- 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.
- January 18, 2010
As cash-strapped data center managers turn to Software as a Service (SaaS) systems management to reduce IT costs, BMC has released its Remedy ITSM in a SaaS model.
- December 18, 2009
The National Hockey League's infrastructure must stream 40 games a week online in HD and make mountains of statistics accessible to fans.
- December 16, 2009
IT pros clamoring for a bundled data center automation package favor the acquisition; heavy users of Opalis support, not so much.
- November 04, 2009
Application performance monitoring tools would be fairly useless without the right people and management processes to go with them, according an IT manager at trucking company Con-way.
- October 08, 2009
AFCOM's Data Center World attendees say said they can't find a good way to inventory and manage hardware or software change in their data centers.
- August 05, 2009
Microsoft systems management tools have come a long way in a short time. Should the Big Four be worried?
- July 29, 2009
In the economic downturn, data center managers have considered data center automation tools to try and do more with less. But what are the limitations of these tools?
- July 24, 2009
A data center colocation company now includes facility items in its configuration management database to more quickly identify which customers could be affected by an outage.
- June 04, 2009
IT monitoring software provider Zenoss has introduced a new version of its commercial IT management tool with new cloud computing, virtualization and agentless monitoring features.
- May 18, 2009
With a recession and growing enterprise acceptance of open source, open source systems management tools should do well. But many IT managers prefer proprietary tools.
- May 07, 2009
Understanding the current state of your data center is the key to improving power consumption. Armed with current information about configuration items, you can make the informed decisions to make your data center operate more efficiently.
- May 05, 2009
BDNA's Insight version 6.0 is available, with new capabilities for identifying, tracking and managing infrastructure components; Blade.org offers server consolidation tips.