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DCT TAXONOMY by Mind Map: DCT TAXONOMY
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DCT TAXONOMY

DCT

Mechanical General

Building-level Medium "Includes chillers, and conventional water systems such as pumps, water treatment, and ground-source water systems. Also includes direct expansion units. Includes fans, heat exchangers, humidification systems, and storage tanks. Includes thermal storage, economizers, heat wheels, and other building level efficient cooling.", EcoCooling, KyotoCooling International Ndl Cooling Niche player

Inside computer room Medium "Includes computer room air conditioners (CRACs), computer room air handlers (CRAHs). Includes fan-assisted floor tile systems", Liebert (a brand of Emerson Network Power) (CRAC units), AdaptivCool (a division of Degree Controls) HotSpotr

High density cooling General High, """On-chip"" liquid cooling", Isotope UK liuid cooled motherboards Start up, Rack- or row-based cooling, Emerson Network Power Liebert XD System, Emerson Network Power Knurr CoolTherm, Rittal Liquid Cooling Package (LCP) Racks etc, Schneider Electric APC InRow and InRack cooling systems, Stulz CyberRow "Racks, cooling" Established player, Vette Corp (Coolcentric division) Rear Door Heat Exchanger US Cooling Established player, Opengate Data Systems, Other, New node

General, Liebert, YORK, Trane, Stulz, Carrier Corp

Other

Electrical (Other electrical equipment includes Load Banks)

Power Generation, Non-renewable generation "Includes primary generation, including co-generation and tri-generation. Includes backup generation, including gas turbines and diesel generators and tanks.", Fuel Systems Includes fuel polishing and fuel delivery., Renewable generation "Includes solar, wind, geothermal, and other renewable generation. Geothermal electricity generation is included, but technologies and applications using cold water from the ground, rivers, lakes, etc. for datacenter cooling are classifed elsewhere. Note that fuel cells are NOT included in renewable generation, because they only store energy, not produce it.", Other, General

UPS High "Includes static, rotary, and other kinds of UPSs"

Energy Storage, Batteries "Includes Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA), Vented Lead Acid (VLA), and other types of batteries.", MK Battery Power, Non-battery storage "Includes flywheels, compressed air, fuel cells, ultra-capacitors", Other, General

Distribution General "Other power distribution equipment includes DC Rectifiers, and Breakers & Disconnect Switches", Power Distribution Inc (PDI) US PDUs/ power, Primary Distribution (main switchgear), Secondary Distribution General "Secondary distribution is typically medium/low voltage. However, it can also include high voltage, as there are datacenter technologies that bring high voltage directly onto the raised floor.", Power distribution units (PDUs) Includes PDUs and remote power panels (RPPs), Electrical bus systems & busbars, Universal Electric Corp (UEC) Starline buses and raceways, Rack power supplies and intelligent power strips High, Racktivity Belgium/US "Datacenter equipment, software" Start up "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Raritan US "Datacenter equipment, software" Established player DCIM suite, Server Technology Inc US "Datacenter equipment, software" Established player "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Other """Other"" secondary distribution includes transfer switches, both static and automatic", Other """Other"" distribution includes transformers"

General, GE US "Power, " Market Leader, Hitachi Data Systems Japan Power Market Leader, Socomec Group, Tripp Lite US "UPS, PDU control" Niche player, Schneider Electric (APC brand) France/US "Power, cooling, designs, software" Market leader, Graybar Canada "Power, components" Established player, Eaton, Active Power US Power/containers Established player, Emerson Network Power

Other

Modular & Containerized Data Centers General High

Modular General, Modular Components / Systems, Modular Providers, Dell Modular Data Center (MDC) US IT/Datacenter designs Market Leader, Hewlett-Packard Peformance Optimized Datacenter (POD) US IT/systems management/dynamic cooling/containers etc Market Leader, IBM Portable Modular Data Center (PMDC) US IT/systems management/dynamic cooling/containers etc Market Leader, Cirrascale (formerly Verari Technologies) FOREST Container, Rackable Systems (part of SGI) ICE Cube US "Containers, servers" Established player, Schneider Electric "EcoBreeze, and other power/cooling container modules", Elliptical US Mocular DCs Established player, AST Modular Spain Preconfigured datacenter designs Established player, Lee Technologies US Preconfigured designs, Other

Containerized

Other

Operational Support Systems General Note that datacenter security systems are covered elsewhere in 451 Group's taxonomy

Monitoring and control General High "Includes facility equipment monitoring, datacenter reporting, dashboards. Note that building energy management systems are generally listed elsewhere in 451 Group's taxonomy, unless they are specific to datacenters.", IBS CAL ? IBIS US Sustainability software Niche player Environmental monitoring & reporting, Environmental/cooling monitoring and control General High Includes temperature / humidity sensors. Includes dynamic cooling optimization, Concurrent Thinking UK Datacenter software Start up Environmental monitoring & reporting, Geist Intelligent Facilities US "Datacenter equipment, software" Niche player Environmental monitoring & reporting, Emerson Network Power Liebert iCOM, Synapsense US Wireless sensors Start up "Data collection, meters, sensors", TrendPoint Systems EnviroCube US "Datacenter equipment, software" Niche player "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Vigilent (formerly Federspiel Controls) US Datacenter software Niche player Environmental monitoring & reporting, Other, Facility energy/power General High "Includes power sensors, current transformers, power quality monitoring. Does NOT include intelligent power strips, since these are classified elsewhere. Includes branch circuit monitoring and detailed power analytics", CA Technologies ecoMeter US IT systems management software Established player "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Emerson Network Power Liebert SiteScan, Eaton Forseer (acquired when Eaton bought DataTrax Systems) US M&E/DCIM Market leader, Ad Infinitum Multimedia US Datacenter software Start up "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Pacific Controls Dubai "Datacenter equipment, software" Niche player "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Packet Power US "Datacenter equipment, software" Start up "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Power Analytics (formerly EDSA) Paladin Live US "Power, Energy monitoring and modeling" Established player "Power, energy monitoring & modeling", Other, Data collection / aggregation software "Software for collecting aggregating, and storing data from multiple sensors and pieces of equipment. Sensor technology itself will generally be classifed elsewhere.", Modius OpenData US Datacenter software Niche "Data management, integration and reporting", OSIsoft PI US "Monitoring, analysis reporting software" Established player "Monitoring analysis, reporting", FieldView Solutions US Datacenter software Start up "Data management, integration and reporting", IT monitoring and control General High, IT power monitoring/management Includes modeling of IT power, 1E NightWatchman Server Edition UK IT systems management software Established player Power management, Alpiron Den IT systems management software Niche player Power management, EnergyWare US Power management Start up Power management, MiserWare US Power management Start up Power management, Power Assure US Datacenter software Niche player Power management, HP ?? HP power management product? US "IT hardware, software, services" Market Leader Power management, IBM ?? IBM power management product? US "IT hardware, software, services" Market Leader Power management, VMWare US Virtualization software Market leader Power management, Power capping, IT workload deployment optimization Includes IT load balancing, Viridity Software, Sentilla, VMWare ?? Specific VMWare product / feature? US Power mgt/load balancing Market leader, Other, Other

"Asset management, capacity planning, simulation, analysis" General High "Includes capacity planning, asset management, and configuration/change management", Asset management and capacity planning, Emerson Network Power Aperture US Mission critical infrastructure Market leader DCIM, Emerson Network Power Avocent Datacenter Planner US Mission critical infrastructure Market leader DCIM, Emerson Network Power Trellis US Mission critical infrastructure Market leader DCIM, Optimum Path Systems Visual Data Center US Datacenter software Niche player DCIM suite, nlyte Software GB Datacenter software Established player DCIM suite, Panduit Panduit's DCIM product US Mission critical infrastructure Established player DCIM suite, Power Assure Energy Manager/4 (EM/4), Rackwise US "Datacenter equipment, software" Established player DCIM suite, Schneider Electric StruxureWare for Datacenters France/US Mission critical infrastructure Market leader DCIM suite, No Limits Software US Datacenter software Start up DCIM suite, Asset-Point US DCIM Niche player, K8Tram US DCIM Niche player, Obtain Canada Planning and capacity mgt Niche player, AssetGen UK Datacenter software Niche player "Asset, configurationa & change mgt", iTRACS US Datacenter software Niche player "Asset, configurationa & change mgt", Obtain Canada Datacenter software Niche player "Asset, configurationa & change mgt", RFCode US Datacenter software Niche player "Asset, configurationa & change mgt", Eaton US Mission critical infrastructure Market leader "Asset, configurationa & change mgt; monitoring;", Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Medium, Innovative Research Inc (IRI) TileFlow US Analysis software Niche player, Future Facilities UK CFD Established player, Applied Math Modeling Inc CoolSim US CFD Start up, Datacenter simulation, Lumina Decision Systems Analytica US Analytics and modelling software Niche player "Capacity planning, forecasting, simulation", Romonet Prognose UK Datacenter software Start up "Capacity planning, forecasting, simulation", Other

Other """Other"" operational support systems includes computerized maintenance management systems that do not fall under the monitoring & control, or asset management & sinulation headings. Includes fire systems of all types. There are fire detection systems that use Photoelectric / ionization technology, and those that use High sensitivity smoke detection. There are also water-, chemical-, and gas-based fire suppression systems."

Other datacenter hardware General

Racks Plain rack hardware is listed in this category. Racks with added intelligence or power/cooling capabilities are classified elsewhere.

Raised Floor Systems, Tate Access Floors (part of Kingspan Group), Bergvik Flooring

Cabling and Cable Management Hardware

Other

Other

New node

Energy & power

Energy management & efficiency

Enterprise energy management Includes energy management of IT devices outside the data center, JouleX

Building energy management "Building management hardware and software with explicit datacenter functionality or deployment context. General building management systems (e.g., for offices) will be covered as elsewhere.", Automated Logic Corp (ALC) US BMS Market Leader, Honeywell US BMS Market Leader, Pacific Controls Dubai BMS Start up, Johnson Controls Inc (JCI) US Building Management System (BMS) Market Leader

Other

Other

Security

Physical security

Datacenter phyical security

Storage Includes both routers and switches

NetApp US Storage

Enterprise networking

WANs

Cisco US IT/preconfigured DCs/energy Market Leader

Systems

Servers

Dell US IT/Datacenter designs Market Leader

Hewlett-Packard US IT/systems management/dynamic cooling/containers etc Market Leader

IBM US IT/systems management/dynamic cooling/containers etc Market Leader

Acer

Asustek Computer

Fujitsu

Fujitsu Siemens Japan IT/DC designs Market Leader

NEC

Oracle (acquired Sun) US "Servers, containers" Established player

SGI

Super Micro Computer

Low-powered Servers High, Calxeda (formerly Smooth-Stone) US Low power parallel servers Start up, SeaMicro, Seascale US Low power parallel servers Start up, Very PC US Low power parallel servers Start up

NOT SURE

Arch Rock US IT networking Now part of Cisco "Data collection, meters, sensors"

CSRWare US Sustainability software Start up "Power, energy monitoring & modeling"

Illumina US "Data center planning, reporting" Niche player

Vicor US Power supplies Established player

Intel US "Processors, datacenter designs" Market Leader

Microsoft US Server management/operations mgt Market Leader

Tata India Established player

Wright Line US Established player

Alcatel Lucent France/US Market Leader

Siemens Building Technologies Market leader

RTKL Niche player

Russelectric Niche player

S&C Electric Niche player

Mee Industries US

Mitsubishi Japan

NTT Data Corp. Japan

OUT OF SCOPE

Engineering / Industry Standards

Hosting / colo / managed services providers

Public cloud providers

Virtualization suppliers

Datacenter design / engineering firms

Skanska Established player