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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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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

The Forrester Wave: Requirements Management, Q2 2008
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: In Forrester's 79-criteria evaluation of requirements management tools vendors, five standalone requirements management tools and four application life-cycle management (ALM) solutions that include requirements management capabilities went head-to-head. Read this research paper to see how each one fared.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Presentation Transcript: Reproducing Defects, The First Step To Fixing Them
sponsored by Replay Solutions
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this environment finding ways to be more productive while containing cost is important. This presentation transcript takes a look at how disruptive and innovative solutions can help your organization achieve greater time to market, more productivity and contain cost while extending your application lifecycle investment.
Posted: 23 Feb 2009 | Published: 19 Feb 2009

Replay Solutions

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

eBook: Reduce Network Operations Centers (NOC) Costs with Automation -- HP eBook
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EBOOK: Check out this eBook to learn how to unify fault, performance and configuration management to increase uptime, reduce costs, and reduce human error.
Posted: 17 Feb 2009 | Published: 17 Feb 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

CA Data Center Automation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: CA Data Center Automation Manager helps to increase data center agility, service quality and efficiency by leveraging informed automation for provisioning and configuration management of diverse IT environments.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Zenoss Core: Open Source Monitoring and Systems Management
sponsored by Zenoss, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Network management and systems management professionals have more infrastructure than ever to manage. Existing systems management tools are incomplete, too expensive and/or too complex. Download this trial softwar and learn how Zenoss Core Open Source Monitoring and Systems Management can help.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2009

Zenoss, Inc.

ESG Lab Validation Report: Dell PowerVault DL2000 - Backup to Disk Appliance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This report documents ESG Lab‘s testing of the Dell PowerVault DL2000 Powered by CommVault, which is a fully integrated backup to disk appliance that offers reliable data protection with file level data deduplication and fast, drill-down recovery.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 26 Jan 2009

Dell, Inc.

Dell PowerVault DL2000: Powered by Symantec Backup Exec - ESG Lab Validation Report
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This ESG Lab Validation explores how the DL2000, pre-installed with Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 software, can be deployed to protect critical data in about 20 minutes.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 26 Jan 2009

Dell, Inc.

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

THINWORX Version 4.0
sponsored by THINWORX
TRIAL SOFTWARE: download this trial software which addresses the high cost and complexity of implementing a server based computing solution.
Posted: 22 Jan 2009 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2009

THINWORX

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.

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.

eGuide: Meshing Virtual Machine and Physical Systems Management
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
EGUIDE: This paper explains how to provide adequate network redundancy and isolation, how to implement adaptive automation practices for high availability, and how to take advantage of the best tools to eliminate separate virtual and physical management structures.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

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

eGuide: Technology Management Strategies for the Midmarket CIO
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Learn how midmarket CIOs are re-examining computer infrastructure and realizing a return on their investment while grappling with new challenges.
Posted: 08 Dec 2008 | Published: 08 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
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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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