The CMDB is Dead, Long Live the CMDB!
Configuration Management Databases (CMDB) started with tremendous promise but went awry.
Read the report to learn how you can easily construct and maintain an auto-updating CMDB that provides complete, timely asset information required to avoid penalties, increase efficiency, lower costs, improve security, and boost compliance.
Initially created in the 1980s as a way to provide IT organizations the information they need to manage their resources and applications effectively, many CMDBs have since failed to live up their billing, leaving many organizations disenchanted. The business need is still there but CMDB is falling short of meeting it. Now people are asking, “Can CMDB be saved?
This informative, new white paper explains that the real problem isn’t in the concept of a CMDB itself. It’s the challenge of how to build and maintain CMDBs that have made them such an obstacle–but that can be overcome.