This report provided by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is developed around research that's focused on showing the many faces of the CMDB – as a central point for governance, asset, inventory, change and configuration control, and as a core system, in many cases for more effective service assurance. Designated for IT adopters and planners – read by executives, as well as, architects, and technical influencers.
Cost transparency in relation to IT consumption isn't just about showing which applications, physical resources or even individual users increase company's costs (although that can be valuable information). The real goal is to drive efficiencies throughout the whole business. This white paper offers some practical guidance on where to start.
A world class IT organization needs to be better than even the regulators require – and good IT governance doesn't have to tie the IT department up in red tape. Judicious application of IT best practices, frameworks and methodologies can help achieve this, based on an accurate picture of the IT environment, at which point regulatory compliance becomes a happy side effect. Find out how you can have an up-to-date true view of your infrastructure on a daily basis – not just at a point in time by reading this white paper.
Many firms are embarking on ambitious data center optimization projects to significantly reduce cost in hardware, maintenance, licensing, rack space, cooling and power – only to realize they are lacking fundamental data about their environment. Learn how you can accelerate and de-risk your data center optimization initiatives.
IT service providers need to offer services that deliver new business opportunities whilst increasing levels of availability, controlling risks and reducing costs. This paper provides you with practical guidance based on the practices in ITIL® V3 that will help you manage application and infrastructure changes and configurations.
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