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ALSO CALLED: Information Technology Infrastructure Library, IT Infrastructure Library
DEFINITION: The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a globally recognized collection of best practices for information technology (IT) service management. The United Kingdom's Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA) created ITIL in response to growing dependence on information technology for meeting business needs and goals. ITIL provides businesses with a customizable framework  … 
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IT Service Management: Optimizing IT performance and delivered business value
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises expect and demand more from their IT and the organizations that provide it, IT functions need management frameworks and enabling technologies to help to deliver high quality IT services and cost efficiencies, to demonstrate delivered business value, and to increase IT-to-business alignment or integration.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Samsung SDS automates data center operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To achieve high-quality while maintaining, low-cost operations, many organisations are starting to automate their data centre processes. This case study explains how one company decided on a standardisation approach and realised their system management and automation goals, including enhanced productivity, reduced costs, and more.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Driving the SLM process in ITIL: Why it should be your priority
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: The notion of service level management is fundamental to business success. Why? Because service level management drives customer satisfaction and retention. In this webcast, learn how to meet SLAs through different strategies such as testing, quality control and capacity management.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 8, 2011

CA Technologies.

Getting Started: A Manager's Guide to Implementing Capacity Management
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many IT departments have chosen to throw hardware at performance and capacity problems. In the past, that approach has worked, however times and management challenges have changed; demanding a different approach – capacity management. This guide is designed to help those IT leaders who are now looking to assemble a capacity management approach.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Government Department saves millions in one of the world's largest modernizations
sponsored by HP
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores how one government department transformed their IT infrastructure by streamlining contracts to improve performance and productivity. Learn how they were able to design a new services framework model to provide access to supplier services and enhance collaboration.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

HP

BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WEBCAST: Most cloud platforms are pretty good at one thing, but still try to do everything else. Access this exclusive resource to learn about an integrated, enterprise-class cloud environment that lets you deliver configurable cloud services from a service catalog and self-service portal, get more efficient administrative control, and much more!
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 31, 2011

BMC-Accenture

Social Media Moves into Mainstream IT Service Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the evolving role of social media in service desk management. Read on to learn more about social media trends in ITSM, the new culture for service desk management, the benefits of improved self-service access via social media and how social media applies to Service Desk in terms of collaboration, community, etc.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

CA Technologies.

IT Service Assurance: Achieve proactive IT operations
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role of a command center in helping companies monitor and manage individual technologies and explains why a service-oriented approach is essential.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

IT Service Management: Lay the foundation for reliable IT operations and support
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: As companies strive to improve performance, they typically encounter several challenges along the way. This white paper describes a few of these obstacles and explains why a service-oriented, lifecycle-based approach to management is essential.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

IT Service Automation: Streamline and Automate Key Functions and Processes
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the pivotal role of automation in achieving this goal and showcases tools and services that can assist you with the strategy, design, and implementation of this process.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

Convincing Your Customers: Selling the Managed Services Delivery Model
sponsored by Kaseya International Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines 5 essential best practices that MSPs can follow to sell their customers on a better way of delivering IT services. These helpful tips can help you increase sales and profitability.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

Kaseya International Limited

Serena Service Manager
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives an overview of the IT service management (ITSM) market and provides criteria for for successful vendor assessment and product implementation.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

SERENA Software, Inc.

eGuide: ITSM basics and best practices
sponsored by CA Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com is designed to help IT pros maintain efficiency without compromising service quality. Gain insight into how change management can free up time while improving availability and explore ten considerations for implementing this essential process.
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

CA Technologies

Lubrizol's Service Management Transformation
sponsored by HP & Intel®
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to discover how a company transitioned to a service-oriented organization in a timely and cost-effective manner by implementing HP education, software tools and ITSM services.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

HP & Intel®

Fostering Innovation through line-of-business and IT teamwork
sponsored by ServiceNow
EGUIDE: Innovation occurs when collective minds come up with a better way to deliver what customers want – or what the business requires. Access this expert e-guide to learn more about how ITIL can be used to achieve innovation while improving workflow processes, enhancing collaborating and increasing productivity.
Posted: 31 May 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

ServiceNow

Kaseya IT Automation Framework
sponsored by Kaseya International Limited
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: The Kaseya IT Automation Framework is purpose-built for this “next era of computing”, with a comprehensive feature set for the automation of the IT tasks needed to manage and maintain an organization’s complex infrastructure of systems and devices.
Posted: 29 Apr 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Kaseya International Limited

E-Guide: Best practices and considerations to ensure help desk management success
sponsored by SysAid Technologies
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com explains why it is essential analyze the performance of your service desk to ensure optimal results. Gain expert insight into how to improve IT help desk services with vendor support. And find out how to help staff be more productive by providing them with extra support.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

SysAid Technologies

E-Guide: Expert Strategies for Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by DLT Solutions
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com explains how a data center consolidation strategy can benefit from the ITIL lifecycle. Discover how your organization can gain from these ITIL lifecycle phases: service strategy, service design, service transition, service operations, and continuous improvement.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

DLT Solutions

Standardizing IT Service Management - Best Practices Based on HP Experience in ITSM Consolidation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how HP helps organizations implement effective, cost-efficient service desks and the IT processes that make them work.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Applying ITIL Best Practice Principles to IPAM
sponsored by BT Diamond IP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explain how each of the main ITIL areas can be applied specifically to IP address management (IPAM), and the benefits that can be accrued from using this management framework.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

BT Diamond IP

Disk Backup: Sorting Through the Confusion of 5 Alternative Approaches
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many IT organizations have grown dissatisfied with tape-based backups and are looking for alternatives. This white paper will discuss the factors to consider when evaluating any of these alternatives, including a framework for assessing the value to IT for each approach.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Why Service Level Management is Mission Critical for all IT Service Providers
sponsored by Autotask Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Service Level Management is the process of setting benchmarks for service level performance, measuring that performance and ensuring compliance with your service goals and your customers' expectations. Read this whitepaper to learn how to make the most of your Service Level Management (SLM) tools.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

Autotask Corporation

When Availability Matters: Change Control for SaaS Providers
sponsored by Tenzing Managed IT Services
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines that to build an effective change management framework and achieve high availability numbers for an SaaS application requires maturing IT processes along established best practices and investing in quality change management tools.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

Tenzing Managed IT Services

Solving Scripting Problems with Technology: The Limitations of Scripting in a Complex Business Environment
sponsored by Network Automation, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains that as automation tools continue to evolve in a quest to deliver the most comprehensive set of automated capabilities, the notion of writing scripts will be rendered anachronistic. Continue reading to learn more about the shift from scriping to dynamic, intelligent process automation.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Network Automation, Inc

Process Automation for the Twenty-Ten Decade: The Automation of Business Technology
sponsored by Network Automation, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the need for business process automation and how it can make your company vastly more efficient. Continue reading to learn how to stay ahead of the curve on process automation during the twenty-ten decade.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Network Automation, Inc
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ITIL DEFINITION (continued): …  of best practices to achieve quality service and overcome difficulties associated with the growth of IT systems. Hewlett-Packard Co. and Microsoft are two businesses that use ITIL as part of their own best practices frameworks.ITIL is organized into "sets" of books which are defined by related functions: service strategy, service design, managerial, service transition, service operation and continual service improvement. software. In addition to the books, which can be purchased online, ITIL services and products include training, qualifications, software tools and user groups such as the IT … 
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