IDC Report – “Best Practices in IT Discovery:
It’s impossible to know what to do if you don’t know what you have
The world of IT has increased in complexity at an exponential rate. Administrators have to account for physical machines, virtual machines, cloud environments, and resources in multiple disparate locations. Many organizations attempt to track this with manually updated spreadsheets but the fastest and most accurate way is to use automated discovery tools that take a snapshot of the entire IT estate.
But where does one start? What are the best practices for performing IT discovery?