AI in Data Center Management: What It Means for Staffing and Processes

by Andrew Donoghue

Critical Thinking: Machine learning promises to usher in a new era of advanced data center management, but many facilities still have a long way to go from arcane, spreadsheet-based management habits to the automation Promised Land.

The end game for data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software is that it eventually enables self-managing, or fully autonomic, data centers.

The hope is that AI-driven management software (likely cloud-based) will monitor and control IT and facilities infrastructure, as well as applications, seamlessly and holistically – potentially across multiple sites. Cooling, power, compute, workloads, storage, and networking will flex dynamically to achieve maximum efficiency, productivity, and availability. Read More…