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.

New Frontiers in Data Center Management| DCIM Software

Posted on: 23 Dec 2014

As we approach end of another year, it is time to reflect what is in store for us in the Data Center world in 2015 and beyond. Up until now, from the dot com boom days, we witnessed first the proliferation and later consolidation of data centers. Now that is about to change. Gartner recently […]

Deriving ROI from DCIM Asset Relationship Mapping

Posted on: 06 Oct 2014

In my last blog on this site I had stated: “Mapping the entire chain from application and the application’s business owner to the VM on which it is residing and all the way up in the power and network chain to the source of power (in small data centers mostly up to the UPS) and […]

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Relevance for Smaller Data Centers

Posted on: 22 Jul 2014

An often asked question: Is DCIM overkill for data centers that have less than 1000 square feet white space or those with connected power less than 500 KW? This question comes up because of a commonly held myth that DCIM is only about power savings. The argument here is that monetary savings from reducing power […]

Shocking Critical Infrastructure Failures

Posted on: 15 May 2014

This was my first time at AFCOM’s Data Center World. Held in Las Vegas between 28th April and 2nd May, 2014 it was refreshingly different from other conferences as sponsor speakers could not advertise their wares during their speaking sessions. The sessions were aptly called “educational” as they provided an opportunity to hear some vendor-neutral […]

A New Fiscal, a New Web Site and new DCIM Features

Posted on: 11 Apr 2014

We launched a new web site this month. The new content reflects the new capabilities of our DCIM Software, GFS Crane. We have extended monitoring to every critical infrastructure device supporting a data center, including DG sets. We have added multi-tenancy and we have added features to support Managed DCIM Service that may be offered […]