As a global leader in second-generation Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software, we have the opportunity to speak with a lot of data center professionals. One of the most common stories we hear is that they are still using Excel, Visio, open-source software, and homegrown tools to manage their data centers and that these tools are causing them a lot of pain. They’re manually intensive, inaccurate, hard to use, and not integrated.
Today’s data center professionals understand that modern DCIM software can dramatically simplify how they manage their data centers. We hear time and again that they are desperate to deploy it to realize dramatic improvements in ease of use and completeness of functionality for data center asset and capacity management. With built-in dashboards and reports, the benefits of better uptime, efficiency, and productivity can be realized quickly.
We’ve learned that the best way to obtain a budget for the DCIM tool of your dreams is to clearly demonstrate to your management and stakeholders the return-on-investment that the solution provides to your organization. The cost savings and speed to ROI are often so dramatic that it’s a no-brainer to fund the project.
In this eBook, you’ll learn seven different ways to quantify the ROI of DCIM software. By calculating how these benefits will improve data center management in your organization, you will have the information you need to make a compelling case for consolidating and upgrading your DCIM software.