CMDB special report

Configuration management database (CMDB) software can help data center pros get a holistic view of data center components. This new tool can provide all of the information on data center hardware, applications and end users -- while mapping the relationships between them. Many systems management vendors are looking at the CMDB as a fundamental building block for implementing ITIL. While all of this sounds great, a CMDB is only as accurate as its implementation.

Configuration management database (CMDB) software can help data center pros get a holistic view of data center components. This new tool can provide all of the information on data center hardware, applications and end users -- while mapping the relationships between them. Many systems management vendors are looking at the CMDB as a fundamental building block for implementing ITIL. While all of this sounds great, a CMDB is only as accurate as its implementation. Where do you get started with a CMDB? What vendors are offering something useful? Check out our special report on getting started with CMDB.

  CMDB in the data center  

This was first published in March 2007

Dig deeper on Configuration and change management tools

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

SearchWindowsServer

SearchEnterpriseLinux

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

Close