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1 Infrastructure Management & Monitoring for Business-Critical Continuity TM Revolutionizing Data Center Infrastructure Management The Trellis Platform A Real-Time Solution to Continuous Performance Improvement in the Data Center

2 TM Is Your Data Center Operating at Peak Performance? THE PRIORITIES: HIGH AVAILABILITY. OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY. IT AGILITY AND RESPONSIVENESS. While every data center wants to achieve these goals, it isn t easy. Once static environments with a just few servers, the modern data center is now a dynamic, interdependent ecosystem of enormous complexity where even the smallest change has a cascading and potentially catastrophic impact. The problem is that traditional tools used to manage today s data centers are just not keeping up. Cumbersome, static and disconnected, these tools enable only fragmented data center management that slows down change and introduces a high degree of risk. Transform Your Data Center Management with a Dynamic Platform Now, Emerson Network Power is revolutionizing data center management with the Trellis dynamic infrastructure optimization platform. Unlike siloed monitoring or static planning solutions, the Trellis platform delivers real-time visibility into the performance and relationships of all the components in your IT infrastructure, from the data center to facilities. Leveraging Emerson Network Power s proven expertise in asset, power, cooling, infrastructure management and embedded firmware technologies, the Trellis platform ends compartmental decision-making so that you can optimize every aspect of your IT infrastructure operations. The result is a new level of data center performance that makes it possible for you to achieve the high availability, operational efficiency and agility your business demands. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must now go beyond performance management of IT equipment and begin to manage the entire data center infrastructure. Tools for DCIM will provide detailed monitoring and measurement of data center performance, utilization and energy consumption, supporting more efficient, cost-effective and greener environments. Gartner

3 A New Kind of Confidence Emerson Network Power s innovative approach Only the Trellis platform offers a unified solution for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) with all of the hardware and software needed to erase the lines between once-isolated components and functions. This single-information source provides planning; asset, capacity, change and configuration management; monitoring; alerting; and automated management and control to help you more effectively manage the current configuration, accurately project future needs and cost effectively improve service levels for the business. to developing hardware and software together Move from reactive to proactive infrastructure management with the Trellis platform s exclusive capabilities: Comprehensive real-time information provides deep insight into the operation and utilization of data center resources as well as accurate calculations for key metrics that are the basis for sound decision making. A Web-powered management and monitoring platform enables multiple actions to be executed simultaneously in a coordinated way and the impact of these decisions to be understood immediately. has produced a real-time fabric that sets a new standard for DCIM. Instead of limited, dayold data that is only polled in intervals, the built-in intelligence of the Trellis platform and Universal Management Gateway appliance delivers a constant stream of actionable realtime data. Based on Emerson Network Power s AGGREGATE extensive technology expertise, this integrated architecture collects tens of thousands of FILTER data points in seconds and applies the right aggregation and processing rules so that users have the exact information they need to enhance decision making and execution DATA Technological Innovation Re-defining Real-Time The Previous Standard Data captured in physical storage Filtered data is aggregated Data returned to physical storage No chance for true real-time DATA The New Standard AGGREGATE FILTER Rules, Real-Time CONTINUOUS Filtering, QUERY Aggregation, Correlation, Pattern Matching Symbols/Domain Model DATA Auto-discovery/ Sensing Scalability Data Streaming Connectivity ANSWER QUERY PROCESSING MEMORY DATA

4 Reap the Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Infrastructure Management The Universal Connector for the Trellis Platform UNIVERSAL MANAGEMENT GATEWAY BENEFITS Unlike any other data center management tool, the Trellis platform combines software and hardware into an integrated solution for successfully managing the growing complexity of your data center. A key component of this unique solution is the Universal Management Gateway appliance, a multi-functional appliance which aggregates KVM, serial and service processor functionality with environmental and physical monitoring capabilities. With just this single appliance, you gain access and control of heterogeneous servers, networking equipment, service processors and other devices. Local Data Collection and Real-Time Monitoring On-Demand Access and Control Centralized Management Automated Environmental Sensing Discover and collect real-time data from a broad array of IT and facilities data center assets including servers, routers, switches, storage devices, CRACs, UPS, PDUs, batteries and sensors. Remotely manage assets at any time using a choice of industry-proven technologies. Access and control assets with a single, Web-enabled user interface designed in harmony with the Trellis platform software. Proactively manage the environment with automatic sensing and reporting on such environmental factors as temperature and humidity, vibration, smoke, door activity and motion. CURRENT POINT PRODUCTS SENSORS MergePoint Unity TM Manages Windows servers and IPDU Advanced Console Server Manages Linux/Unix servers, serial devices and IPDU Service Processor Manager Manages service processors Avocent Universal Management Gateway appliance - common collection engine Manages Windows servers Manages Linux servers and serial devices Manages service processors Manages rack sensors/ environmentals Manages PDU FUTURE SOLUTION SENSORS RDU Manages rack sensors/ environmentals DSView DCIM Applications NETWORK NETWORK

5 Simplify Complex Data Center Management with the Trellis Platform A suite of integrated components simplifies and streamlines every function of IT infrastructure management to enhance operational efficiency, keep systems running at peak performance and maximize the use of your assets. TRELLIS PLATFORM CAPABILITY Inventory Management Configuration Management Operations Management BENEFITS Gain real-time insight into where capacity has been used and where it remains with a comprehensive inventory of all the assets in your data center. Reduce time and costs for floor and zone space management with a graphical interface that pinpoints every item s floor or rack position. Improve equipment maintenance with a complete catalog of interrelationships and dependencies for power, network and storage connectivity. Quickly find and troubleshoot connection faults with automatic alerts when a user-defined threshold for a plan, group or device has been reached. More efficiently use infrastructure and eliminate growth bottlenecks with real-time power consumption data, historical power usage trends and the ability to project future requirements. Effectively manage virtual layers with a complete view of virtual machine and physical device dependencies. Change Planning Make better deployment decisions with data based on actual consumption and capacity and the ability to preview the impact of changes. Increase control over change execution across multiple projects with precise instructions for each change. Site Management Energy Management Power System Management Assure business-critical continuity with comprehensive event management and alarm notifications. Maintain service-level agreements with user-defined thresholds and detailed insight into environment operating status and site conditions. Accurately understand energy use and the cost of operating sub-systems with current and historical views of data center efficiency metrics including PUE, DCiE and kw/hours. Know exactly where efficiency losses are occurring within devices and sub-systems. Manage the power chain from the utility meter to rack PDUs with graphical views of the real-time equipment state as well as the state of associated connections that reflect actual power flow though the system. Forestall outages with user-defined threshold limits and proactive alerts when any connection is reaching the threshold. Cooling System Management Centrally manage the cooling system with a comprehensive view of system utilization, stranded and total system capacity for resources from cooling and humidification sources to rack distribution inlets. Eliminate HVAC chain overload with user-defined capacity limits and proactive alerts.

6 Trellis Platform Key Differences AVAILABILITY Understand capacity usage to make sure businesscritical services are always running Recognize dependencies to minimize risk associated with change Optimize resources to extend the functional life of your existing infrastructure EFFICIENCY Consolidate control over facilities and IT infrastructure Leverage existing resources to reduce the cost-per-computing cycle Accurately plan and execute to improve the productivity of people and processes AGILITY Proactively manage capacity to anticipate change Dynamically adapt the data center infrastructure as need arises Run your data center at higher capacities with greater efficiency and less risk of unplanned downtime. How can I improve SLAs to the business? Critical infrastructure management capabilities are included in a single platform, allowing you to see real-time information from the critical infrastructure, utilize the analytical tools for decision making and execute several actions simultaneously from a single user interface, reducing the amount of coordination and steps that are required to address issues as well as visibility into trends that, if not addressed, will lead to a disruption in service. Do I have the capacity to deploy new equipment and where is the optimal location? A complete visual inventory of your assets, their locations, dependencies and performance are updated in realtime so that you are always looking at the current status. An extensive element library allows you to model and run scenarios for adding equipment, then view recommendations for optimal placement to ensure that the move will be efficient and equipment is placed to enhance performance of all equipment in the area. How do I eliminate stranded capacity? Knowing how the data center is operating in real-time gives visibility into how to make operations more efficient and how to reduce safety buffers to increase utilization of the existing capital investment and defer or eliminate unneeded investments.

7 TM Emerson Network Power A Proven Partner in Infrastructure Transformation Hundreds of data centers worldwide rely on Emerson Network Power products, solutions and services to optimize their infrastructure management. With the transformational power of the Trellis platform, extensive resources, experience and technologies, Emerson Network Power is uniquely positioned to help organizations bridge the gap between data center and IT infrastructure layers, driving new levels of high availability, operational excellence and agile, responsive service. Leader in data center infrastructure solutions Pedigree of solving facilities and IT infrastructure challenges Part of the Global 100 software developers Selected by world-leading OEM technology vendors History of innovation and investment in research and development Holistic vision and expertise based on deep services capabilities Aperture TM Vista TM Avocent Data Center Planner TM SiteWeb TM Liebert TM NForm TM Aperture AIRM SiteUnit RDU Cyclades TM Managed Power Strip Liebert SiteScan TM Space management (inventory, autodiscovery, enclosures, cmdb, planning) Power switching (Liebert/ASCO) Airflow management Control (server management, power, cooling, environmental, storage) Avocent AMP Power conversion Avocent KVM Avocent DSView TM Visualization Real-time correlation/aggregation Heat transfer Power distribution Power conditioning Data acquisition (temp, humidity, leak detection, battery) INNOVATION CAPABILITY EXPERTISE COMMITMENT

8 Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity TM from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, infrastructure management, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Aperture and Avocent solutions from Emerson Network Power simplify data center infrastructure management by maximizing computing capacity and lowering costs while enabling the data center to operate at peak performance. For more information, visit or www. EmersonNetworkPower.com. Emerson Network Power. The global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity TM. AC Power Connectivity DC Power Embedded Computing Embedded Power Infrastructure Management & Monitoring Outside Plant Power Switching & Controls Precision Cooling EmersonNetworkPower.com Racks & Integrated Cabinets Services Surge Protection Emerson, Business-Critical Continuity and Emerson Network Power are trademarks of Emerson Electric Co. or one of its affiliated companies. All other marks are the property of their respective Emerson, Business-Critical Continuity and Emerson Network Power are trademarks of Emerson Electric Co. or one of its affiliated companies Emerson Electric Co. owners Emerson Electric Co TRELLIS-BRO-EN

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