How Well Does ChatGPT Describe netTerrain?

How Well Does ChatGPT Describe netTerrain?

By - January 24, 2024

I have to admit it: many of us at Graphical Networks have been drawn into using ChatGPT for various purposes and, as a software company with a couple tentacles into AI (watch out for AI-based device modeling coming at some point), we’ve looked at this craze closely. Since I’d like to think I know netTerrain…

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Need to Design Server Rack Diagrams? Read This.

Need to Design Server Rack Diagrams? Read This.

By - September 19, 2023

There are many programs out there where you can create and manage your data center/telecom room rack diagrams. From placing servers, patch panels, switches, routers, PDUs, into the racks, having rack diagrams helps Data Center Managers and Network Managers to see how much space is available to place new equipment. But — there is more…

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netTerrain Pricing Guide: Logical, DCIM, & OSP

netTerrain Pricing Guide: Logical, DCIM, & OSP

By - September 14, 2023

We make netTerrain, IT documentation and visualization software that takes your complex IT and generates beautiful diagrams that make sense of your networks. You can read more about netTerrain here. If you already know how netTerrain can help, you may be wondering, “great…but how much will it cost me?” How netTerrain Pricing Works netTerrain pricing,…

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Beyond the Demo: netTerrain’s User-Friendly Features That Deliver Big ROI

Beyond the Demo: netTerrain’s User-Friendly Features That Deliver Big ROI

By - August 25, 2023

Got IT headaches? Need real-time information about your IT infrastructure, automatic maps, and actionable reports in clicks? Our IT visualization/documentation platform netTerrain makes it easy. If you’re interested in netTerrain, your likely next step will probably be to book a demo or even start a free trial. We’d love to hear from you. Take note,…

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Lowering Your PUE Goes Way Beyond Just Your Carbon Footprint

Lowering Your PUE Goes Way Beyond Just Your Carbon Footprint

By - July 24, 2023

Power Usage Effectiveness, or PUE for short, is a term you come across fairly often in the data center world. But what does it mean? Well, according to Wikipedia, PUE is a ratio that tells us how efficiently a data center uses energy. Specifically, it’s all about how much energy is gobbled up by your…

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BI & Data Centers: Do You Really Need a Business Intelligence Tool?

BI & Data Centers: Do You Really Need a Business Intelligence Tool?

By - July 5, 2023

In the corporate world, business intelligence tools are frequently a topic of conversation. Several years back, our Product Manager and CEO Jan Durnhofer wrote a technical article on this topic. Check out his article here. When you think of Business Intelligence (BI), names like MicroStrategy, SAS, Microsoft, and Oracle might come to mind. These companies…

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Don’t Buy DCIM Software That’s Like a Home Printer

Don’t Buy DCIM Software That’s Like a Home Printer

By - May 23, 2023

We all know the drill: you buy a home printer and before you know it, you’re locked into buying the vendor’s pricey ink for the lifespan of the printer. The printer vendor gives you only one cartridge type as an option and it’s sold at a ridiculous markup. Is there a workaround? Well, sure: you…

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Streamline IT Asset Management (ITAM): How DCIM Software Helps

Streamline IT Asset Management (ITAM): How DCIM Software Helps

By - April 20, 2023

Introduction: What is IT asset management (ITAM) and why you need it IT asset management (ITAM) is important because it assists organizations in managing their IT assets throughout their entire life cycle, including acquisition, maintenance, and eventual decommissioning. This ensures efficient resource allocation and effective utilization of assets. If you have headaches related to efficiency,…

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Beam Me Up, Scotty: Migrating to a New DCIM Solution

Beam Me Up, Scotty: Migrating to a New DCIM Solution

By - April 3, 2023

Are you lost in space: stuck with an outdated DCIM system, and feeling like you’re aboard a malfunctioning starship? Perhaps you’re dealing with high costs, limited features, poor customer service, or your DCIM vendor has been acquired or discontinued support (or, maybe even worse, you’ve received no communications from your vendor in a long time…

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Reducing Data Center Carbon Footprint with DCIM & PUE – A Comprehensive Guide

Reducing Data Center Carbon Footprint with DCIM & PUE – A Comprehensive Guide

By - March 23, 2023

Did you know that data centers account for a whopping 2% of all global carbon emissions? Here in the US alone, 0.5% of total greenhouse gas emissions are attributed to data centers. That’s more than the emissions of the airline industry! Data centers are one of the largest consumers of electricity worldwide, with all the…

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Upgrading IT Documentation/Visualization Software Shouldn’t Be Hard

Upgrading IT Documentation/Visualization Software Shouldn’t Be Hard

By - March 8, 2023

IT visualization and documentation software is essential for successful troubleshooting, capacity planning, cost control, and security, among other things. To keep up with today’s rapidly changing technology landscape, it’s crucial to keep your IT visualization and documentation software up-to-date with the latest vendor version. However, upgrading can be a daunting task, if your vendor does…

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Industry Spotlight: DCIM for Healthcare & Hospitals

Industry Spotlight: DCIM for Healthcare & Hospitals

By - February 20, 2023

As a data center manager in healthcare, you certainly face unique IT challenges that require specialized solutions — hats off to you! From regulatory compliance to uptime and critical patient data, the stakes are high. Not to mention the explosion in reliance upon technology that the recent pandemic helped bring about — from telehealth to…

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