Management & Monitoring

Workspace Technology provides a wide range of mission critical management and monitoring solutions which are scalable to meet demands from small communications rooms, server rooms to large scale multi-site data centre deployments.

The ability to alert a business to disasters or potential performance issues at the earliest moment is paramount. If a business can prevent a disaster or the occurrence of ‘over capacity’, it can safeguard against associated disruptions such as waiting for replacement systems or relocating staff to a recovery centre. The management and monitoring of systems is therefore essential to insuring continued availability and performance during the lifecycle of any critical data centre or server room environment.

Our structured approach to management and monitoring solutions is based on a tiered architecture. This architecture enables us to scale our solutions to meet the demands of small communications rooms, server rooms through to large scale data centre deployments.

Environmental Monitoring

We provide video surveillance, temperature, humidity, door contact, VFC/dry contract, vibration, smoke, 2-way audio, spot leak and rope leak premium security and data centre monitoring technology through APC by Schneider Electric's leading range of NetBotz products.

The NetBotz data centre monitoring concentrator range is fully integrated with APC's StruxureWare Data Centre Expert management platform. The NetBotz systems can be deployed in network closets, server rooms and data centre environments. NetBotz is designed to protect against physical threats, environmental or human, that can cause disruption or downtime to critical I.T infrastructure.

Click here to view Schneider Electric's NetBotz 570 Brochure.

Data Centre Expert - Central Data Centre Management Platform

Workspace Technology integrates Schneider Electric's StruxureWare Data Centre Expert is a vendor neutral, scalable data centre management and monitoring systems which collects, organises and distributes critical alerts, surveillance video and key information, providing a unified view of complex physical infrastructure environments from anywhere on the network.

StruxureWare Data Centre Expert is a data centre management system that will support real-time monitoring of power, cooling, security and the environment with user-defined reports and graphs. Instant fault notification and escalation enables quick assessment and resolution of critical infrastructure events that can adversely affect IT system availability.

Click here to view Schneider Electric's Data Centre Expert brochure.

Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM)

Organisations struggling with the complexities of availability, server consolidation, virtualisation and energy management are increasingly looking for more intelligent physical infrastructure data centre management systems. Traditional enterprise management, building management systems and network management systems do not address the physical infrastructure supporting IT assets.

Workspace Technology brings clients proactive data centre infrastructure management through APC by Schneider Electric's StruxureWare Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Software which shares a centralised database, enabling design, real-time monitoring, inventory management and planning through predictive simulation.

APC's StruxureWare DCIM Management Software's end-to-end management approach allows data centres to run more smoothly on a daily basis. Its built-in business tools enable planning and budget management, providing accurate control of capital, operational and energy use costs.

EcoMeasureTM - Data Centre Power Monitoring

EcoMeasureTM is scalable Data Centre Power Monitoring & Management Service by Workspace Technology. This service is based on Schneider Electric's industry leading Power Monitoring Expert (PME) technology.

EcoMeasureTM services enable data centre and server room managers to accurately measure the performance and energy consumption of any data centre facility. EcoMeasureTM can be installed in new design and build o retrofitted within existing data centre environments. The systems provide managers with direct information on data centre power and energy consumption and develop accurate benchmarking of efficiency. EcoMeasureTM services include; Power Monitoring Software, provision of power meters, gateways, site wiring and full design, integration and commissioning services.

Click here to view our EcoMeasure brochure.

Structured Data Centre Management & Monitoring Architecture

Level 5 - DCIM Suite A range of applications designed to manage all aspects of a data centre infrastructure
Level 4 - Enterprise Management Centralises device monitoring and control, and provides asset management services
Level 3 - IP Network Supports the information delivery mechanism
Level 2 - Device Management Includes equipment SNMP/Modbus cards, Intelligent PDUs and Environmental and Power Management Concentrators designed to gather information for none intelligent (Level 1) sensors and probes
Level 1 - Sensors & Probes Gathers environmental, physical and power related information

 

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