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ALSO CALLED: System Management, Client Systems Management, Computer Systems Management, Management of Systems, Management System, System Monitoring, Systems Monitoring
DEFINITION: Systems management is the management of the information technology systems in an enterprise. This includes gathering requirements, purchasing equipment and software, distributing it to where it is to be used, configuring it, maintaining it with enhancement and service updates, setting up problem-handling processes, and determining whether objectives are being met. Systems management is usually under  … 
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Virtualization 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The concept of virtualization can still be quite confusing, especially as the term can be applied to many aspects of an IT infrastructure including applications, networks, storage and end-users. Find out what virtualization is and how it's helping companies improve efficiencies, resource utilization, cost reductions, automation and more!
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Feb 2012

Global Knowledge

IBM’s System Director VMControl: Advanced Multi-Platform Virtualization Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: For IT personnel looking to manage cross-platform workloads, IBM VMControl can provide an advanced solution. Read the white paper and learn why this technology beats the competition in terms of automated provisioning, systems integration and resource pooling. Also see how this environment offers advanced image management and higher resilience.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

IT Handbook: Building Blocks of Data Center Construction
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: Data center demands continue to skyrocket, forcing organizations to build new facilities with meager funds. This expert handbook will help you future-proof your investments and avoid costly construction mistakes.
Posted: 30 Nov 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

IT Management as a service (ITMaaS) 451 Research, November 2011
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT management as a Service (ITMaaS) can help admins increase visibility into their environment, monitor and evaluate performance, and improve the functionality of environments through a cloud delivery model. Discover how ITMaaS delivers essential management tools necessary for optimizing your resources.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Cloud Quick Start Guide
sponsored by Channel Transformation Alliance
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential quick start guide to the cloud to learn about the top 3 things resellers should know about the cloud, how to define your cloud business model, 8 steps required to build a successful cloud practice, and much more!
Posted: 19 Jan 2012 | Published: 19 Jan 2012

Channel Transformation Alliance

How a Center of Excellence Can Boost Automation Benefits
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations are looking towards automation as a way to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Automation can help reduce capital expenditures by enabling businesses to retire administrative applications. It also minimizes risks and lowers labor costs. Access this resource to learn more about what automation can do for your company.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

BMC-Accenture

Cisco Unified Computing System: Meet the Challenges of Today’s Microsoft Exchange Server Workloads
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges of upgrading Microsoft Exchange and explains why it is essential that you successfully coordinate between server, storage, and network stacks to ensure stable business operations. Read this white paper to learn how a unified computing system can help you achieve this goal.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, the use of colocation and services is increasing dramatically, yet there are many differences between colocation providers which IT pros should be aware of. Access this resource to discover 7 things you should look for when selecting a colocation provider
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

SAVVIS

ASNA Staged Application Modernization and Migration with Wings and Monarch
sponsored by ASNA
WHITE PAPER: Most IBM i-centric businesses face one or both of two core challenges today:  frustrations with the green-screen user interface and/or the need to migrate off of RPG and perhaps even the IBM i platform. Explore how you can use ASNA’s application modernization strategy to get an affordable, easily improved user interface for your RPG programs.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

ASNA

Boeing Commercial Aviation Services IT performance, availability, customer satisfaction soars
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how Boeing's Commercial Aviation Services division leveraged application performance management (APM) tools to improve availability of business critical applications; empower application teams to take ownership of system availability and performance; streamline business processes; and lower costs.
Posted: 22 Dec 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Hitachi IT Operations Analyser Software: One Tool to Monitor Your IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Today’s demands for greater efficiency, availability and performance in the IT field are commonly expected but rarely achieved with the constraints of IT resources. This resource explores one tool that can help monitor your entire IT infrastructure to simplify operations management, improve service levels, and reduce costs.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

Hitachi Data Systems

Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation Solution for SAP System Refresh
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By simplifying and making system refresh execution consistent, automation can decrease the potential for errors inherent in standard approaches. Read this paper to discover an automation solution that can be used for traditional SAP systems as well as SAP’s Business Warehouse (BW).
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Turning Cost Centers Into Dynamic Technology Assets
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how consolidating your data center assets can help lower overall IT costs while successfully managing risks. Discover the top benefits of consolidation.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

HP

The Different Types of UPS Systems
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Since many IT pros are unaware that there are more than 2 types of UPS systems, they often select technologies that fail to meet their application needs.  This resource explores available UPS options and highlights the performance characteristics and design attributes of each.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Oct 2011

APC by Schneider Electric

Support for Virtualized Environments: HP's Critical Advantage
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to learn about an innovative solution that can optimize your server virtualization and offer your business enhanced performance, improved availability, personalized support and much more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

HP

The Case for Infrastructure Convergence
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Analyst Connection to see the questions that were posed by HP to Cindy Borovick Program Vice President for IDC's Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Networks program, on behalf of HP's enterprise customers.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

HP & Intel®

Web Ops 2.0: Achieving Fully Automated Provisioning
sponsored by Puppet Labs
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations need to get out of Web Operations 1.0, mired in legacy tools, outdated approaches, and low expectations, and into Web 2.0 where tools and procedures are built from the ground up for high quality efficiency, reliability, and agile operations. Access this paper to learn about fully automated provisioning for Web Operations 2.0.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

Puppet Labs

Find the most effective cloud services for your business
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: HP is driving the evolution of what we call the Instant-On Enterprise. It is an enterprise that embeds technology into everything it does to better serve citizens, partners, employees, and clients.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

HP & Intel®

ESG Market Landscape Report: Understanding the NAS Market
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: This essential resource takes a look into the network attached storage (NAS) market and the factors that are leading vendor’s obligations to address different price, performance, and feature profiles to meet user needs.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

EMC Isilon

6 Things Every Manager Should Know About Microsoft Sharepoint
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: Wouldn’t it be great if you could quickly find company information, work closely with teams in different locations, and securely share documents with major customers? You can do all that with SharePoint. This resource presents six key concepts that every IT pro should be aware of before adopting SharePoint into the enterprise
Posted: 11 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Rackspace Hosting

Enhanced Cloud Security with HyTrust and VMware
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations today are eager to adopt cloud computing, yet recent cloud surveys cite that security, control, and IT compliance are primary issues that are slowing down the adoption of cloud computing. This resource is tailored to assist security administrators with design, validation and utilization of cloud implementations.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Intel

Reference Architecture Guide
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: It can be difficult to design, deploy, manage and support Microsoft Exchange 2010 environments with hardware components from multiple vendors. This solution reduces the complexity of Exchange environments by using servers and storage. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hitachi Data Systems

IDC: Linux in the Mainstream: Growing Deployment of Business-Critical Workloads
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore the growth of Linux as a server operating system and discover how deployment form factors have changed over time to support both workload data and the ecosystem.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Data Center Infrastructure Management: An Introduction
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at how DCIM products can help you simplify and streamline operations, automate data center asset management, optimize the use of resources, reduce costs and more.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 16 Sep 2011

Raritan Inc.

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Case for the Custom Cloud
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing are clearly beneficial to all types of organizations; the user gets what they need, and IT has the freedom to manage the aggregate of all cloud services to best optimize their environment. This paper describes how resources should be delivered through an automated provisioning process
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture
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SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  the overall responsibility of an enterprise's Chief Information Officer (CIO). The department that performs systems management is sometimes known as management information systems (MIS) or simply information systems (IS). Network management and database management can be viewed as part of systems management or they may be viewed as co-equal parts of a total information system. Trends and issues in systems management include:The total cost of ownership, which emphasizes that updating and servicing equipment is likely to be a major costThe right balance of resources and control between … 
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