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Running and Optimizing the Business of IT: The SAP Best-practices Approach
IT has long been seen as one of the best ways to address the challenges of the business environment. Yet the complexity and rigidity of IT infrastructure keep

bmc cmdb  addition, Wily Introscope and BMC AppSight are both tightly integrated with SAP Solution Manager to support root cause analysis. To facilitate usability across multiple use cases, SAP Solution Manager includes rolebased work centers that provide a consistent representation of covered ALM functionality and information needed to complete tasks. As Figure 6 shows, these work centers span activities from initial solution implementation to delivery of IT services and upgrade management. As discussed earlier,

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BMC buys ITM Software; HP partnership; SAP Visiprise bid


This week BMC announced it had secured the purchase of ITM Software, a business management provider. BMC is a publically traded data center automation company that competes directly with CA Inc, HP, and IBM. It’s clients include DELL, Home Depot, and Toyota. Over the past two years, BMC has been busy snapping up different IT companies, such as Proactive Net (June 2007), RealOps (July 2007), and

bmc cmdb  Visiprise bid This week BMC announced  it had secured the purchase of ITM Software, a business management provider. BMC is a publically traded data center automation company that competes directly with CA Inc, HP, and IBM. It’s clients include DELL, Home Depot, and Toyota. Over the past two years, BMC has been busy snapping up different IT companies, such as Proactive Net (June 2007), RealOps (July 2007), and Emprisa Networks (October 2007). It’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Bengal Acquisition Read More

BMC Software Gets Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit


BMC Software,Inc. (Nasdaq:BMCS) gets slapped with a class action lawsuit claiming that BMC insiders made false statements about the strength of sales and integration of acquisitions, sold stock when BMC was trading at an all time high, then announced that third quarter FY00 earnings would be much worse than expected.

bmc cmdb  announced that purchasers of BMC Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: BMCS) common stock during the period between July 29, 1999 and January 4, 2000 (the Class Period ) can join the class action commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The suit claims that BMC insiders made false statements about the strength of sales and integration of acquisitions, sold stock when BMC was trading at an all time high, then announced that third quarter FY00 earnings would be much worse than Read More

Study Reveals Top 10 Requirements for Improving Event Resolution in IT


A survey of existing IT event resolution processes suggests organizations are unsatisfied with current processes, despite the importance of ensuring that severe service outages do not occur. In fact, over 75 percent of participants identified significant gaps in existing processes. However, it is possible to identify the components of an effective interactive event notification platform to mitigate current process gaps.

bmc cmdb  relationships such as HP, BMC and IBM, AlarmPoint tools are now managing complex notification and resolution installations globally, including AT&T, Bank of America, Barclays Global Investors, BHP, British Telecom, Cable & Wireless, Consumers Energy, Deutsche Bank, McKesson, and the U.S. Treasury. AlarmPoint Systems is headquartered in Pleasanton, California with European operations based in Richmond, Surrey, U.K. To learn more, contact: AlarmPoint Systems, Inc. Corporate Headquarters 7011 Koll Center Read More

System Software Suppliers Slip Seriously


Shares of Computer Associates, BMC Software, Compuware Corporation, and others have suffered serious setbacks on the stock market in recent days due to shortfalls in revenue. These companies are direct competitors, and are all suffering the same fate in the stock market. Once again, the dreaded Wall Street 'whisper number' has not been made, and the stock market has reacted harshly. Sales of mainframe software have softened, causing much of the shortfall.

bmc cmdb  Shares of Computer Associates, BMC Software, Compuware Corporation, and others have suffered serious setbacks on the stock market in recent days due to shortfalls in revenue. Most vendors blame it on a failure to close large deals near the end of the quarter. Once again, the dreaded Wall Street whisper number has not been made, and the stock market has reacted harshly. Sales of mainframe software have softened, causing much of the shortfall. As examples, shares in Computer Associates (NYSE:CA) dropped Read More

Remedy Makes CRM a Personal Matter


Remedy announced its acquisition of Axtive Software Corporation, a provider of relationship marketing software that supports personalized interactions between surfers and websites.

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BMC Software Webs for the DBA


BMC Software, (NASDAQ: BMCS), has released a new product called Web DBA, designed to provide what they refer to as “application service assurance™”. The product is still in beta, and currently only supports Oracle, and is available for download and trial over the web.

bmc cmdb  Webs for the DBA BMC Software Webs for the DBA M. Reed - May 31, 2000 Event Summary BMC Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: BMCS), a provider of what they refer to as application service assurance , today introduced Web DBA. Web DBA is the company's first Web-based interactive database solution that requires only a standard Internet browser to address the day-to-day database management tasks faced by today's database administrators (DBA) and developers. Web DBA is BMC Software's answer to our customers' database Read More

Remedy Plots A Course To Travel And Expense Capabilities


Remedy further extends the capabilities of its self-service e-procurement application with Necho’s travel and entertainment expense product.

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Performance Management Simplified by MSPs


IT infrastructure consisting of networks, servers, databases, and even parts of application systems forms a networked computing system (NCS) whose performance must be actively managed to ensure continual business support. But the skills and tools necessary to ensure that network and server systems provide adequate levels of services and performance are expensive and scarce. Management service providers (MSPs) that specialize in performance management can apply expert personnel and 24/7 monitoring at a fraction of the cost required to staff the function internally.

bmc cmdb  as Hewlett-Packard 's OpenView, BMC Software 's PATROL, and Remedy Corporation 's ARS among others, is networked to InteQ's Network Operations Center, where it is monitored in accordance with predefined service level agreements. Inteq's consultants can deliver a full IT infrastructure life cycle from architecture design to monitoring and management in an effort to ensure that the infrastructure is well engineered, measured, and managed. These two companies, along with their partners in the MSP Read More

Job Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes - Part 1


We certainly learn new things every day, and sometimes out of pure serendipity. Namely, when I was recently asked by one of my industry contacts (working for a PR agency) whether I would like to have a briefing with and about his client, whose name included the word "batch" as a part, I agreed, thinking it was a process enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor or maybe a manufacturing execution

bmc cmdb  (CA) Unicenter AutoSys , BMC CONTROL-M , and IBM Tivoli .  Many of these vendors’ products were originally developed for the mainframe, not necessarily for today’s heterogeneous, horizontal server environments. As a result, they have customarily been adapted (retrofitted) to today’s distributed server environments. More modern job scheduling vendors’ products like Tidal Software , UC4 , Redwood Software (especially in SAP environments ), Quartz (open source ), and of course ActiveBatch, Read More

IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA


IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market.

bmc cmdb  database tools, leaving only BMC and Compuware as major competitors in the space, this area should be ripe for IBM. They have the necessary research and development muscle, especially when it is concentrated on its own mainframe platforms. We believe that IBM will be successful in this initiative, considering their extensive customer base, huge sales force, and their ability to cut deals on pricing with their larger customers. However, a four-year timeline will make it difficult for them to execute with Read More

Hewlett Packard Makes Multiple Moves in Middleware


In recent days, Hewlett Packard has announced agreements for strategic alliances, technology licensing, and/or joint product development of middleware products with TIBCO Software, IONA Technologies, and webMethods. Industry rumors indicate that HP is trying to acquire an EAI vendor to complete its push towards a complete application server product. Who will it be?

bmc cmdb  vendors, Computer Associates and BMC Software . Being the first to place an emphasis on the control of these business-critical processes may give HP an important edge in the market for total application integration solutions. In terms of purchasing an EAI vendor, the jury is still out. Some industry sources have indicated that New Era of Networks ( NEON ) was being considered, but Sybase has taken that vendor out of play. Other possibilities, depending on exactly what functionalities HP decides to shop Read More

ITIL v3: Supporting the Evolution of IT Effectiveness for Improved IT Operations


IT is often characterized as distinct groups pursuing individual agendas and launching disconnected initiatives to increase operational efficiencies. To overcome this, organizations need a set of capabilities that can help improve coordination between IT and the rest of the business while facilitating effective service management. Adopting foundational technologies and a best-practice benchmark is a good place to start.

bmc cmdb  v3: Supporting the Evolution of IT Effectiveness for Improved IT Operations ITIL v3: Supporting the Evolution of IT Effectiveness for Improved IT Operations If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world. We explore how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challenges, and realize their possibilities, Read More

Vulnerability Management Buyer’s Checklist


Choosing a solution for vulnerability management (VM) is a critical step toward protecting your organization’s network and data. Without proven, automated technology for precise detection and remediation, no network can withstand the daily deluge of new vulnerabilities that threaten security. This 12-point short list of considerations can help you determine what solutions will work best for your organization.

bmc cmdb  Systems (CA Service Center, BMC Magic Service Desk, HP Service Desk, Bugzilla and others); Risk Management (Redseal, Skybox); Network Access Control (MetaInfo); IDS/IPS (Neon Software, ForeScout); Network Patching (BlueLane); Network Behavior Analysis (Mazu Networks); Security Policy Management (Archer Technologies, McAfee); Penetration Testing (Core Security Technologies). What recent awards has the vendor won for its solution? Recent awards are another strong indicator of product quality and market Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 25, 2012


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bmc cmdb  like Microsoft (former Opalis), BMC Software, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Computer Associates, Redwood Software, ActiveBatch, NetIQ, IBM, Quest Software, UC4 Software, etc. For its part, SAP should be pleased by the endorsed Cisco solution embracing the SAP Solution Manager. —P.J. Jakovljevic, Principal TEC Analyst TEC article (October 2011): Demystifying SAP Solution Manager TEC Blog post (November 2008): Job Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes – Part 1 Oracle launches Primavera Inspire Read More