Articles

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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: Exploring Different Approaches

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

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August 4, 2016 4:38pm

Bringing Together Asset Management & Software Security

You have a lot of servers to manage, and every single server is running 100 pieces of software, give or take, each of which might have... Read More

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July 1, 2016 4:12pm

Data Center Capacity Management

The dynamic nature of business today continues to place challenging demands on the modern data center. Data center capacity management has classically been a pain point,... Read More

May 26, 2016 11:00am

SSL Certificate Management

Today, we will focus on highlighting four important ways Device42’s certificate management software eases your SSL certificate lifecycle management burden. Using our SSL cert manager, you... Read More