Chatsworth Products Announces Power IQ Software Solution for Advanced Data Center Monitoring

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.

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Power IQ® (PIQ) for eConnect® software provides the information and controls you need to fully utilize your existing infrastructure resources, while alerting you to trouble before it causes downtime. With out-of-the-box compatibility with CPI eConnect rack-mount Power Distribution Units (PDUs), eConnect PIQ software can be easily deployed as a standalone monitoring solution or with Sunbird’s dcTrack® DCIM Operations to provide full asset and change management.

PIQ functionality scales to meet enterprise needs, allowing you to securely keep tabs on all your data centers and labs by monitoring Rack PDUs, CRACs, UPS, PDUs, RPPs, meters, branch circuits, racks, environment sensors and IT devices, all from a single web browser. PIQ is vendor neutral and automatically accepts CPI’s eConnect PDUs and devices from other top manufacturers, allowing you to add support for many other products with our dynamic plugin capability.

Capabilities

  • Constant synchronization of data between eConnect PDUs and PIQ software
  • Centralized authentication, access and auditing of all equipment
  • Centralized power control of all IT assets connected to Switched and Switched Pro PDUs
  • Centralized grouping capabilities of outlets, PDUs and other equipment
  • Automated emails alerts for quick identification of hotspots and other threshold violations

Benefits

  • Find Stranded Capacity – Newly found capacity delays expensive capital expenditure
  • Project Future Capacity Needs - Trending and days of supply projections enable accurate forecasting
  • Monitor UPS Capacity and Battery information – End-to-end monitoring easily prevents potential over-capacity situations

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