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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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Configuration Management and CMDB for Dummies
sponsored by ServiceNow
EBOOK: Inside this 50-page guide, learn how to build and maintain a configuration management strategy that gives your organization full view into its infrastructure – and how to give your CMDB projects wings.
Posted: 23 Jul 2019 | Published: 23 Jul 2019

ServiceNow

The Business Value of BMC Helix Discovery Software
sponsored by BMC
WHITE PAPER: Open up this IDC report to find out how nine organizations utilized discovery software to improve visibility into their data center and software stacks, increase auditing efficiency, and more, ultimately earning each organization an average five-year ROI of 470%.
Posted: 29 May 2019 | Published: 29 May 2019

BMC

Transforming IT into a Catalyst for Business Growth
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Discover how ServiceNow's Change and Governance framework can help establish a higher degree of change clarity, regulatory compliance, and ultimately increase the visibility and strategic value of the entire change portfolio.
Posted: 19 Mar 2019 | Published: 19 Mar 2019

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

ServiceNow

Service Visibility Best Practices
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn best practices for building a configuration management database (CMDB) strategy that better aligns with business goals – and why the first step is gaining service visibility. Reading further, you'll also get a glimpse into how digital entertainment firm UbiSoft increased their own ITOM performance.
Posted: 30 Oct 2018 | Published: 20 Aug 2018

ServiceNow

Getting Started With a Centralized CMDB
sponsored by ServiceNow
EBOOK: 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

ServiceNow

Dramatically Improve Service Availability
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Highly available business services rely on modern IT operations management (ITOM). What does that look like? This e-book can help you identify where availability challenges exist and improve your ability to analyze, prevent, and address problems before they occur.
Posted: 25 Jan 2018 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
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