfficiencyIT worked with Wellcome Sanger Institute and partnered with Schneider Electric to drive energy efficiency and facilitate data center management through EcoStruxure IT Expert.

Proactively monitor and manage your IT equipment for Local Edge, Distributed IT, and Data Centers

✓ Customizable dashboards
✓ Remote device management
✓ Device health and security vulnerability assessment

IT Expert

Key features

Easy deployment

Easy to register, download and implement.

Pay as you go for simplified budgeting

Flexible subscription model offers pay as you go options, so you know what the monthly costs will be.

Vendor-neutral centralized monitoring of your distributed IT infrastructures

Alarm notifications offer instant visibility and insights into all of your power and networked critical infrastructures assets.

Public API for flexibility and enhanced transparency

Integrate EcoStruxure IT Expert with your favorite software system and build new applications for new business opportunities.

Analytics for smarter decision-making

Save time, remove alarm storms, and understand the root cause to better predict and avoid it happening again.

Assessments for optimized device maintenance

Optimize your infrastructure by running assessments on your critical assets, including UPS health checks and battery wear, with recommended next steps.

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Live alarms

Alarms are bundled into incidents and sent every 5 minutes to avoid alarm storms.

Who’s on duty where?

Don’t waste time calling the wrong person. Get a quick overview of who is on duty and in which location.

Full mobile visibility

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Live alarms

Alarms are bundled into incidents and sent every 5 minutes to avoid alarm storms.

Who’s on duty where?

Don’t waste time calling the wrong person. Get a quick overview of who is on duty and in which location.

No VPN needed

Understand the status of your data center anytime, from anywhere.

Insights

Access live sensor and device data on any device directly on your smartphone.

Centralised visibility

One place to view them all.

Features

IT Expert

Inventory

Monitor an extensive range of Schneider Electric and 3rd party devices.

The inventory shows details for all devices, and provides you with a quick overview of e.g.:

  • Input/output power
  • Balance
  • Runtime

Drill in further by clicking on the device in your web interface or directly on your smartphone.

EcoStruxure IT Expert allows your Partner to have visibility into your device data in read-only mode to help monitor your equipment more efficiently. You can choose to opt out at any time.

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Benchmarking

Benefit from the learnings of the 100.000.000.000+ data center records already in the EcoStruxure data lake.

Data from UPSs, cooling systems and other data center infrastructure equipment is stored in the EcoStruxure data lake, anonymized and analyzed. This data allows you to make data driven decisions on the performance, efficiency and health of your equipment.

Plot sensors for up to 30 days to compare performance and pin your favorites to the dashboard for an easy overview.

Alarming

  • Lower alarm noise by muting a specific or all alarms related to a device, from an hour to up to one week. By marking alarms as “recurring”, EcoStruxure IT Expert recommends you devices that are good candidates for muting.
  • Choose your preferred way of receiving alarm notifications. Use the EcoStruxure IT app or receive them via email. Emails can be sent to an individual, a ticketing system, or your Partner.
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Device health assessments

Optimize your infrastructure by running assessments on your critical assets, including UPS health checks and lifetime alarms. Export lifetime alarms and UPS data as a CSV file to help you build your own reports.

Get insights from the health score attributed to your UPS, and receive recommendations on how to improve it. Moreover, a history of significant changes help you make educated choices.

Get visibility into alarms that have occurred over the last 30 days using the alarm assessments.

Device security vulnerability assessment

Reduce the risk of a security breach by running a security vulnerability assessment on your devices.

A unique set of insights – providing you with visibility into old firmware, outdated hardware and vulnerable configurations – helps you identify and report on current security vulnerabilities, comply with security policies and regulations, and understand the industry’s best security practices. Plus, taking the actions recommended by the assessment enables you to handle security risks proactively, which ultimately saves you time.

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Customisable dashboards

Design your own dashboard in IT Expert and get an instant overview of the most important information to you. Create widgets that show graphs for sensors from monitored devices, and show key values based on single sensor values. Interested in a specific site? You have the ability to drill down and create location-specific dashboards.

Device management

Device configuration

Easily deploy device settings to a large number of identical devices from anywhere in the world without any downtime.

Firmware update

Centralize the management of device settings and lower security risks, as you remain aware of available firmware updates when they are released and decide when and if you should apply them to already identified devices.

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EcoStruxure™ IT Advisor
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IT Advisor

Key features

Asset management for accurate inventory and model data

Leverage one single source of truth for information related to your data center assets — eliminating dependency on spreadsheets.

Analytics for smarter decision-making

Get insights from data center key performance indicators through easily configured web dashboards, displaying customizable management-level information.

Risk planning for proactive incident management

Proactively handle incidents using the Impact Analysis report, giving you insights into how cooling or equipment failures may impact your data center.

Colocation capabilities

Gain tenant-specific insights by visualizing specific areas, cages, racks and color-coded IT assets according to status. Maximize capacity by running floor and rack utilization reports.

Capacity management for optimized, intelligent planning

Easily find, place, and reserve space for new asset installations.

Change management to move, add, change and delete IT equipment

Use automated workflows to ensure that human error is reduced and best practices are deployed across all work orders.

Vendor-neutral software for simple management of your entire data center

Remain free to choose the devices that work in your environment and manage them all in a single system to create an accurate representation of your data center.

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Simplify and speed up your on-site visits with the EcoStruxure IT Advisor web app, accessible from any modern web browser

Manage all your locations worldwide from a single, user-friendly interface. Access asset information on-the-go using quick search and update asset details without leaving the web app.

Track the real-time status of all work orders to improve the productivity and efficiency of your staff.

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Leverage out-of-the-box power and energy reports for faster analysis and smarter decision-making.

Visualize racks front and back and identify available space, as if you were standing in front of the rack.

Simplify and speed up your on-site visits with the EcoStruxure IT Advisor web app, accessible from any modern web browser

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Manage all your locations worldwide from a single, user-friendly interface. Access asset information on-the-go using quick search and update asset details without leaving the web app.

Track the real-time status of all work orders to improve the productivity and efficiency of your staff.

Leverage out-of-the-box power and energy reports for faster analysis and smarter decision-making.

Visualize racks front and back and identify available space, as if you were standing in front of the rack.

Features

IT Advisor

Accurate visualization of your centralized environment

  • View racks and see where and how assets are placed and connected.
  • 3D view.
  • Get an overview of current network connections.
  • View device data within the physical layout for instant access to device details and asset attributes, and overview of data center operations.
  • View which rack PDU outlet your server is connected to for an easier understanding and set up of power connections.
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Asset management for accurate inventory and model data

  • Track detailed information on all your data center assets and create your own custom fields.
  • Leverage the 10 000+ Models Library and Auto-Discovery to get up and running fast.
  • Keep track of your assets without making multiple trips to your data center.
    • Drag-and-drop assets within a rack to reorder them, or from one cabinet to another.
    • Visually compare two racks.
    • View front and rear rack images.
    • View name, make, model, along with network, physical and power information for each device.
    • View cabinet level capacity.

Change management to move, add, change and delete IT equipment

  • Automate work orders and define processes to ensure human error is reduced and best practices are deployed across all moves.
  • Create work orders with customizable task details and deadlines to ensure work is done accurately and on time.
  • Track the real-time status of all work orders to improve the productivity and efficiency of your staff.
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Risk planning for proactive incident management

  • Get insights into how incidents (such as cooling or equipment failures) may impact your devices and infrastructure to optimize risk planning

Capacity management for optimized, intelligent planning

  • Accurately manage space and power to optimize capacity utilization.
  • Find, place, and reserve space for new asset installations: Select your location and criteria, and the system will automatically calculate and select the rack and U-position that is best suited for the new asset based on the capacity values.
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Analytics

  • Leverage out-of-the-box reports for faster analysis of capacity forecast, inventory, free U-space, server utilization, work orders, etc.
  • Share insights with your team and management to create a common view and understanding of your data center.
  • Identify opportunities to drive savings and efficiency by monitoring and measuring energy usage in your data centers, via current and historical Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE).

Colocation

  • Map tenant assets on a room, cage, rack or server level for an in-depth understanding of tenant impact in the event of an outage.
  • Audit trail: Track all cage and facility equipment changes over the data center lifecycle, ensuring transparency and easy identification of requirements for predictive maintenance.
  • Get an overview of current space and power capacities.
  • Receive insights into tenant inventory using the Tenant Inventory report, showing all equipment associated with a specific tenant.
  • Simulate a cooling or equipment failure and get insight into which tenants will be impacted.
  • Enable your tenants to get direct visibility into their equipment and energy consumption using the Tenant portal.
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Improve data center operations efficiency and infrastructure planning

Optimize your investment

Improve data center capacity through intelligent resource and energy analysis

Increase uptime

Understand the impact of a cooling or equipment failure on your data center infrastructure for optimized risk planning

Increase insights

Make smarter infrastructure management decisions based on precise and accurate data

Deploy Ecostructure IT Advisor your way

Cloud-based or on premise

EcoStruxure IT Advisor provides you with flexible deployment options. Choose to deploy on premise- or to benefit from the ease of the Schneider Electric cloud to get you up and running in minutes, with no server deployment needed.

To model just a few closets, or large colocation environments

Model your facility accurately with EcoStruxure IT Advisor. Our scalable solution enables you to model up to 250,000 racks.

As a standalone, or with the EcoStruxure IT Expert monitoring software

Take advantage of the EcoStruxure IT turnkey solution for total data center management by combining EcoStruxure IT Advisor with the EcoStruxure IT Expert monitoring software.

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