Top Data Center Management Concerns

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jun 8, 2010


A new survey conducted by Emerson Network Power indicates that adequate monitoring and management capabilities have surpassed all other concerns on the lists of priorities of North American data center. As mentioned in this Data Center Dynamics report, hot spots emerged as the most common issue, with 40 percent of respondents reporting having experienced it, and running out of power was the second most reported issue.


Adequate data center management and monitoring capabilities have surpassed all other concerns on the lists of priorities.

"Adequate monitoring and management capabilities have surpassed all other concerns on the lists of priorities of North American data center, facility and IT managers, according to results of the latest survey conducted by Emerson Network Power. Monitoring and management issues climbed to the top of the list this year, after ranking sixth three years ago, fourth in 2008 and third last year.

"Availability remained in the top-three until the spring of 2009, when it 'dropped out' as data center managers became increasingly concerned with heat density and energy efficiency. A number of high-profile outages that followed pushed availability back into the top-three."

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