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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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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

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

Hyper-V Deployment and Best Practices
sponsored by Microsoft
WEBCAST: In this webcast a Senior Product Manager from the Windows Virtualization team discusses the Hyper-V virtualization capabilities built into Windows Server 2008. It offers an overview of system requirements, and best practices for successful depl...
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Premiered: Dec 5, 2008

Microsoft

Five Ways Deploying Windows Vista Just Got Easier
sponsored by Microsoft
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This article explores some of the new capabilities of Windows Vista, our new set of deployment tools, and ways that you can benefit from these tools to make the process of deploying Windows Vista much easier.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 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.

CA SPECTRUM® Redefining Network Fault Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: CA SPECTRUM® Network Fault Manager software delivers fault and configuration management across diverse, multi-technology networks to assure the availability of critical network services that are essential for your business applications.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

CA Data Center Automation Manager Product Brief: A Tactical Approach to Simplify Service Delivery in the Data Center
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Learn how automating critical operational processes frees up your IT staff to focus on innovation and strategic initiatives, reduces downtime, improves delivery lead time, and helps conserve valuable data center space and power resources.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 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

Configuration Audit and Control: 10 Critical Factors to Change and Configuration Management Success
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As businesses have instituted internal, industry, and government mandated regulatory compliance, the need for audit data to prove conformity has also become a necessity. Read this white paper to learn how configuration audit and control provides a single, independent source for enforcing and reporting on a change policy across an organization.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Security Vs. Flexibility: Must IT Management Choose?
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on how IT Managers can leverage Centralized Configuration Management (CCM) tools along with other techniques and tools to have it all: security, a uniform standard, and flexibility when needed.
Posted: 22 Aug 2008 | Published: 22 Aug 2008

Faronics

End User Performance - Building and Maintaining ROI
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how organizations are achieving strong returns on investment on their information technologie endeavors and investments by emphasizing user performance.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

SAP America, Inc.
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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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