What is RackBuilder Plus?
ManageEngine RackBuilder Plus is a data center visualization software that lets you create a virtual representation of your data center floors and racks in 3D, and manage its space and capacity for better performance. The dynamic 3D view shows the live health status of devices in each rack. Any fault or performance problem is alerted using color codes and clicking on the faulty device takes you to the particular device
The designed data center floors can be embedded into your NOC screens & monitored 24x7. You can also access these 3D data centers from anywhere, anytime using iPad and other tablets.
RackBuilder Plus helps you to create realistic 3D data center floors populated with racks. You can also add aisles, walls and walk paths in 3D floor view. RackBuilder Plus also allows you to customize the floor size, background color & tile color to suit your needs. These 3D floor views can be embedded into your NOC screens & monitored 24x7.
- Drag-and-Drop rack builder
RackBuilder Plus allows you to create virtual mock-up of your racks with the devices populated on it. With the drag-and-drop rack builder, you just need to drag-n-drop the devices on the rack and change their size if necessary.
Rackbuilder Plus constantly monitors the power and temperature of devices in the data center and helps to identify the PUE and DCIE of your data center. It also provides options to associate power capping policies to the devices and decide on the amount of power to be supplied to them.
- Real-time availability monitoring
With the real-time availability monitoring, you can monitor & visualize the health status of devices in real-time. Any fault or performance issue is highlighted using color codes. You can click on the faulty device to drill down to the device snapshot page to analyze the device's performance and identify the fault.
RackBuilder Plus offers detailed insights on capacity that includes rack count, physical space on each rack/ floor, no. of devices connected to each rack etc. This information helps you to forecast demand on your data center and plan for the future needs.
- Import data from RackTables & Device42
RackBuilder Plus offers options to import the complete list of floors, racks and devices details from RackTables & Device42. You can also customize the imported data to suit your business needs. Importing data via CSV file is also supported.
RackBuilder Plus instantly alerts you whenever a device in the rack goes down. Unique color codes are used to communicate the severity of alarms. You can distinguish healthy & faulty devices in each rack & floor using these color codes. Clicking on any alarm helps you navigate to the device snapshot page to identify the fault.