Mesosphere open sources DC/OS data center management platform

APACNetworks Asia — Cloud computing startup Mesosphere has decided to open source its platform for managing data center resources, with the backing of over 60 tech companies, including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Cisco Systems.

http://www.networksasia.net/article/mesosphere-open-sources-dcos-data-center-management-platform.1461166758

Emerson Network Power identifies five data center trends for 2016

APACNetworks Asia — Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and the world’s leading provider of critical infrastructure for information and communications technology systems, today released five data center trends to watch for in 2016. “Data center technologies are emerging and evolving at an astounding pace. Our customers in Asia are investing in upgrading their legacy infrastructure while driving innovation to deliver more value added services,” said Anand Sanghi, president, Emerson Network Power in Asia.

http://www.networksasia.net/article/emerson-network-power-identifies-five-data-center-trends-2016.1448496000

Gartner: DCIM Software Better-Understood, but Price and Deployment Concerns Persist

APACDatacenter Knowledge — While companies understand data center infrastructure management software better today than they did one year ago, cost of DCIM products, ease of deployment, and ease of use are still the primary concerns data center operators have when shopping around. That’s according to Gartner, which recently released this year’s Magic Quadrant for DCIM software, following its rival IDC’s release of its annual DCIM MarketScape report.

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/11/11/gartner-dcim-software-better-understood-but-price-and-deployment-concerns-persist/

NextDC betas open DC management tool

AustraliaNextDC has released a beta version of its ONEDC portal as a subscription-based cloud platform, aiming to help simplify the management of data centre assets and infrastructure in both the company’s and its competitor’s data centres.  ONEDC provides a single dashboard through which data centre and infrastructure managers can view the performance of data centre assets and devices across mutliple locations.

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/401492,nextdc-betas-dc-management-portal.aspx