New Power IQ® for eConnect® Enables Advanced Data Center Power Monitoring
May 18, 2016
Chatsworth Products (CPI) proudly announces Power IQ®, a software solution compatible with CPI eConnect® Power Distribution Units (PDUs) for advanced data center monitoring. Power IQ for eConnect is a co-branded collaboration with Sunbird Software, an innovator in software solutions that simplify data center management.
This joint solution provides data center managers with a robust yet simplified monitoring capability, allowing them to optimize power efficiencies and metrics such as Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), bill for energy and power capacity.
Power IQ for eConnect complements CPI’s eConnect rack-mount PDUs by adding intelligence and analytics to the physical infrastructure, creating a smarter data center environment that has the ability to deliver substantial cost savings while improving the delivery of critical business applications, according to Jennifer Cooke, Research Director, IDC.
“Chatsworth Products is pleased to offer our global customers a market proven tool that provides critical insight and reporting across the entire power infrastructure,” stated Ted Behrens, Executive Vice President of Global Engineering, Product Management & Marketing for CPI.
Power IQ for eConnect provides a single pane of glass to make it easier to automatically manage the condition and capacity of data centers via monitoring critical infrastructure devices including CPI's eConnect PDUs, as well as many other manufacturers’ CRACs, UPSs, PDUs, RPPs, meters, branch circuits, racks, rack PDUs and environment sensors.
Additionally, Power IQ supports CPI’s Secure Array™ IP Consolidation, which allows users to link up to 32 eConnect PDUs under a single IP address using standard Ethernet cables, reducing time and costs. Power IQ for eConnect software can be easily deployed as a standalone Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solution.
Power IQ for eConnect is available worldwide through CPI’s network of global distribution, reseller, contractor and system integrator partners. To take a test drive, visit the product page.