The Official Device42 Blog Towards a Unified View of IT Infrastructure

May 7, 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

May 1, 2020 4:18pm

AS/400 and z/OS Discovery Enhancements and more in v16.10.00

What to expect in v16.10.00: Improved discovery for legacy midrange and mainframe with additional AS/400 and z/OS features New Discovery support for Huawei FusionServer Device42 knows... 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

April 28, 2020 3:44pm

Device42’S Guide To Migration Project Planning Part 5: Decommissioning The Old Datacenter

Introduction In this fifth and final entry in Device42’s Ultimate Guide to migration, we’ll cover post-migration work. This work mainly comprises the decommissioning of your old... Read More

April 21, 2020 11:13am

Guide To Migration Planning Part 4: The Migration

Introduction Your migration is about to hit its most exhilarating point. The Migration step proves out all the hard work and planning you’ve done prior. The... Read More

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April 16, 2020 7:00am

Moving from openDCIM to Device42

If you’re starting to get a data center up and running, it’s likely that you’ll begin organizing it using openDCIM. This is a free, browser-based data... Read More

April 14, 2020 11:22am

Guide to Migration Project Planning, Part 3: Migration Prep & Solution Design

Catching Up In this Third entry in “Device42’s Ultimate Guide to Migration Planning,” we’ll be covering Migration Preparation & Solution Design. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading... Read More

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April 6, 2020 7:36pm

Prevent Your Next System Outage with an Accurate CMDB

Unplanned outages are the worst. One quarter of all companies report that an hour of unplanned downtime now costs between $300,000 and $400,000 – and 15... Read More