The StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app is available for real-time graphical presentation of power, cooling, network, and space capacity utilization. It allows you to monitor data center operations through read-only KPI data on your iPhone, iPad, or smartphone with Android.

Using your phone, you can access the data from StruxureWare Data Center Operation to:

  • Drill down to a location or room
  • Trend capacity utilization over time
  • See a prediction of remaining days of capacity at current growth rate for a location or room (applies to iPad version)
  • Access asset inventory and details
  • Use a built-in barcode scanner to easily identify assets (this is not supported on iPads)

Do not confuse StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR with StruxureWare Data Center Operation: Mobile.

The StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app allows you to monitor data center operations through read-only KPI data using an iPhone, iPad or smartphone with Android, whereas StruxureWare Data Center Operation: Mobile allows you to work with StruxureWare Data Center Operation on-the-fly and synchronize changes with the Data Center Operation server.

Prerequisites for valid data in StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR

  • You must have a working connection to the Data Center Operation server.
  • The StruxureWare Data Center Operation that you connect to must have the required configurations for the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR to be able to show the data.
    • Required space data: You must have at least a room with a rack setup.
    • Required power data: Power properties on equipment in the system and valid power path setup.
    • Required cooling data: Cooling properties on equipment in the system.
    • Required network data: Configured network properties on equipment in the system and network connections.
    • Required measured data: In StruxureWare Data Center Operation, you must have communication setup with an external monitoring system, such as StruxureWare Data Center Expert to retrieve the measured data. You must configure associations between the devices with measured data and equipment in the data center layout.
    • Trending data: You must have data from a period of time before the trending data will be meaningful, and StruxureWare Data Center Operation must be set up to save KPI data over time.

Installing the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app on your phone or iPad

Download the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app from Google Play or Apple App Store.

The StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app tested systems can be seen here

Setting up the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app

The first time you start the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app, you must establish connection to the Data Center Operation server.

  • In the Settings page, that appears the first time you start the app, enter:
    • Data Center Operation server name
      On a smartphone with Android, you must enter the IP address as DNS aliases are not supported.
    • Port number
      Port 80 (HTTP). Port 443 (HTTPS) is not supported. (Currently other ports are not supported by default)
      If the Data Center Operation server has been set up behind a firewall, the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR app needs to be running with your smartphone or iPad setup for VPN or on a local WIFI network behind the firewall.

    • User name and password

If, at any point, you want to change the StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR settings:

  • On an iPhone, go to the home screen, and click on iPhone Settings. StruxureWare Data Center Operation: VIZOR will be listed there.
  • On a smartphone with Android, click the Android options menu, and select Settings.

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