- 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.
- June 13, 2007
CA had undergone tremendous changes. New, tough, focused executives are now in place, and the company now focuses on building products that support critical governance, management, and security processes. In addition, CA is rebuilding and ...
- May 23, 2007
With new and upgraded business service management (BSM) software, BMC aims to help companies connect IT to the business.
- May 17, 2007
When service level management software first arrived on the scene it was mostly a reporting tool with a pretty dashboard. But new SLM approaches can either integrate existing tools or employ a single consolidated monitoring architecture to control ...
- April 13, 2007
State Street Corp., one of the largest financial firms in the country, implemented change and configuration management software and hasn't had any configuration-related downtime since.
- April 09, 2007
CA has released Workload Automation, job scheduling software that helps IT managers schedule and automate workloads across mainframe, Unix and x86 platforms.
- April 02, 2007
Data center documentation -- writing down step-by-step procedures for everything in your facility can help you run operations more efficiently with less downtime.
- March 27, 2007
Mentor Graphics plans to undergo a server consolidation project with the help of software vendor Cirba so that it can save on space, and reduce power and cooling costs.
- March 19, 2007
The Transaction Processing Performance Council has a new transaction performance benchmark that it says is more real-world.
- February 01, 2007
Daylight-saving time starts two weeks early this year. To prepare, data centers managers must patch their systems – or risk facing "multiple little aggravations."