- 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.
- September 27, 2005
Director 5.1, IBM's latest toolkit to monitor the care and feeding of hardware, will be available next month. Big Blue promises new features to draw more users to try the software.
- August 18, 2005
Recent announcements from Sun have created a buzz around the identity management market with open source applications and new customers.