EcoStruxure™ IT Advisor

Planning & modeling software 

EcoStruxure IT Advisor is a data center infrastructure planning and modeling solution that provides Data Center Managers in large enterprises and colocation data centers with full insights into their infrastructure to improve profitability, efficiency and availability.

Planning and modeling application

The dynamic model that puts you in control of your data center and ready for your next move.

Global visibility into your data center

Get an instant and accurate overview of your data center operations from a global to local view down to single assets in 3D.

KEY BENEFITS

Asset management for accurate inventory and model data

Leverage one single source of truth for information related to your data center assets — eliminating dependency on spreadsheets.

Risk planning for proactive incident management

Proactively handle incidents using the Impact Analysis report, giving you insights into how cooling or equipment failures may impact your data center.

Colocation capabilities

Gain tenant-specific insights by visualizing specific areas, cages, racks and color-coded IT assets according to status. Maximize capacity by running floor and rack utilization reports.

Vendor-neutral software for simple management of your entire data center

Remain free to choose the devices that work in your environment and manage them all in a single system to create an accurate representation of your data center.

Analytics for smarter decision-making

Get insights from data center key performance indicators through easily configured web dashboards, displaying customizable management-level information.

Capacity management for optimized, intelligent planning

Easily find, place, and reserve space for new asset installations.

Change management to move, add, change and delete IT equipment

Use automated workflows to ensure that human error is reduced and best practices are deployed across all work orders.

Simplify and speed up your on-site visits with the EcoStruxure IT Advisor web app, accessible from any modern web browser

Manage all your locations worldwide from a single, user-friendly interface. Access asset information on-the-go using quick search and update asset details without leaving the web app.

Track the real-time status of all work orders to improve the productivity and efficiency of your staff.

Visualize racks front and back and identify available space, as if you were standing in front of the rack.

Leverage out-of-the-box power and energy reports for faster analysis and smarter decision-making.

FEATURES

Accurate visualization of your centralized environment

  • View racks and see where and how assets are placed and connected.
  • 3D view.
  • Get an overview of current network connections.
  • View device data within the physical layout for instant access to device details and asset attributes, and overview of data center operations.
  • View which rack PDU outlet your server is connected to for an easier understanding and set up of power connections.

Asset management for accurate inventory and model data

  • Track detailed information on all your data center assets and create your own custom fields.
  • Leverage the 10 000+ Models Library and Auto-Discovery to get up and running fast.
  • Keep track of your assets without making multiple trips to your data center.
  • Drag-and-drop assets within a rack to reorder them, or from one cabinet to another.
  • Visually compare two racks.
  • View front and rear rack images.
  • View name, make, model, along with network, physical and power information for each device.
  • View cabinet level capacity.

Change management to move, add, change and delete IT equipment

  • Automate work orders and define processes to ensure human error is reduced and best practices are deployed across all moves.
  • Create work orders with customizable task details and deadlines to ensure work is done accurately and on time.
  • Track the real-time status of all work orders to improve the productivity and efficiency of your staff.

Risk planning for proactive incident management

  • Get insights into how incidents (such as cooling or equipment failures) may impact your devices and infrastructure to optimize risk planning

Capacity management for optimized, intelligent planning

  • Accurately manage space and power to optimize capacity utilization.
  • Find, place, and reserve space for new asset installations: Select your location and criteria, and the system will automatically calculate and select the rack and U-position that is best suited for the new asset based on the capacity values.

Analytics

  • Leverage out-of-the-box reports for faster analysis of capacity forecast, inventory, free U-space, server utilization, work orders, etc.
  • Share insights with your team and management to create a common view and understanding of your data center.
  • Identify opportunities to drive savings and efficiency by monitoring and measuring energy usage in your data centers, via current and historical Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE).

Colocation

  • Map tenant assets on a room, cage, rack or server level for an in-depth understanding of tenant impact in the event of an outage.
  • Audit trail: Track all cage and facility equipment changes over the data center lifecycle, ensuring transparency and easy identification of requirements for predictive maintenance.
  • Get an overview of current space and power capacities.
  • Receive insights into tenant inventory using the Tenant Inventory report, showing all equipment associated with a specific tenant.
  • Simulate a cooling or equipment failure and get insight into which tenants will be impacted.
  • Enable your tenants to get direct visibility into their equipment and energy consumption using the Tenant portal.

Improve data center operations efficiency and infrastructure planning

Optimize your investment

Improve data center capacity through intelligent resource and energy analysis

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Increase uptime

Understand the impact of a cooling or equipment failure on your data center infrastructure for optimized risk planning

Increase insights

Make smarter infrastructure management decisions based on precise and accurate data

Deploy EcoStruxure IT Advisor your way

Cloud-based or on premise

EcoStruxure IT Advisor provides you with flexible deployment options. Choose to deploy on premise- or to benefit from the ease of the Schneider Electric cloud to get you up and running in minutes, with no server deployment needed.

To model just a few closets, or large colocation environments

Model your facility accurately with EcoStruxure IT Advisor. Our scalable solution enables you to model up to 250,000 racks.

As a standalone, or with the EcoStruxure IT Expert monitoring software

Take advantage of the EcoStruxure IT turnkey solution for total data center management by combining EcoStruxure IT Advisor with the EcoStruxure IT Expert monitoring software.

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EARLY ADOPTERS HAVE SAID

We liked how IT Advisor combined the hardware physical location with showing us live power readings at the rack level

We liked how it simulates impacts. We like being able to click on a PDU, or even a power strip, and simulate what is affected

All our data is there, nothing is missing. It works exactly like we needed it to work

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