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.

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 […]

DCIM Policies: Automating Data Center Standard Operating Procedures (Part 1)

Posted on: 27 Jul 2017

Recent high profile data center outages have again brought to fore that while a lot of equipment and facility investments have been made on redundancy and disaster recovery, there is still high reliance on manual operations. Surveys have indicated that human error ranks as the second highest causal factor in data center outages. This in […]

Defining DCIM: A Revisit

Posted on: 13 Jul 2016

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software has now come out of the shadows of an emerging technology it had started with a decade ago as a tool integrating Building Management System (BMS) and a Systems Management software.  It has matured as a Data Center Operations, Planning and Management software vital for Data Center staff, managers […]

Meet Us At DCD New York

Posted on: 29 Mar 2016

We are privileged to be again participating in Intel DCM Booth at DCD New York on 19th & 20th April, 2016 at Marriott Marquis, Times Square. We will be announcing our new version GFS Crane DCIM v3.0 with a number of enhancements. With these enhancements, we will show how GFS Crane is a complete DCIM […]