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.

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.

GFS Crane Industrial IoT Examples

Posted on: 29 Apr 2019

The advent of Industrial IoT is enabling unprecedented optimizations in multiple areas such as: Field Service Energy Efficiency Quality Management Safety Management Logistics Management Data Center Infrastructure Management Let’s consider the Cold Chain Refrigerated industry. Industrial IoT has enabled optimizations in this industry in at least three areas – optimizing logistics, maintaining quality consistency of […]