Software that enables the the server room to run at its fullest potential has become an essential component of a well-run data center.
| Server-tutorials Article Published December 10, 2012
A closer look at some of the most popular third-party tools currently available for managing your Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services.
| Server-news Article Published December 6, 2012
The company's hybrid cloud development options grow with the latest CloudSystem release.
| Server-news Article Published September 19, 2012
The company's first software-only acquisition of cloud provider Stoneware should help jumpstart Lenovo's PC Plus initiative.
| News Article Published July 24, 2007
The OEM has bid $1.6 billion in cash for the automation vendor, who is second to IBM in the server provisioning market.
| Trends Article Published May 31, 2007
What do Donald Trump and Cisco have in common? As building-automation systems and IP networks converge, so too will infrastructure monitoring. From the real-estate developers building data centers for the 21st century to admins monitoring the final product, the impact is being felt now.
| News Article Published September 20, 2006
Version 7 of the BladeLogic's data center automation software is out. New features include synchronization management and the Application Release Manager module.
| News Article Published June 14, 2006
With the release of Opsware Server Automation System 6, the network management vendor ties together the data center in the System 6 product family.
| Tutorials Article Published May 11, 2006
Consider server consolidation. We look at when to do it, how to do it, and when to leave your infrastructure as-is.
| Sreviews Article Published January 13, 2006
ManageEngine's OpManager delivers affordable, out-of-the-box management for a wide variety of devices and software applications, ranging from printers to database applications to server hardware.
| Hreviews Article Published November 28, 2005
The downside of the heterogeneous server room is management complexity. SMASH is an IPMI-based standard that seeks to remedy this. The standard's benefits include simplifying administration and reducing costs.
| Sreviews Article Published November 9, 2005
When it comes to server management and monitoring, IBM Tivoli Monitoring invariably comes in at or near the top of the big leagues. The product suite is Big Blue's ongoing effort to harness enterprise-level monitoring into a unified framework.
| Sreviews Article Published October 12, 2005
SMBs looking for a server monitoring tool will find much of what they need in Ipswitch's WhatsUp Premium Gold software, an economical solution capable of monitoring a multitude of network devices and computer services.
| Sreviews Article Published September 15, 2005
BMC Software is a major player in the crowded IT software management arena. We kick off our examination of monitoring tools with a look at this big league player's PATROL for Windows Server.
| Tutorials Article Published July 27, 2005
Configuration processes have many places where things can go awry. Not surprisingly, configuration tools are among the most difficult to choose and implement. We conclude our series of server infrastructure overviews with a look at these products.
| Tutorials Article Published June 15, 2005
Keeping an eye on your servers requires more than eyeballs. Server monitoring tools oversee server operation, traffic, and usage. We look at what organizations are monitoring and provide a matrix to help determine which products meet your needs.
| Tutorials Article Published April 27, 2005
Server management tools are the hub of the server infrastructure, providing unified administrative services for a large number of servers. We look at the pros and cons of suites and specialist products, and offer a framework for evaluating these important tools.
| Tutorials Article Published March 31, 2005
No matter how thought out the server purchasing process, a server room's potential is achieved only through careful management. Infrastructure tools are an essential component. We kick off a new series with an overview of server infrastructure tools.