Why Companies Are Adopting DCIM Solutions

Why Companies Are Adopting DCIM Solutions

Why Companies Are Adopting DCIM SolutionsWhy Companies Are Adopting DCIM Solutions

Many organizations are sharply reducing expenses with the use of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions. Find out what’s driving the savings.

All AboardAll Aboard

80% of the CIOIs and IT decision-makers surveyed said their organization is deploying a data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution.

Robust ROIRobust ROI

Of the companies that implemented a DCIM solution, more than half report cost savings of 25% or more.

Driving AdoptionDriving Adoption

57% of the IT leaders said the need to automate the resolution of manually conducted, time-intensive tasks is driving DCIM adoption, while 43% cited the need to overhaul legacy tech.

It's Complicated!It’s Complicated!

41% said the need to run a complex environment with a hybrid approach is driving DCIM adoption.

Grading CurveGrading Curve

50% of CIOs and CTOs surveyed—but just 33% of data center managers—would give their DCIM system an “A” grade.

Favorable OutcomesFavorable Outcomes

41% of those giving their DCIM system an “A” or “B” grade said they’ve been able to make a great number of updates to legacy systems and problem servers as a result.

Features Sought in DCIM SolutionsFeatures Sought in DCIM Solutions

Security: 40%,
Real-time monitoring capabilities: 15%.
Scalability: 14%,
Predictive analytics: 13%,
Automation: 11%

Barriers to DCIM ImplementationsBarriers to DCIM Implementations

Inadequate budget: 33%,
Lack of education about why system is needed: 28%,
Time required and costs aren’t on C-suite’s agenda: 20%,
Uncertainty about which solution is best: 20%

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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