News Release - 2016
Date: 25 July 2016
Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software Delivers Enhanced Protection for Data Center IT Equipment through Integration with HPE OneView
RALEIGH, N.C. … Power management company Eaton today announced the global launch of Intelligent Power Manager™ software version 1.53, which provides information technology (IT) managers with improved protection for data center IT equipment through integration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise® (HPE) OneView and new functionality with the OpenStack management platform. Through these integrations, Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software gives IT professionals the insight and control they need to manage and mitigate issues such as overheating equipment and power anomalies in order to improve availability of critical resources and maintain business continuity.
Operators of data centers require significant visibility into their infrastructure, as adverse events such as overheating and power loss can lead to significant revenue loss. Through the integration of Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software with HPE OneView, users can maintain business continuity by addressing issues such as overheating down to the server level. When issues do arise, Eaton’s software delivers alerts through HPE iLO and triggers preventive actions, such as power capping, through Eaton’s leading disaster avoidance portfolio.
“Infrastructure issues such as rack overheating and power loss are major causes of downtime in the data center, said Paul Miller, Vice President of Marketing, Converged Data Center Infrastructure, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “Integrating Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software with HPE OneView automates the monitoring process so professionals can make immediate adjustments to their infrastructure using real time data. This will be invaluable in maintaining business continuity for our users in data centers employing HPE OneView.”
HPE OneView serves as an infrastructure automation engine to simplify operations by transforming everyday management of server, storage and network resources in physical and virtual environments. The innovative platform offers a unified workspace that allows an IT team to leverage the “one model, one data, one view” approach that increases the speed of IT delivery for new applications and services.
“This is an important milestone in our continuing effort to enhance our Intelligent Power Manager software with the capabilities users and channel partners demand,” said Hervé Tardy, vice president and general manager, Distributed Power Quality Division, Eaton. “We continue to collaborate with the world’s leading IT providers to make our vision of providing complete power management solutions a reality. By enabling new levels of business continuity in data centers, the integration with HPE OneView is a significant step toward achieving this goal.”
In addition to the HPE OneView integration, Intelligent Power Manager now has capabilities to manage the OpenStack management platform. Intelligent Power Manager’s updated connector provides capabilities of managing virtual machines, server workloads and storage volumes, including migration and shutdowns.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.