As the networks become ever more essential to business processes, they are also increasing rapidly in size and complexity. Many factors can affect network availability and performance—increasing traffic, configuration problems, failed network elements, changes, and more. Since not all of these problems are hard failures, managing the network to detect and correct business-impacting problems requires new tools, strategies, and initiatives. To deliver the availability and performance business demands, network management teams need to optimize fault management and ensure availability, unify fault and performance management, automate change and configuration management to ensure compliance, and automate IT processes. This integrated approach is called Automated Network Management (ANM).
One of the most dramatic innovations in the infrastructure management marketplace in the last five years is the rise of Network Change and Configuration Management (NCCM) as a strategic requirement. This white paper will focus on the strong values that NCCM can bring to reliability, risk and cost management, as well as some of its powerful operational and lifecycle asset values. This report will also introduce the CA SPECTRUM Network Configuration Manager as a distinctive leadership offering.
Govern Your AWS Environment with Automated Policies
If you manage a dynamic cloud environment, you already know that managing your assets and dealing with continuous changes is time consuming.
Centralize governance across your AWS environment, and enable policies across areas like:
• Asset & Configuration Management
• Financial Management
• Cost Optimization
• Performance Management
Read this eBook to learn the best practices for policies that you must put in place to reduce the time it takes to optimize and manage your infrastructure.
Integrate facilities and IT. Realize the value of the green data center.As data center costs continue to rise, green is the word of the day. What it means is cost savings through consolidation and lower energy usage, as this white paper shows. See the role energy consumption plays in today’s data centers, and how IBM Tivoli® solutions can help optimize energy use.
Learn how you can simplify compliance and automate the transition from development to production with complete traceability. Benefit from process definition and enforcement, and automatic generation of audit trails. Add consolidation to single, global repository where you move code into a single software change and configuration management instance that works globally, but performs as if everything were local. Result: savings and productivity.
Learn what you can do to unify development processes, drive down development costs and improve productivity and coordination across distributed teams. Leverage existing investments in tools, systems and methodologies to increase visibility, control and effectiveness with your application development processes.
In the spring of 2012, IBM launched a comprehensive re-thinking and refresh of its IT Service Management (ITSM) offerings. The IT management products formerly known as Tivoli Service Request Manager, IT Asset Management and Change Configuration Management Database have now been combined into a single product, IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5. The products span advanced support for IT and intelligent asset management, change and configuration management, service request management and service catalog, along with Cloud delivery options and built-in support for automation beyond traditional service desk workflow.
Get safe, secure always-on access to email, calendar, and contacts almost anywhere, from almost any device. HP Flex-Bundles for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 are Microsoft Exchange ready, affordable business email packages that combine the world’s most intelligent servers—HP ProLiant Gen8 servers—with high-performance Intel® processors, HP software, and Microsoft Windows® operating system software to get you started—and keep you moving—on your IT infrastructure journey. HP ServeIT Flex-Bundles, built upon the HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 server and Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013, provide pre-defined configurations that can improve your productivity by enhancing accessibility to email, calendars, and contacts while simplifying IT management. Learn more.
This Webcast is brought to you by Manufacturing Business Technology, PTC, IBM. It addresses what Companies recognize as the market trends that are driving the need for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and how PLM is delivered with alternative business scenarios. Key speakers are Jim Brown, President and analyst of Tech-Clarity Inc, Tom Shoemaker, VP of Solutions Marketing for PTC, and Naseem Rao, Global Solutions Executive for IBM.
With A&D products containing tens of thousands of parts, and potentially millions of lines of software code–produced by hundreds of companies dispersed across the globe, Aerospace & Defense organizations understand the fundamental value and dire need for robust Change & Configuration Management (CM) processes. But it’s not just the number of parts, lines of code, or partners driving the need for better processes. The complexity of products and development processes, as well as the globalization of product development, are all contributing to an environment that is becoming more difficult to manage with each new program or project.