- May 23, 2012
Puppet Labs surprises some IT pros with a new EMC partnership that open-sources automated bare-metal provisioning for servers.
- February 09, 2012
A darling of the DevOps crowd, the Opscode Chef cloud configuration and automation tool is now the central point of IT control for MercadoLibre’s sprawling online auction site.
- February 01, 2012
A new, lower-cost alternative to Microsoft systems management tools from SolarWinds offers patch management and remote management.
- December 07, 2011
With flagging sales of Itanium systems last quarter, IBM wrested sole ownership of the number one position for worldwide server revenue from HP, IDC reported.
- October 27, 2011
CFengine now natively supports Windows, and Opscode Chef does too. But will Windows shops accept their advances?
- September 27, 2011
A mainstay of Web 2.0 companies, DevOps-inspired configuration management tools are turning out to be a good fit in the traditional enterprise.
- June 28, 2011
Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) vendors like Schneider Electric, FieldView Solutions and No Limits Software have been busy updating their wares.
- June 01, 2011
HP’s new IT Executive Scorecard dashboard is targeted at CIOs and their C-level peers in an attempt to revive the company’s IT performance management portfolio.
- March 15, 2011
If you could start over, would you manage your data center with software from the Big Four? In the era of cloud and virtualization, many IT pros say no way.
- January 24, 2011
System administrators can now manage Dell PowerEdge servers directly from their VMware vCenter console; and other data center news.
- June 30, 2010
KVM over IP, a remote management tool, has enabled a healthcare business with several far-flung locations to get a handle on data center management.
- April 13, 2010
Systems management vendors Splunk, Cfengine and Nimsoft recently rolled out new tools for data center administrators.
- March 18, 2010
Application performance management (APM) tools have brought business managers into the realm of IT management, collaborating with IT counterparts to perform better.
- March 10, 2010
CA has bought the streamlined systems management software vendor Nimsoft for $350 million.
- February 26, 2010
Smartphone apps for the iPhone and Blackberry enable IT pros to manage data center systems management tasks remotely.