- May 16, 2006
BMC Software releases CMDB update; CA, Sun continue executive shuffle.
- May 11, 2006
Six small systems management vendors banded together this week to encourage open source system management projects. The group plans to announce a dozen more members in the next few weeks.
- May 01, 2006
Splunk and Computer Associates have combined their respective IT troubleshooting software. To analysts, it's a match that makes sense and reflects a need for simplicity in increasingly complex data centers.
- April 19, 2006
The acquisition of Cybermation Inc. by IT giant CA Inc. gives CA customers a path to a process automation; job scheduling. For CA, it means one fewer competitor.
- April 11, 2006
Vendors promise CMDB interoperability; Gartner lists its 2006 cool vendors; NEC servers to ship with Active Upgrade
- April 05, 2006
Chances are good that your company is already using some form of a -- but you might not know it. A CMDB is a database that contains information about all components in a data center and the relationships between those components.
- March 22, 2006
GridApp has taken the wraps off its new Configuration Management Database.
- March 08, 2006
A healthy dose of Linux and VMware virtualization was all Stonebridge Bank needed to eliminate the downtime issues that plagued its patch management system.
- February 28, 2006
Despite rising demand for batch processing, UPS kept staffing costs down, thanks to job scheduling software from Cybermation.
- February 23, 2006
According to IDC's latest report, server revenues are down while shipments are up. But IT shops are picking up the cost of managing more machines.
- January 05, 2006
To bolster its systems management offerings, CA bought application management firm Wily Technology.
- January 03, 2006
Application resource mapping -- software that displays relationships between software, hardware and middleware for complex IT services -- is becoming more important for companies with large IT operations.
- December 15, 2005
Big Blue rolled out new features around self-healing computing for the Tivoli systems management suite. The programs are focused on monitoring problems and interdependencies between complex applications.
- November 22, 2005
Big Blue beefed up its systems management portfolio this week by acquiring Collation, an application mapping software company.
- October 24, 2005
BMC Software will roll out a suite of predictive virtualization management tools, aiming to help companies estimate and plan for future virtual machine use.