Raritan Power IQ Data Center Energy Management

Monitor, measure and manage Dominion PX and third-party rack PDUs for increased efficiency and better power utilization.

Raritan Power IQ Data Center Energy Management Software

Raritan Power IQ

Power IQ Features Snapshot:

  • User configurable dashboard
  • Agentless graceful shutdown of Windows®, Linux® and Unix® device groups
  • Psychrometric chart to calculate possible energy savings from simply increasing temperature
  • Energy cost bill-back reports to drive behavior
  • Decommission flags to forecast energy savings when eliminating servers
  • Baseline consumption and changes of various energy saving initiatives
  • Capture peak loads under compute stress to identify excess power capacity in the rack
  • Power capacity forecast charts
  • Power capacity utilization gauges
  • Smart Rack View with Quick Charts

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The Raritan Power IQ energy management software automates secure, time-based power control and enables powerful analytics reporting of energy cost, temperature, active power, line capacity and carbon footprint. It enables managers to improve data center availability, enhance power capacity planning and improve energy efficiency.

Trending reports and cumulative totals can be displayed at the data center, floor, room, rack, customer and IT device level. Customer energy billback cost reports can also be generated in your local currency with one click.

Power IQ manages Raritan's Dominion PX and third-party rack PDUs, including APC, Server Technology and more. The system is open database compliant (ODBC) and can be integrated with your current data warehouse and enterprise reporting system. It simplifies PX configuration and firmware management. Security is ensured with standards-based authentication, Web session timeout and IP-based access control.

Efficiently Utilize Energy

Power IQ provides you with valuable information and automated control that can help you gain efficiencies in the data center right away, including:

  • Baseline data center energy usage by IT device, rack, zone, customer, department and data center
  • Measurement of energy improvements
  • Understanding of which systems are candidates for consolidation
  • At-the-rack temperature measurement to identify areas to adjust cooling
  • Energy cost billback reports with one click
  • Tracking changes in carbon footprint
  • Remote power on/off and automated power control, saving energy and equipment

Make Informed Capacity Planning Decisions

Power IQ lets you accurately monitor and measure key power data, so you can manage current needs and plan for future growth. Capabilities include:

  • Collecting actual current draw to compare to rated capacity
  • Collecting and grouping actual power load to update design assumptions
  • Monitoring trends to understand future needs
  • Finding hot spots and eliminating them by making informed add/move decisions

Web Interface Screen Shots

Raritan Power IQ Simplified PDU Management

Simplified PDU Management

  • Bulk configuration
  • Firmware management
  • Outlet naming
Raritan Power IQ Custom Reports

Create Custom Reports

Report Option A via:

  • Outlet
  • IT Device
  • Customer
  • Department
  • Rack
  • Zone
  • Floor
  • Data center


Report Option B via:

  • Active Power
  • Energy
  • Carbon
  • Cost


Raritan Power IQ Exporting Data

Export Graphed Data to CSV

  • Click to export any graphed data

Features and Benefits:

Rack PDU Management

  • A central management console consolidates names, polling status, location, model and firmware onto one screen, saving valuable management time
  • Bulk configuration of and firmware distribution for PX PDUs save time

Automated Power Control

  • Remote power control of outlets, IT devices, device groups and racks
  • Automated load shedding

Power and Environmental Data Aggregation

  • User configurable collection intervals ensure desired
    accuracy while minimizing network traffic
  • Aggregate active power, current, temperature and humidity data


  • Energy, cost and carbon consumption reports keep customers and/or internal departments informed
  • Carbon certificate report helps you certify usage change from one period to another to support carbon credit claims
  • Exception reports help you find stranded power capacity
  • Trending and status reports help you easily see future capacity needs

Open Data Model

  • Open database connectivity capabilities let you use your existing data warehouse and reporting system to generate custom reports
  • Import and export data via CSV file


  • LDAP/AD integration offers easier centralized authentication
  • Trusted host definitions can be assigned so only named hosts can access the system
  • Up to 256-bit AES encryption protects your information
  • Easy and comprehensive user device grouping and permission management

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