Posts by Shekhar Dasgupta

Shekhar Dasgupta is the Founder & CEO of GreenField Software Private limited, a venture pioneering next generation data center technologies for cloud infrastructures.

Case Study: Remote Device Monitoring With GFS Crane Cloud

Posted on: 01 Sep 2020

This Case Study describes the benefits of remote device monitoring using a multi-tenant Industrial IoT application that can monitor multiple categories of devices with different protocols at different client sites.

Can DCIM Provide BMS-like Control Functions?

Posted on: 08 Mar 2020

We get asked this question occasionally. The short answer is YES. GFS Crane DCIM does provide Control functions. Since advent of DCIM about a decade back, there has been a conventional segregation of duties between BMS and DCIM.  While Building Management Systems (BMS) would monitor and control facility infrastructure of data center, DCIM would integrate […]

Why DCIM is Critical for IT Infrastructure Management?

Posted on: 21 Oct 2019

A modular DCIM supporting IT Infrastructure Management could prevent fire or power trip in a Rack. Most DCIM add interactive graphics to get information about power, space, heat load and weight in one-go to identify best-fit racks for adding new devices on racks. It can avoid costly mistakes.

Rack Management System for Modular Data Centers

Posted on: 08 Jul 2019

The industry is rapidly embracing a modular approach to data center infrastructure. The expectation is this trend would accelerate as customers are moving their principal computing to either Cloud infrastructures with satellite nodes or deploying smaller – usually multiple and distributed – captive Modular Data Centers (MDCs). The market growth of MDCs is accelerating with greater adoption of […]

Device Monitoring and Asset Management for Small Data Centers

Posted on: 14 Jun 2019

SaaS-based Device Monitoring and On-Premises Rack Management System are two options now available for data center management for server rooms and Edge data centers.