Ascent Partners with Tuangru to Deliver Integrated Solution for Critical Infrastructure & IT Asset Management

Ascent’s Navigator Platform Offering Facility Maintenance Aligns with Tuangru’s Agentless DCIM Tool for Real-Time Infrastructure Management

News Release
St. Louis, MO - March 28, 2017

Ascent, a leading provider of comprehensive data center solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Tuangru, a leading data center management software provider, to offer an integrated solution for critical infrastructure maintenance and IT asset management through Ascent’s Navigator Platform.

The Ascent Navigator platform is a data center operations and infrastructure management resource, backed by Ascent’s managed services for critical facility maintenance, remote monitoring, and is capable of integrating with multiple Building Management Systems, Building Automation Systems and DCIM tools. Through the Tuangru partnership, Ascent is now able to offer customers a ‘Day One’ integrated solution for managing both critical facility systems and IT assets.

“With Tuangru’s RAMP DCIM agentless discovery technology, attractive pricing model, and growing adoption across data centers globally, we are excited and proud to offer RAMP as an offering under the Navigator Platform,” said Robert Painter, President of Ascent. “Together, our businesses are strategically aligned to help customers who are struggling to identify the right fit, justify funding or lean on an implementation team to rollout a DCIM tool and an Operations & Maintenance system for real-time visibility of critical infrastructure sites, systems and IT assets.”

Ascent serves global clients with its data center facilities and critical infrastructure services, including Ascent’s Navigator Platform, 24x7 Critical Facility Management, IT Site Services, Data Center Engineering & Construction Services, among other services.

“Ascent and Tuangru’s integrated software platform delivers end-to-end management across the critical, facility, IT and virtual layers,” said Jad Jebara, President & CEO of Tuangru. “We’re confident data center operators will find our joint solution to be unparalleled in the market.”

To learn more about the Navigator Platform and how it’s helping clients, please visit Ascent’s booth (#956) at the Data Center World Global conference in Los Angeles from April 3 - 6, or register online.

About Ascent
Ascent is a leading provider of comprehensive data center solutions, partnering with customers to solve technical, operational and financial challenges of running these facilities critical to customers’ businesses. Founded in 1998, Ascent provides full life cycle support from the design and development of new, expanded or upgraded facilities to daily monitoring and management, backed by our 24/7 operations support. Ascent is a one-stop-shop for all critical infrastructure needs, and works hand-in-hand with customers to provide flexible, scalable, secure and highly available solutions to ensure their individual needs are met.

About Tuangru
Today’s data center must scale, be agile and proactively cut costs to survive in the new era of big data, cloud, mobile and social. Tuangru is a Data Center Management (DCM) platform that allows operators to procure, deploy, monitor and measure data center technologies through their web browser. The company’s founders include former executives of Peer 1 Hosting, a hosting service provider that was acquired in 2013 by Cogeco Communications Inc. for $635 million. Tuangru was recently named Deloitte’s Technology Fast50 Companies-to-Watch in Canada. For more information, please visit