Real Time Performance Monitoring and Management

  • May 23, 2007 23 May'07

    BMC boasts business service management bundle

    With new and upgraded business service management (BSM) software, BMC aims to help companies connect IT to the business.

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Service level management software gets interesting

    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 ...

  • March 27, 2007 27 Mar'07

    Cirba jumpstarts firm's server consolidation project

    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 19 Mar'07

    TPC-C benchmark gives way to OLTP successor

    The Transaction Processing Performance Council has a new transaction performance benchmark that it says is more real-world.

  • January 19, 2007 19 Jan'07

    Log management eases SAS 70 auditing burden

    Software delivery firm Intraware uses Splunk, a log management tool, to search log files and generate reports for SAS 70 auditors, saving time on SOX compliance.

  • January 16, 2007 16 Jan'07

    HP server management software tracks power usage

    HP has upgraded Insight Control, its server management software, to include a power management tool, and to alert data center managers when hardware warranties are about to expire.

  • November 29, 2006 29 Nov'06

    Server specs: CA updates Unicenter ASM for virtual servers

    CA updates Unicenter ASM to manage physical and virtual machines from multiple vendors; Syska Hennessy forms committee to help it build more efficient facilities; HP announces tech grants; and IBM settles lawsuit with employees regarding overtime ...

  • August 17, 2006 17 Aug'06

    Is systems management software ready for RSS?

    RSS has gotten popular on the Web for its ability to filter information on the Internet. Now there is talk that RSS could be used in the data center as part of systems management software.

  • June 21, 2006 21 Jun'06

    HP rolls out OpenView systems management products

    Hewlett-Packard released three programs from its OpenView systems management software line that it says will better help companies run their IT departments as a business.

  • June 13, 2006 13 Jun'06

    The rush to fill virtualization management gaps

    Significant gaps remain in virtualization management tools needed to optimize those solutions, industry analysts and enterprise users say. But help may be on the way.

  • May 16, 2006 16 May'06

    CA updates Wily Web app management tools

    CA's Wily Technology division released a version of its Introscope 7 Web app management software.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    Server Specs: Open source systems management group tackles interoperability

    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.

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    UPS drives down costs with job scheduling

    Despite rising demand for batch processing, UPS kept staffing costs down, thanks to job scheduling software from Cybermation.

  • February 23, 2006 23 Feb'06

    Server management costs soar, says IDC

    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 03, 2006 03 Jan'06

    Application mapping software for better systems monitoring

    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.