- March 18, 2008
In acquiring BladeLogic, BMC Software aims to round out its business service management portfolio with server and application provisioning tools.
- March 11, 2008
The hardware and software in data centers generate a lot of information in the form of log files. An open source tool helps to index and search it.
- March 05, 2008
Change management software can help data centers satisfy PCI compliance efforts -- but change processes need to be in place first.
- February 19, 2008
Unisys Corp.'s new services, software and hardware focus on server infrastructure that can adapt to quickly changing business needs.
- January 29, 2008
Using RFID tags to track data center assets used to mean scanning them one by one, but new active tags broadcast themselves with nearly 100% accuracy.
- January 15, 2008
Managing 3,000 servers is no easy task for business intelligence software company SAS, but Avocent KVM switches and management software have certainly helped.
- December 14, 2007
Forget "lights out" management. Data center managers with good processes in place are ready to take the next step and automate, says a Gartner analyst.
- November 29, 2007
Data centers shouldn't rush to upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 if they run Windows Server 2003, says Gartner analyst John Enck.
- October 30, 2007
Wachovia chose configuration management tool Foundation 7.0 from Tideway to track changes to its service-oriented architecture-, grid- and VMware-based applications.
- September 27, 2007
IT departments are enlisting configuration management databases to track change and minimize the unauthorized change that causes system downtime in increasingly complex data center environments.
- July 31, 2007
By acquiring the AppDeploy.com forums, systems management vendor Kace Networks will extend its appliances with online knowledge.
- July 24, 2007
With Opsware under the hood, HP can sell software that automates server, network and processes in one fell swoop.
- July 17, 2007
APC's Capacity Manager and Change Manager software tools take live power readings and determine the maximum capacity of your data center. The technologies claim to rival Aperture Vista.
- July 15, 2007
The ITIL hype has prompted many vendors to offer CMDBs, but not all of these products are true CMDBs. Learn which vendors offer the real deal and whether you need a CMDB.
- June 19, 2007
Agentless performance monitoring software eased server maintenance for IT staff at The Regence Group without sacrificing the quality of the data.