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Thursday, July 25, 2013
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In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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Results tagged "uptime"

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Superstorm Sandy Lessons: 100% Uptime Isn't Always Worth It

October 31, 2012 10:53 AM
Sandy brought out the worst in some tech pundits who were ready to pounce on companies that went offline in the face of a 100-year catastrophe. But in cases like Sandy, continuous uptime is the wrong goal.

Keep Old Apps Private, Make New Apps Public

October 17, 2012 02:00 AM
Just because you slip a hypervisor under an application doesn't make it equally suited to private and public clouds. Know the differences to get the most from your application deployments.

Predictive Analytics Key To Unlocking Big Data's Value, Reducing Cloud Complexity

March 08, 2012 09:00 AM
While adoption of predictive analytics systems is still relatively modest, the promise they hold--giving companies a quick and logical way to make use of unstructured or big data to provide preemptive warning of failure, among other things--is prompting vendors to embed the functionality in their larger management consoles and application performance management systems.

Meru Guarantees WLAN Uptime, With Strings Attached

January 19, 2010 10:21 AM
Wireless vendor Meru Networks has introduced a new service assurance program that guarantees 99.99 percent uptime using its enterprise WLAN architecture. Meru's professional services group will be tasked with evaluating, architecting, and monitoring customer networks under the program. While Meru makes aggressive claims about service levels, the conditions that need to be met to achieve these metrics may give pause to some customers.

SaaS: A Viable Alternative for IT

October 06, 2006 04:00 AM
Though often regarded with suspicion, Software as a Service offers numerous benefits, including freed-up IT resources and fast, inexpensive deployment. We show you how proper vetting can help avoid SaaS

Review: E-Mail Outsourcing Services

June 24, 2006 04:00 AM
Outsourcing your e-mail can streamline IT operations and cut costs. We sent an RFI to hosted e-mail providers on behalf of our fictional engineering services firm. The highest marks went

On Location: Chicago Tribune

August 13, 2004 05:00 AM
The Tribune can't afford to miss a deadline, so its IT department proposed an impressive server-consolidation project that promises to cut costs and improve uptime.

On Location: Chicago Tribune: Project and Vendor Management

August 13, 2004 05:00 AM
The Tribune's IT shop got the story right: It's implementing initiatives that will meet needs and ensure the paper always gets published. Here are their keys to success.

Foundry Networks: Load Balancing For The Masses

January 20, 2004 07:00 AM
Foundry Networks VP Chandra Kopparapu talks about load balancing for enterprise networks.

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