Articles

January 10, 2017 5:37pm

The Power of Device42’s New Auto-Clean Rules

Keeping CIs up-to-date: A Constant Challenge Keeping the state of your network documentation up to date is always a challenge. Device42’s continuous auto discovery eliminates most... Read More

December 22, 2016 4:23pm

End of Life & End of Support Tracking with Device42

End of Life & End of Support Tracking with Device42 for Hardware, Software and Operating Systems The software and hardware products that you rely on to... Read More

December 20, 2016 3:37pm

Effortlessly generate code that talks to Device42’s RESTful APIs

Let Postman generate code for Device42 API calls in the language of your choice. Have you been coding for a while now, but never written an... Read More

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December 2, 2016 9:30am

Device42 SAM Module vs. Standalone SAM Software

Many customers ask us whether or not they should buy a standalone Software Asset Management (SAM) system, or purchase the Device42 Software License Management add-on. The... Read More

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November 21, 2016 10:05am

Application Discovery and Mapping: Alternative Methodologies and Device42 Competitive Positioning

An Application Dependency Map illustrates how software, services, and applications interact both with one another and with the physical, virtual, and cloud servers and the network... Read More

November 8, 2016 9:45am

ITAM vs. CMDB —The next generation data center relies on more than just ‘audit data’

What is the difference between an IT Asset Management (ITAM) product and a modern CMDB product like Device42?  What features are you missing if you choose... Read More

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November 2, 2016 2:44pm

Automating a workflow with Device42’s continuous discovery and StackStorm

tl;dr – This is a quick post to demonstrate the power of Device42’s webhooks. Here we show you how you can utilize events in Device42 to... Read More

August 24, 2016 3:50pm

Is your IT infrastructure ready for the “bus factor”?

We recently did a survey of our sysadmin friends, and found that 60% of folks are using Excel and about 15% are using their heads to... Read More

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August 22, 2016 9:36am

DevOps vs SRE — or should you run your infrastructure like FANG?

TL;DR: No shortage of articles & opinions on modeling your infrastructure after FANG, DevOps vs SRE;  but we believe that isn’t the right question. We think... Read More

August 11, 2016 2:38pm

Know What’s Impacted When The Plug Gets Pulled: What we can learn from Delta’s technical outage

In 2016, a thunderstrike from Thor – let alone a “power outage” or a “router failure” should not be enough to bring one of the world’s... Read More