Service Level Management

Service Level Management Reports
FIVE THINGS YOUR IT TEAM NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT MONITORING MOBILE APPLICATIONS
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications are radically altering the way businesses operate and how they interact with their employees and customers. Read this paper to learn performance management techniques that will allow you to confidently provide the same high level of service for mobile applications that your legacy applications now deliver.
Posted: 22 Dec 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Cisco Tidal Assessment Service for SAP Performance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover how to improve overall application functioning by identifying and remediating performance issues and hidden pain points throughout your SAP environment.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation projects
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Considering implementing cloud?  See how other companies have approached cloud with the results of this IBM Academy of Technology survey. 
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

IBM

Capacity Management Is Crucial in Virtualized Environments: Without the Right Tools, IT Service Optimization Is Tricky
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization offers a more flexible solution where resources can be redistributed in accordance with shifting demands. However, virtualization resources add a new abstraction layer to the infrastructure stack, which can complicate IT service optimization. Read on to learn best practices for optimizing IT services in complex virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

The Key To Cloud And Virtual Computing: Managing And Planning Capacity In 2011 And Beyond
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The flexibility and cost alternatives provided by virtualization, cloud computing and SaaS present organizations with a choice of platforms to run applications or a business service. These computing models highlight the need for a better capacity management process. Learn about effectively managing capacity for improvements in business services.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Presentation Transcript: The Truth Behind SharePoint Recovery and Availability: Meeting your SLAs
sponsored by AvePoint, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this webcast transcript to learn about recovery and availability with SharePoint 2010.
Posted: 27 Sep 2011 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

AvePoint, Inc.

Confidently maximize virtual investments with Integrated Service Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

eGuide: ITSM basics and best practices
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
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

SearchCIO.com

Integrated service management and cloud computing:More than just technology best friends
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper defines key aspects of integrated service management and cloud computing and describes their symbiotic relationship.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

The Benefits of Cloud Storage Services
sponsored by Kaseya
EGUIDE: For solution providers, the last few years have proved that cloud-based storage solutions are the route to go for your customers. This eGuide breaks down the different types of cloud applications and provides the benefits and solutions to the right service fit for your channel business.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Kaseya

Strategies for Choosing A SaaS-Based I.T. Service Management Solution
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The choice on how best to consume software - whether on-premises or through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model - is based on your specific requirements at different points in your business and organizational lifecycles. Check out this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

BMC Software, Inc.

Quick Guide: Getting to Grips with Service Desk Metrics
sponsored by Citrix Online UK
WHITE PAPER: This quick guide from Service Desk Institute identifies the most popular industry metrics that you should be employing, considers the best ways to measure them and demonstrates how to utilise these measures to improve your service delivery.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

Citrix Online UK

E-Guide: Managed Services FAQ
sponsored by Pillar Data Systems
EGUIDE: In this FAQ guide Erick Simpson, managed services expert, vice president and CIO of Intelligent Enterprise and MSP University, examines what should be included in a managed services agreement, popular pricing models for managed services providers, how to market managed services, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2011 | Published: 07 Mar 2011

Pillar Data Systems

The Evolution of the Data Center and the Role of Virtualized Infrastructure and Unified 3D Management
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
ANALYST REPORT: In this paper IDC examines Hitachi's new Virtual Storage Platform and Command Suite management software and explains how they speed the benefits of virtualization and dramatically improve the management of the infrastructure while modernizing the storage architecture.
Posted: 22 Dec 2010 | Published: 21 Dec 2010

Hitachi Vantara

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

IBM Service Management for the Intelligent Utility Network
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The current utilities environment requires companies to decrease costs while increasing the ability to control utility assets. One key challenge is how to take advantage of new technologies to better manage the delivery of service to customers today and into the future. IBM Service Management for the IUN provides a blueprint for getting started.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

IBM

Integrated Service Management: Visibility. Control. Automation.
sponsored by IBM
BROCHURE: With Integrated Service Management, organizations gain visibility, control and automation across organizational and infrastructure boundaries, making it possible to have an end-to-end view of a business service, effectively manage risk and compliance, and fundamentally change the economics of service delivery—all in support of business objectives.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

Identify and Leverage Your Existing Service Life Cycles
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief will illustrate the progression of service management since the 1990s, illuminate the hidden service life cycles and discuss how, once they are visible, we can start to make them work — to improve services and better align IT with business objectives.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

E-Book: A CIO’s Guide to Outsourcing
sponsored by Dimension Data
EBOOK: Access this e-book and learn outsourcing contract danger signs, how to tell if changing vendors is worth the risk, the importance of encouraging innovation and flexibility from providers, and more!
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

Dimension Data

New Data Protection Strategies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As the demands for data capacity and higher service levels grow, protecting corporate data becomes more challenging. Continuous Data Protection, as discussed in this white paper by Evaluator Group and IBM, can cost-effectively improve security with minimal impact to business.
Posted: 23 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2008

IBM

Identify and Leverage Your Existing Service Life Cycles
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief will illustrate the progression of service management since the 1990s, illuminate the hidden service life cycles and discuss how, once they are visible, we can start to make them work — to improve services and better align IT with business objectives.
Posted: 22 Jul 2010 | Published: 22 Jul 2010

IBM

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)™
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Understanding which hardware and software components support which business systems is extremely difficult. For many years, the clipboard and spreadsheet appear to have been the tools of choice, with the result that many decisions were made based on outdated and inaccurate information. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Presentation Transcript: Global Business Xchanging Shares Results of Proactive IT Operations Implementation
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explores how IT pros can better align their departments with the scope of the business. Learn how business service management can enhance customer service, improve service availability, and optimise performance of critical systems.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

Aperture Data Collection Process: A Necessity for Realizing the Benefits of DCSM
sponsored by Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: As the data center continues to grow in complexity, the Data Center Service Management (DCSM) discipline is becoming widely adopted by organizations that wish to migrate to higher levels of process maturity. This technical brief will discuss the benefits of using DCSM.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand

Cloud Computing in Perspective
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many CIOs recognize the power of cloud computing and are looking to implement the technology in their own IT realms. But with all the noise in the market about cloud computing, how do you know where to begin? Learn how to better improve service delivery to your business with cloud computing.
Posted: 26 Jan 2010 | Published: 26 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.