Data Center Documentation

Data Center Documentation

Device42's powerful data center documentation software has made it easier for IT teams to manage their IT infrastructure.

Following is a brief summary of some of the things Device42 can help you document in your data centre:

Data Center Layout
Interactive Server Room Layout

Server room layouts with availability heatmaps

With powerful data center visualization tools, IT staff now have access to intelligent server room diagrams that accurately reflect their IT environment.

  • Drag & drop objects
  • Easily change rack orientation
  • Hover over object details
  • Select for object page
  • Heat maps availability
Rack Elevation Documentation

Rack Elevation Documentation

Managing data center racks has never been easier or more accurate! Device42's automatically generated rack diagrams make manual drawings and spreadsheet records a thing of the past. Creating accurate rack diagrams is now fast and easy:

  • Support for ½ U devices
  • Back to back devices(½ depth)
  • Show filler panels, patch panels
  • See available rack units
  • Show PDUs in and around the rack
  • Drag and drop objects between racks
  • Find next available slot

Cable management for both network and power connections

With Device42 software, keeping track of your patch panel cable connections is fast, easy, and accurate. Device42 removes cable management complexity and increases the visibility, control, and efficiency of data center cable management.

Patch Panel Create Connection
  • Manage your patch panels efficiently and effectively
  • Support templates for fiber, Ethernet, or any patch panel type
  • Load cabling data using spreadsheet imports
  • Manage cabling data using easy-to-use web-based GUI
  • Visualize end-to-end connectivity using patch panel layouts
  • Quickly determine port availability and port status

Power and energy management

Using Device42 software, data center managers can anticipate and avoid thermal- and power-related problems with proactive real-time and historical management capabilities:

  • Instant power monitoring from supported PDUs using SNMP
  • Track historical power and thermal data
  • Power estimation for servers
  • Better capacity planning
  • Power On/Off PDU outlets for supported models
    (Add-on module - additional cost)
Power Chain Maps

Device Contract and Life Cycle Management

  • Track your support contracts and warranty information per device
  • Record contract start and end dates, plus renew by date
  • Never miss a renewal date for your devices, create reports for contract end dates and schedule email notification at 30, 60, or 90 days prior to expiration
  • Record purchase information
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  • View asset QR code information, assign QR code profile for automated code generation and association
Auto-discovery and REST APIs

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