Why CMDBs are Sexier than you Think

CMDB
Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /  

Sexy may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think about your CMDB and the operational data of your company… but (seriously) maybe it should be!  After all, it has a number of attractive qualities and (with some care and feeding) could...

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Top 5 CMDB Source Types

CMDB Sources
Pradeep Bhanot   /   ,

A Configuration Management Database (CMDB) provides a centralized data source to support Service, Asset, Operations and Datacenter management functions.   Based on data from hundreds of CMDB stand-ups and data quality initiatives, we compiled a list of the most frequent data source types that Blazent commonly configures....

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Top 5 Reasons Why CMDB Initiatives Fail

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Pradeep Bhanot   /   , ,

Configuration Management Database (CMDB) initiatives are complex and require engagement from multiple IT disciplines. A successful CMDB provides an authoritative source of asset and dependency information for hardware and software to support IT operations, service, change and asset management functions.  As with any worthwhile effort,...

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