Real Time Performance Monitoring and Management

  • 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.

  • December 15, 2005 15 Dec'05

    Autonomic features for Tivoli focus on app management

    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 22 Nov'05

    IBM steps up systems management portfolio with acquisition

    Big Blue beefed up its systems management portfolio this week by acquiring Collation, an application mapping software company.

  • October 24, 2005 24 Oct'05

    BMC to launch predictive virtualization management tool

    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 27 Sep'05

    IBM details new version of hardware monitoring tool

    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.

  • July 14, 2005 14 Jul'05

    How much is your agent getting?

    A crop of management software companies are moving from agent-based systems monitoring to agentless programs. Despite the shift, agentless systems are not a standalone solution to data center management woes.