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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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Network Barometer Report 2011
sponsored by Dimension Data
ANALYST REPORT: This report reviews the networks’ readiness to support business by evaluating the configuration variance from best practices, potential security vulnerabilities and end-of-life status of the included network devices.
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 | Published: 03 Jun 2011

Dimension Data

IBM Rapid Deployment Services - RDS
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this video featuring Stephen Barnes, IBM RDS Global Delivery Manager, to find out how RDS can help generate a quicker return on investment.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Premiered: 24 Apr 2010

IBM

Dispelling Myths & Revealing Truths about Email Management with SharePoint
sponsored by Colligo Networks Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines five things you need to know before developing an email management solution. It also seeks to dispel myths about SharePoint and Exchange.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Colligo Networks Inc.

Dell DX Object Storage Platform - Advanced Storage Node Configuration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Dell DX Object Storage Platform provides configuration of cluster-wide parameters through the web-based management console on the DX Cluster Services Node (CSN). This white paper provides instructions on configuring advanced configurations through the node configuration files.
Posted: 01 May 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

ALM Everyware ekit
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: The IBM ALM Everyware e-Kit contains the new Gartner MarketScope for Application Life Cycle Management that rated IBM Rational "strong, positive", the highest available vendor rating.  Get it and other materials in this kit showing how IBM ALM technology, practices and expertise can help your organization.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

IBM

Transform Data Center Economics and Meet Dynamic Business Demands: The Business Case for HP BladeSystem Matrix
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This paper is designed to help you understand the business case for HP BladeSystem Matrix, a converged infrastructure platform for delivering shared services.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Red Hat and HP

High-Efficiency AC Power Distribution for Green Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the various configurations for this distribution architecture and quantifies the benefits for the optimal configuration.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Schneider Electric

Securing Virtual Compute Infrastructure in the Cloud
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT today. Initially driven by the need to consolidate servers to achieve higher hardware utilization rates, boost operational efficiency, and reduce costs, enterprises have recently implemented virtualization to obtain on-demand access to additional compute resources.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

SAVVIS

E-Zine: Software Testing Vol.3: This Issue of Software Testing Delves Into Mobile Application and Regression Testing
sponsored by IBM
EZINE: This e-zine covers the topic of testing and retesting defects and cites the Blackberry blackouts of 2007 and 2008 as examples of issues that could have been detected by regressing testing.
Posted: 09 Dec 2010 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

IBM

Virtual Chassis Performance: Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Juniper Networks commissioned Network Test to assess the performance of Virtual Chassis technology on its EX Series Ethernet switches, especially in the areas of latency and high availability. The key objectives were to determine whether Virtual Chassis configurations would provide low latency and fast recovery from network failures.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Debunking the Myth of the Single-Vendor Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Read this analyst report to see why most organizations should consider a dual-vendor or multivendor solution as a viable approach to building their network.  Not only are significant cost savings achievable with no increase in network complexity, but there is also an improvement in focus on meeting business requirements.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Discovering Novell ZENworks 11
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Novell is taking its family of systems-management products to the next level with ZENworks 11—by integrating them all into a single policy-based platform; providing unified management for a wider range of Windows and Linux devices; and making it easy to extend automated device management across physical, virtual and cloud environ­ments.
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2010

Novell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Overcoming the Challenges with Configuration and Patch Mgmt
sponsored by BigFix
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, you’ll gain insight on how to improve your asset discovery processes, determine the patch level of the machines in your environment, and improve testing and deployment processes to keep pace with Patch Tuesday and quarterly Oracle and Adobe releases.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

BigFix

Enterprise Management Associates Report-- The Power of AppScan: A Hands-On Review of IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In a hands-on look at IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition, the Enterprise Management Associates® (EMA™) team finds in the product an easily implemented, highly configurable utility that addresses multiple application security pain points.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM

IBM Service Management for Communication Service Providers
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: This video shows how IBM’s Integrated Service Management for CSPs is a highly scalable solution that improves visibility, control and automation across your business.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Premiered: 22 Oct 2010

IBM

Managing Network Bandwidth to Maximize Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to leverage best practices to monitor, baseline, and manage the network bandwidth and performance. It also highlights how to identify and eliminate issues such as unwanted traffic, unwanted protocols, and network problems with factory default switch configurations.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

Fluke Networks

IBM System x iDataPlex
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In today’s fast-paced IT environment, overcrowded data centers are becoming more and more common—which means IT managers are simply running out of room to expand. An iDataPlex solution can help with these problems because its unique rack design is optimized to save floor space. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2010

IBM

Oracle GoldenGate on Sun Oracle Database Machine Configuration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on configuring Oracle GoldenGate to run on Sun Oracle Database Machine. Sun Oracle Database Machine can act as the source database, as the target database, or in some cases as both source and target databases for GoldenGate processing.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Unified Physical Infrastructure℠ Solutions for the Data Center A Service Management Approach to IT Physical Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how a DCIM solution based on the Unified Physical InfrastructureSM (UPI) approach brings visibility to the physical infrastructure components that support mission critical services. Armed with this solution, data center stakeholders have a more powerful service management toolset and so much more
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Panduit

Managing the Entire Database Security & Compliance Lifecycle with IBM InfoSphere Guardium
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to find out what solutions optimize operational efficiency with a scalable, multi-tier architecture that automates and centralizes compliance controls across your entire application and database infrastructure.
Posted: 27 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

IBM

Configuration Auditing – The Next Critical Step in Compliance
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn what Configuration auditing entails verifying the configurations of all assets in the environment to make sure they have the correct settings. This includes auditing new assets, monitoring for changes and verifying that planned changes are carried out properly.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

nCircle

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2, R2, R3
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The fourth edition of Microsoft’s System Management Server was released in August, 2007 with a new name, System Center Configuration Manager, making it part of the System Center brand. This paper will go through the components of each variety of this product to clear up any confusion around this valuable piece of management software.
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

Global Knowledge

Active Directory Change Reporter Download - 20 Day Evaluation!
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Download this 20 day evaluation version of the Active Directory Change Reporter.  This download includes both the standard and enterprise editions.  Just select between the Basic (standard) or Full-featured (Enterprise) modes in the setup wizard or in the Start Menu.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

Interoperating with Cisco Systems: Hands-On Look at Configuring D-Link and Cisco for Seamless Savings
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: The best network design invariably is multi-vendor. That is even more true in an era of constrained budgets where sticking with your existing vendor brings with it not only a price premium, but also the continuation of proprietary approaches. Read this whitepaper to learn more about D-Link's interoperability benefits with Cisco systems.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 02 Jul 2010

D-Link

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
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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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