Intelligent Power Manager capability overview by license

Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) offers three levels of licenses: Monitor, Basic and Gold. IPM Gold is our premium offering and provides the most complete set of capabilities, including the ability to monitor and trigger actions via third-party power devices in addition to Eaton equipment.

       
Standard
features
Included with Monitor, Basic and Gold:
  • Up to 500 supported UPS nodes
  • Up to 200 supported rack PDU nodes
  • Monitor third-party devices
  • Event-based PDU outlet control
  • Discover third-party devices from one dashboard
  • Customize the data monitored from your device using generic drivers
       
Virtualized
features
Included with Basic and Gold:
  • Shut down server and host without crashing
  • Shut down storage module to keep data safe
  • Group multiple devices to be acted on as a single device with configuration policies
  • Enter and exit maintenance mode
  • Plugin for VMware vCenter
  • Plugin for Citrix XenCenter
  • Limit server power consumption to save on battery and fuel costs during a catastrophe by power capping on demand
  • Trigger an advanced action (power cap, load shed, failover) on configured policies (groups of devices) during specific power events with a single command
  • Safely shut down and securely restore high availability environments without crashing virtual machines or host server
       
  Included with Gold:
  • Monitor and trigger actions via third-party devices
  • Shut down specific virtual machines during a power event no matter what physical machine they are on
  • Migrate virtual machines to targeted hosts and shut down the non-critical server to conserve energy
  • Shut down or suspend a virtual appliance
  • Automatically back up data during a power event to avoid data loss using VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • Monitor and manage the health, risk and efficiency of your power infrastructure by integrating into VMware’s vRealize Operations Manager