Data center technology vendors usually offer remote monitoring or management tools for their products. They’ve also gotten better at providing APIs for easier access by other systems. But there’s still a missing piece: a platform that can pull everything together into a single control plane.
“And that has been a problem in our space for as long as our space has been around,” Brent Bensten, CTO of products at the data center provider QTS Realty, said. APIs help, but they are just part of the answer.