The dashboard provides you a ready view of critical information.
Central PDU Console
One “pane of glass” to manage all your rack PDUs and in-line meters – APC, Avocent, Cyber Switching, Geist, MRV, Raritan, Server Technology and more.
Understand if you are compliant with manufacturer’s and industry-accepted recommendations, and project how much you can save by increasing room ambient temperatures.
Vendor Agnostic Monitoring and Management
Through one Web browser, the scalable Power IQ monitors and manages PDUs from APC, Avocent, BayTech, Cyber Switching, Geist, HP, Knurr, Liebert, MRV, Raritan, Rittal, Server Technology, UNITE and more.
Create Custom Reports
A powerful reporting function in Power IQ allows you to generate custom reports at the outlet, IT device, customer, department, rack, zone, floor, lab and data center levels. You can generate reports that reflect active power, energy cost and consumption, carbon footprint, temperature and humidity.
Report by Customer or Department
An example of a report that charts the energy used by a customer or department.
Report Energy Cost
You can also create reports that display energy costs over time for comparison purposes.
Report Usage via IT device or Outlet
A report charting the energy usage at the IT device level. Similar charts can be generated for usage reports at the outlet level.
Report Carbon Footprint
An example of a carbon footprint report, showing how Power IQ enables you to graph multiple devices on a single chart for comparison purposes, as well as summarize the accumulated total per period.
Report Active Power
Power IQ allows you to both create and save a number of standard reports from a single screen. You also have the ability to create and save a any number of charts within each report.
Data Center/Building Level Settings
Set your peak and off peak cost per Kilowatt-Hour, as well as carbon and cooling factors at each location.
Floor/Zone/Row/Rack & IT Device Level Grouping & Associations
Associate outlets to IT devices. Group devices by customer, type or any use defined fields.
Group via IT Device Owner
Once a customer is associated with an outlet or group of outlets, you can view all outlets assigned to that customer, along with the type of devices assigned and the power rating of each device.
Import & Export Data
Seamlessly import all data for easy set-up and export for your use.
Export Graphed Data to CSV
An example of a CSV file, exported as an “Active Power by Rack” request.
User Configurable Data Retention Period
Configure how long you want to retain data. For example, you can keep monthly max, min and ave. for 5 years.
APC 3-Phase PDU
This PDU page enables you to trend unit level active power and view current results. This is an example of an APC 3 phase rack PDU.
Raritan 3-Phase PDU
The Raritan PDU page lets you trend unit level active power and view current results at the unit, line and outlet level from all Raritan PX PDUs.
Outlet level vs. Line Metering
Raritan outlet level metering enables more precise business division and IT device reporting, which gives you greater understanding of your device usage and more accurate chargeback opportunities for your customers.
Power IQ lets you monitor and measure rack temperature and humidity. It can also create reports that show maximum, minimum and average readings.
User Groups & Permissions
You have the ability to create a wide variety of user groups and assign permissions based on criteria that work best for you.
You can assign access permissions by:
Device / Rack / Rows / Rooms / Sites
Functional permissions can be set up for:
Settings / User management / Device management / Power Control / Report creation / Report viewing
Scheduled Power Control Operations
Schedule one time or recurring power control operations for energy efficiency or maintenance purposes, this may help you qualify for energy rebates.
Power Control of Device Groups
With Power IQ, you can set up power on/off sequence and delay of IT devices within a rack or device group.
Power IQ also lets you produce energy cost reports in the currency of your choice.
An example of Power IQ working with an APC switched PDU – specifically, viewing power control for the unit and unit level metering.
Schedule one-time or recurring shutdowns of operating systems and outlets for efficiency or maintenance purposes. Use standard or custom scripts.
Learn more about Power IQ:
To learn more about PTS Data Center Solutions available to support your Data Center Power Management and Monitoring needs, contact us or visit:
- Data Center Power & Cooling Systems Analysis
- Data Center Commissioning
- Network Operating Center (NOC) Design Services
- Data Center Design – KVM & Serial / Remote Access Systems Design
- Data Center Monitoring & Control
- Data Center Maintenance (DCMMS)
- Managed Services – Outsourced IT & Facility Solutions