Tag Archives: CMDB

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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

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March 30, 2020 8:49am

How Technology has Transformed the CMDB

The Complicated History of CMDBs The one thing all Configuration Management Databases (CMDB) have in common is that for them to be of any use, they... Read More

February 24, 2020 9:46am

10 CMDB Tools You Need to Consider in 2020

If you’re striving to adhere to the ITIL framework, you know that configuration management is a key component of success. It’s the heart of ITIL best... Read More

April 16, 2019 12:16pm

7 Common CMDB Purchasing “Gotchas” to Watch out for

  It’s not every day you purchase configuration management database (CMDB) software. And if you haven’t purchased it in a while (or ever), you may not... Read More

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February 20, 2018 11:16am

Enhance BMC Atrium CMDB with CI Data from Device42

Today we’re excited to announce the release of a new integration between Device42 and BMC Atrium! This integration allows you to synchronize assets and objects from... 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

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November 30, 2017 6:08pm

Dynamic User Permissions with Device42 and Stackstorm

Introduction Today we’ll be covering a new automation built with Device42  that provides dynamic user access to devices based on the lifecycle stage.  This use case was requested... 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

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October 9, 2017 5:59pm

Configure Device42 to be a Puppet External Node Classifier (E.N.C.)

Introduction: Understanding is Powerful The modern tech ecosystem is comprised of a litany of tools, frameworks, solutions, and philosophies that seek to empower us in our work.... Read More

September 28, 2017 5:24pm

Device42 Puppet/Chef Integration Now Supports Extended Custom CI Attributes

We’re pleased to announce feature additions to the Device42 Puppet/Chef integration that allow you to sync just about any CI detail that exists in your Puppet... Read More