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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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Sun and Symantec Open Archive Solution for Mid-sized Companies: Solving your data management and discovery challenges
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss how Sun Microsystems and Symantec have teamed up to create an open archive solution for Mid-sized companies. This archive solution can lower your total storage costs while at the same time improving your ability to search and discover archived data.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Why You Should Take a Holistic Approach to ITIL and Service Support
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In these tough economic times, how do you address the challenge of reducing costs without diminishing your service quality? Companies can lower costs significantly and meet the growing demand for services by taking a more holistic approach. This paper discusses the importance of taking a unified approach to service support management and...
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Understanding ITIL® Service Portfolio Management: An Approach For Implementing Effective Service Lifecycle Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT executives and their teams need a comprehensive and accurate view of IT services. A service catalog includes all relevant details about your services, including which service level agreements (SLAs) are associated with it, who is able to request it, how much it costs, and how to fulfill it. This paper describes the IT Infrastructure...
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Seven Requirements for Balancing Control and Agility in the Virtual Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unparalleled agility is the promise of virtualization. But managing change, staying compliant, and preventing virtual sprawl are just a few of the challenges you could face before you reap the rewards. VMware joined us recently to co-author 7 must-read tips for striking the perfect balance in your virtual environment.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact™ of Oracle Enterprise Manager Configuration Management Pack, and Provisioning and Patch Automation Pack
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Oracle's comprehensive industry leading configuration management and provisioning automation solutions help you reduce application management costs while delivering greater control and compliance.
Posted: 15 May 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Enforcing IT Change Management Policy
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to enforce IT Control Management policies effectively by fostering a culture of change and enforcing change management processes resulting in greater auditability, improved quality, and IT infrastructure integrity.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Using Code Quality Metrics in Management of Outsourced Development and Maintenance
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides answers to basic questions relating to the management of outsourced development and maintenance. What is the metrics approach to managing sub-contractors? What is the quality of the code expected to be that has been developed by the sub-contractor? Read on for the answers to these and other important considerations.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

McCabe Software, Inc.

Improved Software Testing Using McCabe IQ Coverage Analysis
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces coverage analysis as an important direction in the management of software testing. Specifically, this paper covers test assessment and improvement using McCabe IQ coverage analysis in the areas of functional testing, incremental testing, and unit level testing.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

McCabe Software, Inc.

Continuous Application Performance for Enterprise .NET Systems
sponsored by dynaTrace software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As IT faces pressure from the all sides Application Performance Management must evolve to fulfill new requirements to ensure continuous delivery of high application performance with minimal resource investment. Read this paper to learn how.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

dynaTrace software, Inc.

What is Application Lifecycle Management?
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This analyst white paper gives a clear definition to application lifecycle management (ALM). It also reviews 3 distinct main areas of ALM: governance, development and operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Microsoft

Application Lifecycle Management and Business Process
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This analyst white paper clearly defines how application lifecycle management (ALM) supports business process and even floats the possibility ALM might be even more important, since it creates the underpinnings for all other business processes.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Microsoft

Testing as Managed Services - TMS
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Testing as Managed Service' also known as TMS is a delivery model which encompasses all the QA activities across project, programs and organization across enterprise domain. This document analyzes the challenges faced in testing enterprise applications and explains some enefits from successful implementation of TMS.
Posted: 27 Feb 2009 | Published: 27 Feb 2009

Wipro Technologies

Deliver Application Integration Projects in Days
sponsored by Cast Iron Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the Cast Iron Integration Solution, which dramatically simplifies application integration today. As a purpose-built solution designed exclusively for application integration, it eliminates complexity from an integration problem and enables companies to implement projects in days, rather than weeks or months.
Posted: 23 Feb 2009 | Published: 23 Feb 2009

Cast Iron Systems

SysML-Based Systems Engineering Using a Model-Driven Development Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes a SysML-based (Systems Modeling Language) process that systems engineers can use to capture requirements and specify architecture. The approach uses model execution as a means for requirements verification and validation.
Posted: 23 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Aligning Business and IT through Connected Requirements: Unifying the Development Process
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how the connected-requirements approach serves as the framework for the use of products and technologies that are designed to allow you to optimize team performance, align the development process with your organization's business goals and meet auditing and regulatory compliance requirements.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Gain Strategic Insight into Business Services and Optimize Availability and Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM service availability and performance solutions enable you to look across all layers of your service infrastructure to manage tools, information and people more intelligently and dynamically.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Implementing Device Restrictions in Vista and Server 2008
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: With Vista clients and Server 2008 systems, we have a number of new Group Policy settings that allow us to exert some level of control over which devices users can install and use.
Posted: 23 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

Global Knowledge

Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key issues surrounding configuration management and compliance, such as the IT department's need to lower costs, increase management flexibility and control, and increase responsiveness to business needs and requirements.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Configuration Assessment: Choosing the Right Solution
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover how automated configuration assessment solutions like Tripwire Enterprise help ease the burden on IT of achieving and maintaining compliance, securing the IT infrastructure, and generating evidence for mandatory audits.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Automated Network Lifecycle Management-- Unifying Fault, Performance, and Configuration Management to Increase Uptime, Reduce Costs, and Minimize Human Error
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the benefits of state-of-the-art network fault management, performance management, and configuration management systems and the integration that brings them together.
Posted: 16 Dec 2008 | Published: 12 Dec 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Windows Essential Business Server 2008: Deploying Windows Mobile 6 with Windows Essential Business Server 2008
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This document provides step-by-step instructions for deploying devices powered with Windows Mobile 6 in an IT infrastructure that is based on the Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (Windows EBS 2008) server solution.
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

Microsoft

The Complete Network Assessment
sponsored by Dorado Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a brief overview on how a complete network inventory assessment can improve the health & security of network.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Dorado Software

Virtualization and Automation Drive Dynamic Data Centers
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how virtualization and automation in the data center will lead to better customerexperience, reduced environmental impact and increased capacity for future services.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Elavon Achieves Greater Business Agility with CA Data Center Automation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a real-life example of how an automation architecture design that consolidates redundant, underperforming assets enabled one organization to meet the demands of an aggressive growth strategy while delivering high levels of service quality.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

ITIL® v3: What It Is and Why You Should Care
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains ITIL by describing its benefits, where it comes from, why you need to know about it, which types of IT organization can benefit from using it, and how to get started.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge
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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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