Raritan’s expertise offers vendor-agnostic centralized power monitoring, along with features like agentless, graceful OS shutdown, outlet control and thermal & energy analytics to help you manage power usage, capacity & costs, and even carbon footprint.
Raritan, proven innovator of power management, infrastructure management, KVM and serial solutions for data centers of all sizes, has provided its datacenter Power Management Solution to large enterprises and helping them achieve high datacenter reliability with up to 50% reduction in their power usage and reduce and reduce carbon footprint. Raritan’s datacenter Power Management Solution has enabled enterprises such as Ebay, British Airways and AOL amongst many others to reduce their operating cost and provided extremely reliable, sustainable and energy-efficient datacenters without compromising on the uptime.
“Today’s datacenters are dynamic, have higher power densities, and are more complex with many inter dependencies,” said Sanjay Motwani, Sales Director – India & SEA at Raritan India. “Yet managers are asked to maintain uptime while more efficiently using existing resources of power, cooling, infrastructure and people. With the right DCIM solutions this objective is obtainable.“
To operate an enterprise level infrastructure more efficiently, while reducing costs and increasing uptime, CIOs and IT Managers need more information and control. Raritan’s power management solution offers the features and functionality to operate your data center or IT lab more intelligently. Raritan’s solution consists of two major components: Raritan’s intelligent rack PDUs (iPDUs) and Raritan power management software.
The rack PDUs and inline meters offeraccurate power information with billing-grade, real-time kWh data, as well as current, voltage, active power and apparent power, PX-3000TM inline meters add intelligence to existing PDUs or stand-alone IT equipment. They’re perfectly suited for measuring power usage and finding stranded power in the racks.They also come in the industry’s widest selection and configurations, so one can choose the model that perfectly meets the needs.
Raritan’s Power IQ® energy management software provides easy-to-use, real-time, accurate energy information. It offers vendor-agnostic centralized power monitoring, along with features like agentless, graceful OS shutdown, outlet control and thermal and energy analytics to help you manage power usage, capacity and costs by providing kWh per rack usage, energy costs per customer, department or application, line loads for balancing capacities, rack inlet temperatures and even carbon footprint.
Large enterprises like AOL are taking advantage of Raritan’s Power IQ’s capabilityto centrally manage PDUs. Firmware and configuration management and PX health monitoring for all their PDU units can be done with Power IQ. Mass firmware upgrades for all PX devices, for example, can be performed through a single point of access.
Will Stevens, Senior IT Director at AOL said, “Our decision was easy; there was no vendor out there that provides Raritan’s level of outlet-level metering. We wanted a solution that could be deployed in our existing data centers, as well as one that would work in new locations. The key features in Raritan’s solution that appealed to us were data collection capabilities, analytics and reporting, and the support of open interfaces.“