Data Centre Masterclasses The King of Green Data Centres is the one that does not need to be built. Chris Butler, on365 Product Manger for Enterprise Management
Agenda Identify Data Centre Personnel and their issues- What they worry about- What questions are asked • Resolutions • IT Professionals- What questions are asked • Resolutions
The Data Centre Manager What do they worry about? • Planning to modify or add to the installed physical layer of the Data Centre • Checking the Health of the Data Centre
The Data Centre Manager What questions need to be answered? • If I add or move a piece of equipment, what will happen? • How much power & cooling am I using in the data centre? • When am I going to run out of capacity
The IT & Operations Manager • What do they worry about? • Availability of physical infrastructure to support servers and other IT hardware to meet the business needs • Space, power & cooling
The IT & Operations Manager • What questions need to be answered? • Will this new server impact my SLA or capacity plan? • What is the power & cooling requirement for this piece of equipment? • What is the available kW power at therack level?
What is needed to answer these questions? • Power Management, Monitoring and Data Logging • Sub Mains Incomer • Data Centre PDU Branch Circuit • Rack Level PDU Strips & Outlets • Data Centre Third Party Systems and Hardwar • Cooling Solution and Systems Management. Monitoring and Data Logging • Data Centre Cooling and Air Conditioning Solutions (Point to Point) • Chillers • Condensers • Pumps Sets • Air Handlers • Hot and Cold Aisle Environmental Characteristics • Rack Level Environmental Characteristics
How to gather & store the data • BMS? • IT Systems? • Manually?
ISX Central & Capacity Manager • Real time • Capacity Planning
Questions presented to IT professionals? • Physical placement? • Hardware Assets? • Maintenance?
ISX Central and Change Management • Clear Instruction • Visibility • Change Management