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DEFINITION: A configuration management database (CMDB) is a database that contains all relevant information about the components of the information system used in an organization's IT services and the relationships between those components. A CMDB provides an organized view of data and a means of examining that data from any desired perspective. Within this context, components of an information system are referred  … 
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Configure or Customize?
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

Workday

Business-Driven Configurability - Configuring Workday to Meet Your Organization’s Unique Needs
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights some of the most common areas of configuration from both an initial setup and post go-live perspectives, specifically looking at business process configuration, custom ad hoc reporting, and more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Workday

NFS and vSphere Best Practices
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Tintri VMstore offers advanced features, extreme performance and high-availability.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Tintri

Aberdeen Knowledge Brief: Configure/Price/Quote: Better, Faster Sales Deals Enabled
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Aberdeen Group report, learn why it may be in your best interest to deploy Configure/Price/Quote (CPQ) technologies to help reduce the friction in the final stages of the sales cycle.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Oracle Corporation

Aberdeen Checklist: Got CPQ? Six Best Practices You Need to Ensure Maximum Sales ROI
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Use this Aberdeen Group report to help you implement a Configure/Price/Quote deployment as it provides 6 best practices that you need to ensure maximum sales ROI.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Oracle Corporation

Aberdeen Group: Best CPQ Practices to Maximize Sales ROI
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: View this brief Aberdeen Group report that provides statistics to explain why companies use Configure/Price/Quote (CPQ) to better understand their prospect's needs, enhance their buyer's journey, replicate "A" players on the sales team, and protect margin.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Oracle Corporation

Avoiding Audits - How to Get Of Software Vendors’ Radar
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Software license audits bog down operations and can be costly, though the ultimate sacrifice of the audit process is the relationship with customers. View this whitepaper to identify the 4 key triggers for being identified by a vendor for an audit, and how to alter habits to avoid unjust scrutiny.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

10 Common Problems that Application Performance Management Helps You Solve
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the top ten quality and performance issues that application performance management can help to solve by detecting applications' performance problems and their causes.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

BlackBerry 10 Readiness Services: Migrate to BlackBerry 10 With Ease
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a platform with flexibility and choice built in to ensure you can find the right level of services to get your organization up and running on their devices as fast as possible.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Top 5 SQL Server Cluster Setup Mistakes
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 5 SQL Server cluster setup mistakes and learn how to avoid them.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Idera

Simplify Application Deployment Through Patterns of Expertise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Unfortunately, not all organizations have the skills or the resources needed to quickly design, test, configure and integrate applications in today's complex IT environments. In this white paper, discover how an integrated system with built-in patterns of expertise can help you address those challenges.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Service-Oriented Configuration Management
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the core functionality and key benefits of service-oriented configuration management and offers up a four-step approach for implementation.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2010

Pangea Systems

Best Practices for a Model-Driven Development Tool
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover best practices for a model-based development tool that enables you to quickly develop complex business applications based on Agile methods and reusable software components.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

CA Technologies.

Get Control of Change
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: In this strategy brief, get advice for maintaining control of the software development lifecycle with effective change and configuration management strategies. Learn why a "loose coupling" approach may be the best strategy.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Borland, Micro Focus

Configure or Customize?
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

Infographic: The Total Economic Impact of WANdisco SVN MultiSite
sponsored by WANdisco
WHITE PAPER: A recent Forrester Research Total Economic Impact (TEI) Report revealed that SVN MultiSite delivered a return on investment (ROI) of 357% with a payback period of less than two months. View this infographic to get an easy-to-read breakdown of the key findings of Forrester's report.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

WANdisco

Keeping Distributed Endpoints Safe and Compliant
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Keeping distributed endpoints safe and compliant has become a costly, complex and time consuming task. In this resource uncover how to overcome these challenges with an approach that provides real-time visibility and control over endpoints and quickly remediates issues to help ensure continuous security and compliance.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Dell Systems: Small and Branch Office Configurations
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper demonstrates the Dell Systems configuration models that are available for small and branch office configurations with Microsoft Exchange 2010. These solutions are especially designed for businesses of up to 1,000 mailboxes.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Jan 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Data Sheet: What's New in Red Hat Satellite 5.6?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover the new Red Hat Satellite 5.6 capabilities and features that provide administrators with the means to efficiently manage their systems, lowering per-system deployment and management costs.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Red Hat

Don't Be a Hostage to Your ERP System
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: ERP systems are essential to the functioning of your business, but when it comes to customizing ERP systems to fit changing needs, it can be a lengthy, costly, risky process. Wouldn't it be great if you could get the process agility you need from your ERP system, without the complexity or the high price tag? Access this resource to find out how.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

CSC

A Step Change in Development Efficiency
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper helps you improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the mainframe development processes via simple-to-use, centrally-configurable graphical modeling.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jul 2013

MicroFocus

The Cost of One Wrong Database Change: Can You Afford It?
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: Did you know there's a 78% chance that a database change or schema update will break an application or result in a loss of critical data? Check out this resource to see why database change management is a top priority for IT departments, and learn how a schema management technology can help accelerate app releases and eliminate downtime.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jul 2013

Datical

Has DevOps Missed the Boat?
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: As applications become more complex, and faster releases are expected, the chance that errors will occur is high - especially during database updates. In this resource, discover a software that simplifies database deployment and configuration for business-critical apps, as well as forecasts the impact of database changes before they're made.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

Datical

Deliver Enterprise Mobility with Citrix XenMobile and Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore the details of an end-to-end mobility solution that simplifies mobile integration into the network and helps you overcome the top challenges enterprise mobility presents, from visibility and management to scalability and security.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Citrix

10 Obvious Statements about Software Configuration and Change Management (And What They Mean For Your Organization)
sponsored by Remain Software
WHITE PAPER: This document will explore 10 important aspects that should be considered before proceeding with the implementation of a specific solution.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2009

Remain Software
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CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  to as configuration items (CI). A CI can be any conceivable IT component, including software, hardware, documentation, and personnel, as well as any combination of them. The processes of configuration management seek to specify, control, and track configuration items and any changes made to them in a comprehensive and systematic fashion. The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices standards include specifications for configuration management. According to ITIL specifications, the four major tasks of configuration management are: Identification of configuration items to be included in … 
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