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ALSO CALLED: Configuration Management Data Base, Configuration Management Database
DEFINITION: A database repository 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. Within this context, components of an information system are referred to as configuration items (CI). A CI can be any conceivable IT component, including software, hardware, documentation, and personnel, as  … 
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The Ultimate Outage Prevention Tool – a CMDB?
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Unplanned service outages can be catastrophic, with potential costs soaring into the millions. A healthy CMDB strategy can act as a counter-measure – but how? Learn more inside.
Posted: 07 Feb 2019 | Published: 07 Feb 2019

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ServiceNow

5 Steps to Successfully Deploying a Healthy CMDB
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: A healthy, high-functioning CMDB doesn't happen by chance – instead, it requires some serious planning. Flip through five CMDB best practices for planning, executing, and sustaining a configuration management strategy that matches your enterprise's needs.
Posted: 07 Feb 2019 | Published: 07 Feb 2019

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ServiceNow

Increase Service Visibility: Single System of Record
sponsored by ServiceNow
EBOOK: This e-book enables you to find out if you are dealing with limited service visibility. You will also see what a service visibility framework looks like, and get best practices to move from a manual approach to comprehensive, automated service reporting.
Posted: 31 Oct 2018 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

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ServiceNow

Plan Your Successful CMDB Deployment
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: A configuration management database (CMDB) is a time-tested method for organizing configuration resources and minimizing IT downtimes. In this guide, you'll find a collection of in-depth best practices for planning, executing, and sustaining a CMDB that matches your enterprise's needs.
Posted: 30 Oct 2018 | Published: 30 Oct 2018

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ServiceNow

CMDB Best Practices: From Set Up to Automated Discovery
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: As if thorough infrastructure visibility wasn't hard enough to come by, many organizations are letting their CMDBs collect dust in the corner – inadvertently making infrastructure management and configuration that much tougher. In this best practices guide, learn how to keep your CMDB as current and reliable as possible.
Posted: 29 Oct 2018 | Published: 29 Oct 2018

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ServiceNow

Getting Started With a Centralized CMDB
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Setting up a CMDB is notorious in the IT industry for being "too difficult". Click inside to find out 8 configuration management and CMDB tips, designed to help guide you through both the initial and post-implementation steps.
Posted: 12 Oct 2018 | Published: 20 Jul 2018

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ServiceNow

Case Study: Media Giant Enhances Visibility and Service Quality
sponsored by ServiceNow
CASE STUDY: One global media and entertainment leader needed to move from multiple, disconnected monitoring tools and manual processes to an automated approach for seamless integration between event management and the CMDB. Read this case study to learn how they were able to overcome these challenges with an ITSM service.
Posted: 22 Jan 2018 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

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ServiceNow

Building Business Apps at Lightspeed
sponsored by ServiceNow
EGUIDE: In an age where emphasis is on ever-increasing speed and responsiveness, the question has become how to accelerate digital transformation. In this e-book, you will find nine case studies of enterprises building apps at lightspeed and two developers that are accelerating digital transformation efforts.
Posted: 09 Jan 2018 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

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ServiceNow

Revive Failed ITSM Projects and Strengthen New Ones
sponsored by Cherwell
EGUIDE: This e-guide dives into what it takes to get an ITSM implementation off the ground and what it takes to ressurect a failed project. Access now and you will also see 5 common bimodal IT myths busted.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

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Cherwell

Enabling Efficient Data Center Monitoring
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an all-in-one software application that enables you to monitor and improve service levels, optimize IT resources, and reduce risk. Read now to learn about the functionality this unified Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), performance, and availability monitoring tool offers.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

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AccelOps Inc.

Improve IT Visibility, Avoid Change Failures
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper introduces an IT service management (ITSM) tool that automates the mapping of applications, infrastructure components, and their dependencies, resulting in a simplified approach to change and configuration management.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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

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ASG Software Solutions

Presentation Transcript: Helping IT Gain Efficiencies and Reduce Costs - Microsoft System Center
sponsored by Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, experts Sacha Dawes and Kenon Owens discuss topics including best practices to monitor virtual and physical workloads, meet high availability needs, improve CMBD, asset management and integrating a self-managing solution to accelerate troubleshooting and problem resolution.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Feb 2010

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Microsoft

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

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Zenoss, Inc.

Managing Applications with Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to address the challenges of managing mission-critical applications. Read this white paper to learn about benefits of adopting an application management solution like Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Posted: 07 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

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Oracle Corporation

Getting Started with ITIL's CMDB: Best-Practice Tips for Enterprise IT Professionals
sponsored by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into ITIL's CMDB, the drivers for adoption, potential pitfalls on the road to CMDB success, and best-practices guidance to organizations undertaking a CMDB initiative.
Posted: 09 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

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Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
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