Insurance Leader Integrates Legacy Platforms with Environet for Core-to-Edge Visibility and Control

March 20, 2019

One of the largest non-public companies in Ohio implemented the Vertiv Environet monitoring system as a way to integrate multi-vendor, legacy equipment that utilized varied communication protocols while gaining improved visibility and control of its network facilities, resulting in improved uptime, efficiency, safety, and overall asset management.


Background

When first evaluating data center infrastructure management (DCIM) systems for a primary data center and 25 edge locations, this leader in personal and commercial lines of property-casualty insurance needed a vendor-neutral solution that could communicate to multiple protocols such as BACnet, Modbus and TCP/IP. The company, formed by community leaders seeking to protect the property of local farmers, also sought a solution that could be integrated with its existing building management system (BMS), and therefore, chose the Vertiv Environet monitoring system.


Results

  • Improved uptime due to immediate notification of issues which enabled fast, local response
  • Increased cooling efficiency through data-supported ROI calculations completed prior to
    infrastructure changes
  • Enhanced first responder safety with the floorplan display that allowed individuals to locate problems without entering a facility
  • Better asset management through evaluation of system data collected from all critical facilities
  • More educated workforce due to a Vertiv relationship which included detailed product training

Case Summary
Location:​

United States

Critical Need:

With continued growth and the need for distributed digital assets, this insurance company wanted improved visibility and control of its portfolio of diverse equipment that used varying communication protocols. Primarily, the company needed a holistic view of its assets for effective management of its network from core to edge.

Vertiv Solution:
  • Vertiv Environet data center monitoring system



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