Ascent Launches Data Center Infrastructure Management Platform "Navigator"

New platform provides real-time visibility to help customers make critical infrastructure capacity, reliability and budget decisions

News Release
St. Louis, MO - August 30, 2016

Ascent, a leading provider of comprehensive data center solutions, announced today its new Navigator platform, expanding its Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) capabilities. Building on nearly 20 years of experience providing critical infrastructure maintenance and management services to more than 1,500 sites, the Ascent Navigator empowers customers to make informed operational decisions by providing real-time data on work, money and performance details.

The Navigator platform, an online dashboard backed by managed services, is a DCIM resource that unites facility maintenance and IT infrastructure management systems. Created and powered by Ascent, the platform aggregates resources, processes and systems to provide unmatched visibility into day-to-day operations. Customers have the ability to leverage Ascent’s full suite of managed services that maximize the business intelligence of Navigator and provide turnkey value-add to customers including 24x7 Ascent Operations Center, maintenance management, vendor management, engineering and project management, critical facility management, IT staffing solutions, among additional services.

Ascent’s web-enabled platform provides users with real-time information on customizable widgets that display metrics on activity status and spend related to preventative, demand/corrective and emergency maintenance, performance scorecards, site and asset details as well as visual maps for quick identification of sites with emergency situations. Users can access IT infrastructure such as rack and cable management as part of the Navigator platform. Within a few clicks, users can run reports on assets, work and contract details, work order trends, executive portfolio and administrative reports such as data audit history and accounting diagnostics.

Key business benefits of the platform include:

  • Gain Insight into Operations
  • Increase Uptime
  • Reduce Risk
  • Improve Efficiencies
  • Achieve Financial Insight

Ascent partners with organizations facing critical infrastructure challenges in capacity management, predictive maintenance practices, and operational & capital expense planning. The Navigator platform has been proven to help companies drive down costs, reduce risk and allow them to focus on their core business.

To take a test drive of the Navigator platform, visit Ascent’s booth (#330) at the Data Center World conference in New Orleans from September 12-15, or register online.