Tag Archives: asset management

July 18, 2018 12:58pm

5 Benefits of Automated Asset Tracking and Inventory

In today’s fast moving, highly automated data center, manual inventory simply doesn’t cut it. We’ve discussed in depth why Excel doesn’t work, and the same can... Read More

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January 16, 2018 11:29am

Automated Server Provisioning with Device42, Stackstorm, and PXE Kickstart

TL; DR –  This automation will provide a path through a provisioning workflow that can stand up any number of new servers in a data center... Read More

October 25, 2017 9:48am

Using Device42 Data with SaltStack: External Pillar

Using Device42 with Salt: External Pillar Part 0: Introduction Today we’re introducing Device42’s new Device42-SaltStack integration. SaltStack offers a variety of Infrastructure as Code tools that... 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

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

December 4, 2013 1:55pm

DCIM Tools Comparison – IT asset management

Researching the numerous tools on the market geared at managing your datacenter can be overwhelming. Missed part one of the series? See it here. There are... Read More

July 16, 2012 6:34pm

IT Asset and Inventory Management, complete Rack diagrams and better auto-discovery with v3.1.1

v3.1.1 brings lots of new features and changes based on your feedback that makes it easier and better to not only streamline your data center inventory,... Read More

July 9, 2012 1:09pm

Using Mobile devices for Asset inventory with QR codes

  Starting with v300, users can print QR codes and use their smart phones to manage IT assets and inventory. QR codes printed via device42 software... Read More

July 6, 2012 5:05am

QR codes and asset tags for IT inventory management

In this post I would discuss introduction of QR codes for easier IT inventory management and how users can print asset tags with qr codes to... Read More

July 4, 2012 4:08pm

Hardware components and spare parts management

Thanks for your constant feedback in helping us make device42 a better data center inventory management software. In this blog post I would discuss the hardware... Read More