Many data centers have purchased DCIM tools to assist in managing their Data Centers.  However, these tools will fail if the scope is not well defined and if they are not properly implemented.  Failure to do so will cost you time, money and credibility within your organization.

Below are important items to consider while implementing a DCIM solution:

Remember, your new DCIM solution is just a tool.  It will take work and change in your organization to properly implement the solution to make sure you get maximum productivity out of the product.  Getting positive results from your DCIM solution relies on the success of the implementation process.