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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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ASG's metaCMDB™ Master or "Citizen" CMDB Containing Critical Enterprise Configuration Information
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The sound understanding and visibility of configuration information provided by ASG’s metaCMDB™ is critical for ITIL initiatives and business service management (BSM) implementations, service desk support, and the integration of disparate technologies. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Presentation Transcript: Critical Lessons to Help You Deal with the Top Six SAP ERP 6.0 Upgrade Challenges
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript of the webcast “Critical Lessons to Help You Deal with the Top Six SAP ERP 6.0 Upgrade Challenges” explores the top challenges of an SAP ERP 6.0 upgrade and provides must-know advice, real-world examples, technical tips and other tricks to help you solve them.
Posted: 07 Apr 2010 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

Panaya, Inc.

Securing the Administration of Virtualization
sponsored by RSA
ANALYST REPORT: In this report, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) describes a systematic approach to securing the administration of virtualized systems, based on the ISO 27000-series “Plan – Do – Check – Act” philosophy. Read on to gain an enhanced awareness of the essential capabilities required for the secure administration of virtualization.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 10 Mar 2010

RSA

A Lifecycle Approach to Systems Quality: Because You Can’t Test in Quality at the End
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at approaches for effectively integrating quality management into lifecycle activities and the potential benefits this can deliver for project and business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

IBM

IBM Rational Build Forge Demos
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Learn more about Rational Build Forge and how it can help you to automate, streamline and standardize your software assembly processes.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Premiered: 17 Mar 2010

IBM

Webinar: Benefits of Grid Computing in the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: See how pharmaceutical, insurance, and Web 2.0 companies are using grid computing to reduce costs and speed processing. You’ll learn how to set up a scalable compute array using RightScale's Grid Edition.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2010

RightScale

Mercedes-Benz Takes a Smooth Ride to ERP 6.0
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mercedes-Benz USA needed to upgrade from 4.6C to ERP 6.0 to manage an increasingly complex application environment while doing it in-house without overtaxing development team members. Read this paper to find out how Panaya helped Mercedes-Benz USA come in on time and under budget with their SAP upgrade.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Panaya, Inc.

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains ASG's unique, automated solution for discovery and dependency mapping for change and configuration management.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Changing the Way Companies Run Their Data Centers
sponsored by Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand
WHITE PAPER: Aperture VISTA revolutionizes data center management with a suite of solutions that delivers a comprehensive, integrated view of enterprise data centers. Aperture VISTA solutions enable organizations to deliver the highest levels of reliable, efficient IT service that truly aligns with business objectives.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand

How ASG's MetaCMDB Strategy Enables More Effective BSM
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at two of the most fundamental and conflicted concepts surrounding these requirements: BSM and the CMDB system, focusing on CMDB requirements as they support a BSM strategy, and highlighting ASG's offerings in that context.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

How to Populate Your CMDB in Four Steps
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: For organizations that start small, and do it right, the gains achieved with their initial CMDB population will serve as a foundation for optimal data management results in other departments and other service areas. Read this paper to learn how.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

ASG's Business Service Portfolio™ Virtualization Management
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how ASG’s BSP Virtualization Management allows you to continually optimize and monitor the performance health of your entire physical and virtual environment, in addition to discovering application dependencies and reducing VM sprawl.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 19: Meeting the Challenges of Virtual System Management
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: Tracking and identifying virtual machines on physical hosts or sorting out the source of I/O bottlenecks requires administrators to do a lot of investigative work. Software management tools can help, but well developed business processes are also important. Learn some tips and tricks to make managing virtual environments a little bit easier.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 02 Feb 2010

SearchDataCenter.com

Three Ways to Prevent Insider Risk Within Your SCCM-Managed Environment
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how removable device policy enforcement can prevent risks while enabling managed use of necessary productivity tools—seamlessly within your Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager-managed environment.
Posted: 27 Jan 2010 | Published: 27 Jan 2010

Lumension

Lumension® Device Control for Microsoft® System Center
sponsored by Lumension
DATA SHEET: Read how through centrally managing, deploying, enforcing and monitoring device/port access, and more, Microsoft SCCM customers can significantly reduce implementation costs and quickly enhance their security policy enforcement.
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 | Published: 21 Jan 2010

Lumension

IDC White Paper: Key Criteria in Selecting an Enterprise Online PC Backup Solution
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates the top–level benefits of online PC backup. Read this paper to learn more about how to choose an online PC backup solution for your mid-sized organization or enterprise!
Posted: 11 Jan 2010 | Published: 15 Dec 2008

Iron Mountain

Turning Virtual Sprawl into a Good Thing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping can be the key to the effective management of your virtual infrastructure, helping to make sure that you can gain the benefits of virtualization without increasing costs and risks.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 09 Dec 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Optimizing Business Service Management (BSM) in a Challenging Global Economy: Delivering Service Quality While Improving IT Efficiency
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper examines the roles of virtualization and automation in improving operational efficiencies. Delivering end-to-end service visibility across both physical and virtual infrastructures is a key requirement for preventing service outages or failures.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Big Book of SAP Upgrades: Real World SAP Upgrade Tips from the World's Leading SAP System Integrators
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
EBOOK: In August 2009, hundreds of SAP system integrators were asked to contribute their best upgrade tips for upgrading to SAP ERP 6.0. We took the best tips we received and compiled them in this eBook for you. Read this eBook to learn over 60 tips on upgrading to SAP ERP 6.0.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Panaya, Inc.

Fixing the SAP Upgrade Process: Nine Best Practices
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper takes a new look at the SAP upgrade process in light of emerging best practices and new technologies. This report offers a discussion of the value of both technical and functional upgrades as well as a discussion of some of the best practices to enhance the value of your SAP upgrades while lowering overall cost.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Panaya, Inc.

Getting Virtualization Right: Five Virtualization Rules Every Organization Must Know
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP has a long and proud tradition of partnering with technology leaders to help ensure success in both good economies and bad. This paper provides practical advice and insight into the rules these leaders followed to realize the full potential of virtualization.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 25 Jul 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

When Good Applications Go Bad: Adding Application Control to your Toolbox
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc. / Alternative Technology Group of Arrow ECS
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this podcast transcript for the latest information about application security threats and how Fortinet can provide multi-function security system solutions as well as an award-wining Partner Program.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

Fortinet, Inc. / Alternative Technology Group of Arrow ECS

Seven Practical Steps for Federal Cyber Security and FISMA Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps any information security organization can take to improve information system security and achieve compliance with relevant regulations, standards and internal security and operational policy.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

NetMRI -- Take Control of Network Configurations and Changes
sponsored by Netcordia
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Network change is the number one cause of performance related issues. NetMRI helps reduce cost by automating network change, improve service quality by managing network configurations and mitigate risk by ensuring a compliant network. Check out this free trial download to learn more.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 29 Sep 2009

Netcordia

Premier Issue of the CIO Decisions Midmarket Ezine - "The Green Monster"
sponsored by CIO Decisions
EZINE: This document highlights what you need to know about power consumption, server virtualization and outfitting data centers to make the most of the new technologies.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

CIO Decisions
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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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