Intelligent Power Software

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software provides the tools needed to monitor and manage power equipment in your physical and virtual environments. IPM allows you to easily define business continuity policies to keep your IT devices up and running during power and environmental events. This innovative software solution ensures system uptime and data integrity by allowing you to remotely monitor, manage and control devices on your network.

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Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software enables you to:
  • Remotely monitor and manage multiple devices across your network from a single interface.
  • Suspend non-critical virtual machines, consolidate critical virtual machines and shut down unused servers to extend battery runtime
  • Initiate a virtual machine move or graceful shutdown in the event of an extended outage
  • Automate disaster avoidance with a planned migration application, such as VMware Site Recovery Manager and Microsoft Live Migration
  • Integrate with VMware’s vRealize Operations Manager using Eaton’s Infrastructure Management Pack to manage health, risk and efficiency of power and environmental devices
  • Set server power consumption limits for extended battery runtime with UCS management software
  • See how IPM integrates into leading IT technology platforms

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Protector Software:

  • Helps you avoid data loss by gracefully shutting down computers and servers powered by an Eaton UPS during an extended power outage
  • Easy-to-use interface from any PC with a Web browser
  • Acquires UPS information through local or network communication and can be easily deployed on many computers
  • Can be remotely managed, configured and updated with Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager
  • Supports redundant power supplies and parallel UPS configurations
  • Can perform an orderly shutdown of VMware, HyperV, RedHat KVM and Xen hypervisors

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Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) offers two editions— the Manage Edition and the Optimize Edition.
The Manage Edition is a free download for up to 10 power devices. Paid tiers are available for larger deployments.
The Optimize Edition—our premium offering—provides the most complete set of capabilities for implementing power management
strategies in virtual and hybrid environments including the ability to monitor and manage third-party power devices in addition to Eaton equipment.
Not sure which license to choose? Check out this comparison

Part Number Power devices
Manage Edition
IPM-ML-10 Free Download License, 10 power devices
IPM-ML-15 IPM IT Manage License, 15 power devices
IPM-ML-25 IPM IT Manage License, 25 power devices
IPM-ML-35 IPM IT Manage License, 35 power devices
IPM-ML-50 IPM IT Manage License, 50 power devices
IPM-ML-100 IPM IT Manage License, 100 power devices
IPM-ML-200 IPM IT Manage License, 200 power devices
IPM-ML-300 IPM IT Manage License, 300 power devices *
IPM-ML-400 IPM IT Manage License, 400 power devices *
IPM-ML-500 IPM IT Manage License, 500 power devices *
Optimize Edition
IPM-OL-05 IPM IT Optimize License, 5 power devices
IPM-OL-10 IPM IT Optimize License, 10 power devices
IPM-OL-15 IPM IT Optimize License, 15 power devices
IPM-OL-25 IPM IT Optimize License, 25 power devices
IPM-OL-35 IPM IT Optimize License, 35 power devices
IPM-OL-50 IPM IT Optimize License, 50 power devices
IPM-OL-100 IPM IT Optimize License, 100 power devices
IPM-OL-200 IPM IT Optimize License, 200 power devices
IPM-OL-300 IPM IT Optimize License, 300 power devices *
IPM-OL-400 IPM IT Optimize License, 400 power devices *
IPM-OL-500 IPM IT Optimize License, 500 power devices *

*IPM can monitor a limited number of metrics. If you want to monitor UPS or monitored input ePDUs, this license is applicable. If you want to monitor managed or metered outlet ePDUs IPM may not support the full licensed quantity of power devices.

Intelligent Power Software – Documentation

Eaton power management handbook
4911 kB
Eaton delivers advanced power management for Dell EMC VxRail systems
395 kB
Powerware Series Product Catalogue (South Asia)
1103 kB
Intelligent Power Software Suite Brochure
English (US)
489 kB
Eaton Intelligent Power Manager - User's Guide
22460 kB
Eaton Intelligent Power Manager - Quick Start Guide
1228 kB
Eaton Intelligent Power Protector & Eaton Intelligent Power Manager - VDI Guide
208 kB
Stewart successfully engineers continuous uptime with Eaton solution
961 kB
Weekends Only
355 kB
WUSD: Straight A's for K-12 virtualized environment
346 kB
Adams 12 Five Star Schools and Eaton
736 kB
Double duty: Aqueduct, valued reseller, trusts Eaton solutions in-house
640 kB
License to repeat: IT provider converts IPM software license into recurring revenue
433 kB
Kortek Solutions (5PX, 3S & IPM) success story
739 kB
Eaton UPS and connectivity compatibility list
286 kB
Eaton operating system compatibility list
162 kB
IPM Release Notes V1.70
46 kB

Intelligent Power Software – Service & Support

For technical support please contact your local Eaton office.