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.

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 […]

Industrial IoT: Staying Connected

Posted on: 30 Mar 2019

The quest for extreme optimization in manufacturing from days of Frederick Taylor’s “Scientific Management” in the early twentieth century to Business Process Reengineering a few decades back, resulted in significant efficiency improvements in all spheres of economic activity. These efficiency improvements stretched well beyond manufacturing and resource industries. The Logistics Industry is a good example. […]

DCIM Policies: Automating Data Center Standard Operating Procedures (Part 3)

Posted on: 29 Dec 2017

Our last two blogs on DCIM Policies discussed “Risk Management” and “Governance.”    Risk Management covered Alarm, Escalation, Redundancy and Disaster Recovery Policies. Governance covered Security, Data Retention, Approval and SLA Policies. This last part will cover “Efficiency Management”: a set of critical KPIs that form the core of a Data Center Manager’s Handbook. The Green Grid, […]

DCIM Policies: Automating Data Center Standard Operating Procedures (Part 2)

Posted on: 08 Aug 2017

 In my last blog on DCIM Policies (Part 1) we discussed about “Risk Management” and the various “DCIM Policies” that fall under this category. Now moving on to the next category that is “Governance”, which will be covered in this blog (Part 2). Streamlined governance with chain of command, checks & balance system, and audit […]