Top 20 Data Center Tech Companies - 2017
The data center ecosystem is witnessing more disruptive technology implementations as organizations adopt newer technologies. While virtualization of the IT infrastructure continues steadily in the data center environments, the dominance of big data, Internet of Things and machine learning will continue to fuel innovation in the data center landscape even as data center customers look to reduce the cost incurred on increased compute and storage requirements.
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solutions have garnered wide attention as these solutions promise cost savings through streamlined performance of the infrastructure and improved energy management. DCIM transforms data center operations by automatically monitoring and scheduling tasks pertinent to infrastructure, networking, and facilities. It also aids in workflow automation for process tracking and audit trails. Through APIs, DCIM provides operators with a single pane of glass view of the real time information related to asset management, resource management and forecasting. Besides DCIM, there are solution providers in the market offering intuitive solutions to tackle single point of failure and unplanned downtime in the data center environment.
Interestingly , more number of organizations are looking to outsource their data center requirements by running their business applications on servers which are geographically located in an area that incurs lower maintenance cost due to conducive climate conditions. Organizations are also looking for outsourcing partners who use renewable or alternate sources of energy for lesser carbon footprints.
To help CIOs pick the best solutions to drive their data center ROI, a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts including CIOReview editorial board has listed 20 companies that are spearheading innovation in the data center arena.
We present to you CIOReview’s ‘20 Most Promising Data Center Solution Providers 2017’.