Clarity-1 Expert Bundle

Clarity-1 Expert Bundle includes two licenses: one Team Expert named user license and one 3D modeling environment floating license. This bundle is dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams and includes all Clarity-1 capabilities to create data related to asset management, asset classification, 3D asset capabilities for building datacenter asset configurations, adding visual information on top of a 3D model (real-time data, business data, customer data), enable users to create aesthetically appealing datacenter models, provide users with enhanced visualization with both dynamic and photo-realistic rendering tools. The module includes active creation and participation rights within workflows and process management within rich client, web clients, and tablet clients. The 3D modeling environment allows for import of 3rd party geometry such as AutoCAD drawings, CATIA, Pro-E, Step files, VRML, IGES files, etc. This bundle is for data center personnel who will have a need to access all available Clarity-1 functionality within the system, including entering data, searching data, modifying data and manipulating data within Clarity on a regular basis.

 

Clarity Central Server Bundle

Description
Clarity Central Server Bundle is the starter kit foundation package for all Datacenter Clarity LC master/central server installation.  It provides up to 2,000 real-time monitoring Clarity Tags as well as a named user license for the Clarity System automated operations. This bundle is dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams and includes all Clarity-1 capabilities to create data related to asset management, asset classification, 3D asset capabilities for building datacenter asset configurations, adding visual information on top of a 3D model (real-time data, business data, customer data), enable users to create aesthetically appealing datacenter models, provide users with enhanced visualization with both dynamic and photo-realistic rendering tools. The 3D modeling environment allows for the import of 3rd party geometry such as AutoCAD drawings, CATIA, Pro-E, Step files, VRML, IGES files, etc.  This bundle provides the foundation package for all Datacenter Clarity LC master/central server installation.

 

Clarity-1 Team Expert

Description
This module includes one Named User License with Complete Operation and advanced visualization. This module is dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams and includes all Clarity-1 capabilities to create/edit data related to asset management and asset classification.  It provides access to Capacity Management, Real Time Monitoring & Alarm Management (with up to 2,000 points starter kit included with the Clarity Central Server Bundle – additional points can be added and are priced as an add-on capability), Dashboard, KPI Management, Trending & Reporting.  Provided a concurrent user license of the 3D Modeling environment is available, the Expert User can then create, edit and access all 3D asset capabilities for building datacenter asset configurations, adding visual information on top of a 3D model (real-time data, business data).  The 3D Modeling enables the user to create aesthetically appealing datacenter models, provide users with enhanced visualization with both dynamic and photo-realistic rendering tools. The module includes active creation and participation rights within workflows and process management within rich client, web clients, and tablet clients. This module is for data center personnel who will have a need to access all available Clarity-1 functionality within the system, including entering data, searching data, modifying data and manipulating data within Clarity on a regular basis. People using Clarity-4 CFD floating module will need to be a Clarity-1 Team Expert.  The main administrator of the DCIM system should be a Team Expert or a Team Member.

 

Clarity-1 Team Member

Description
Clarity-1 Team Member includes one Named User License with Complete Operation & Standard 3D Visualization. This module provides the same capabilities as the Team Expert with the exception of the lightweight visualization capabilities which only include the Standard Lightweight Visualization Capabilities.  This module is dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams and includes all Clarity-1 capabilities to edit data related to asset management and asset classification.  It provides access to Capacity Management, Real Time Monitoring & Alarm Management (with up to 2,000 points starter kit included with the Clarity Central Server Bundle – additional points can be added and are priced as an add-on capability), Dashboard, KPI Management, Trending & Reporting.  Provided a concurrent user license of the 3D Modeling environment is available, the Expert User can then create, edit and access all 3D asset capabilities for building datacenter asset configurations, adding visual information on top of a 3D model (real-time data, business data).  The 3D Modeling enables the user to create aesthetically appealing datacenter models, provide users with enhanced visualization with both dynamic and photo-realistic rendering tools. The module includes active creation and participation rights within workflows and process management within rich client, web clients, and tablet clients.  In the case of cable data entry users, regular operators, network team members, form-based data entry resources, facility managers, this is typically the named user license to select for them.  Also, for the case where multiple work shifts are in place (i.e. three 8-hour shifts for a 24/7 data center operations), the extra users should be added using the Team Member license.

 

Clarity-1 Team Viewer

Description
This module is dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams and includes all Clarity-1 capabilities to search and view in read-only mode data related to asset management and asset classification.  It provides access in read-only mode to Capacity Management, Real Time Monitoring & Alarm Management (with up to 2,000 points starter kit included with the Clarity Central Server Bundle – additional points can be added and are priced as an add-on capability), Dashboard, KPI Management, Trending & Reporting. The module includes participation rights only within workflows and process management to review, approve, and recommend actions within rich client, web clients, and tablet clients.  A Team Viewer’s primary interaction with Datacenter Clarity is to search the environment to locate asset data that has been authored and published by other users. Team Viewer users typically require permission to review, approve and recommend changes to information contained in the environment. These users traditionally don’t require a full understanding of the environment’s functionality. Instead, they use a subset of the environment’s capabilities to perform tasks assigned to them. Managers, CxOs, Directors, Purchasing agents, Marketing managers, and Client Support managers are typical Team Viewers.

 

Clarity-1 Dashboard Viewer

Description
This module is dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams and includes access to the device-level dashboard to access the real-time monitoring (2,000 points starter kit included with the Clarity master/central server). A Dashboard Viewer’s primary interaction with Datacenter Clarity is to monitor specific device performance which have been created and published by other users. These dashboard viewers traditionally don’t require a full understanding of the overall environment’s functionality.  Mechanical technicians, Maintenance Service Technicians, Suppliers, and Client Support managers are typical Dashboard Viewers.

 

Clarity-2- Network and Power Cables & Connections Management

License Included
concurrent user license for Clarity-2 functionality

Description
• Network & Power Cable Management
• Network and Power Connection & Routing Management
• Fault Impact Analysis
• What-If Analysis
• Up/Down-stream Impact

The Clarity-2 module dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management team. It includes concurrent/concurrent user license to access capabilities to route electrical and network wiring in a datacenter configuration. The software imports a list of wiring descriptions for connections between electrical or network devices. The connection list may be created from a 2-D logical design applications external to Clarity. Power lines from building main power panel all the way to IT equipment can be mapped easily. If power data is monitored in real-time, the real-time device-level dashboards and 2D electrical diagram and 3D data center model will allow easy display of the minimum, maximum, and average (over a user-defined period), and latest value monitored. This can help significantly when running what-if analysis or troubleshooting an electrical problem affecting the IT operations.

 

Clarity-3-Project Management, Workload Capacity Planning & Maintenance Scheduling

License Included
concurrent user license for Clarity-3 functionality

Description
Clarity-3 is a module dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams. It includes concurrent/concurrent user license to access capabilities for project leaders and planners to create project plans with a work breakdown structure (schedule task) hierarchy from best-practice schedule templates. Team members can be assigned to schedule tasks, and by using workflow, the team members can receive their work packages, including deliverables, in their Inbox. Team members can update their schedule task assignments and team leaders can track the progress of the schedule and re-plan it as required.

Features include the ability to:
• create schedules ad hoc or from templates
• assign disciplines or users to schedule tasks
• assign deliverables to schedule tasks
• automate schedule tasks via workflows
• perform critical path analysis, finish date scheduling and other core project management activities

 

Clarity-4- Predictive and Analytics for Energy Efficiency (includes CFD)

License Included
concurrent user license for Clarity-4 functionality

Description
Clarity-4 is a module dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams. It includes concurrent/concurrent user license to access the complete suite of CFD capabilities for high accuracy simulation of air flow and heat transfer. Fully embedded in the environment, it provides a complete framework for modeling and solving complex air and fluid flow problems. It supports fully unstructured meshes from a built-in meshing tool capable of generating skin meshes for better resolution of near-wall effects and convective heat transfer. It also supports fully disjointed meshes across adjoining volumes. Air flow blockages, such as under floor piping, cable trays etc. can be modeled using 2D or 3D solid elements, with arbitrary porosity (including orthotropic), surface roughness, and convective attributes. This bundle provides all energy efficiency tools required by any datacenter designer and operator to reach maximum energy efficiency.

 

Clarity-5- Customization (Open API) Add-on

Licenses Included
concurrent user license for Clarity-5 functionality

Description
Clarity-5 is a module dedicated to your datacenter infrastructure management and operations teams. It includes concurrent user license to access the libraries, documentation, and utility tools required to create custom applications within the 3D modeling environment using the Open C++, Open for .NET, or Open for Java Application Programming Interface (API) for all Datacenter Clarity 3D interface access functions and customization. Custom applications built from any Open API do not require runtime licenses to execute. To use Open for .NET API, Microsoft .NET Framework must be installed on the Windows operating system. Microsoft Visual Studio .NET integrated development environment is recommended for creating and running NX Open .NET executables and dlls. To use Open for Java API; Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) must be installed. The Java runtime environment distributed and installed with the 3D modeling environment does not include the Software Development Kit (SDK) tools for compiling and debugging Open Java programs. The Asset Management Open (SDK) consists of a collection of open tools to extend Clarity’s application. It allows customization of all asset data and related lifecycle management functions. These tools include published API’s and libraries for adding custom extensions to the asset management applications as well as data extraction programs that can be used to copy information for passing to third party applications. One license is required for each of the asset management servers on which the customer does development of extensions. Run time usage of developed extensions does not require this license.

 

Clarity-6 3D Modeling Add-on

License included
One (1) 3D Modeling concurrent user license

Description

The Clarity-6 3D Modeling add-on provides an additional 3D modeling environment concurrent user license which allows any Clarity-1 named users (except for the Clarity-1 Dashboard Viewer) to access the complete 3D functionality which Datacenter Clarity offers such as 3D asset capabilities for building datacenter asset configurations, adding visual information on top of a 3D model (real-time data, business data, customer data), enable users to create aesthetically appealing datacenter models, provide users with enhanced visualization with both dynamic and photo-realistic rendering tools. This add-on module provides an additional floating 3D modeling environment license required to create/modify/remove assets in the 3D configuration context of the data center.  Typically one additional add-on for every additional 250-300 racks is needed on average.  Any named users registered in the Clarity system except the Clarity-1 Dashboard Viewer can access the additional concurrent user license functionality.  The Clarity-1 Team Viewer can access it in read-only mode only.

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