Author Zarko Zivkovic

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May 21, 2020 4:16pm

Why Your Disaster Recovery Plan Must Include Inventory Tracking

Disaster recovery needs to start with a pinpoint-accurate IT inventory. If you restore from backup–without restoring everything from backup–then it will throw a wrench in your... Read More

May 15, 2020 1:49pm

Recipe #2 : How Device42 Helps Microsegment Your SDN

This is the second in a series of recipes for things you can do with Device42 that you may not have thought of. VMware NSX and... Read More

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May 15, 2020 1:47pm

Recipe #1: How to Find Zombie Servers Using Device42

This is the first in a series of recipes: things you can do with Device42 that you may not have thought of. In recipe #1, we’re... Read More

May 14, 2020 10:04am

Enter the Device42 Towel Day 2020 Contest

As most readers of this blog are aware, the “42” in Device42 refers to Douglas Adams’ classic “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, a fantastic book... Read More

May 12, 2020 10:50am

4 Signs You Need Help with IT Asset Management

Your IT asset management (ITAM) system should integrate your inventory, contractual, and financial functions in order to optimize strategic decision making and life cycle management within... Read More

May 11, 2020 4:49pm

5 Quick Tips For Effective IT Asset Management

Your job as an IT asset manager is to ensure proper tracking, maintenance, and utilization of important technology assets at your organization. Good ITAM processes make... Read More

May 4, 2020 1:50pm

4 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making With IT Asset Management

A good IT asset manager is great at demonstrating the value the IT department provides to the organization as a whole. Effective IT asset management (ITAM)... Read More

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May 4, 2020 11:05am

Configuration Management Databases: Expectations vs. Reality

So, you’re planning on investing in a change management database (CMDB) tool. Great job! This solution will allow you to save immeasurable amounts of time and... Read More

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April 30, 2020 10:30am

Three Common Reasons why Your CMDB Isn’t Working (And How to Fix It)

If you’re experiencing difficulties like your auto-discovery being unable to find resources that you know are there, or being unable to register new CIs, you might... Read More

April 29, 2020 10:49am

What Are the Steps of CMDB Deployment Best Practices?

Implementing a CMDB isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. Gradual deployment is important – move too quickly and you’re likely to end up overwhelming your department or committing... Read More