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Configuration Management Tools

Typically, CM Tools consist of a front end Configuration Management Software or User Interface and a back end Configuration Management Database.

To truly benefit from any of these CM Tools, evaluate that the tools actually provides these features:

  • Effective Data Modeling for the CMDB
  • Change Management and Change Record Tracking
  • Easy Integration with Other Data Sources
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Useful Metrics Reporting
  • Cost Effective Licensing Scheme


Must Have CM Tool Integrations

In Addition, the Configuration Management Tools and accompanying CMDB need to integrate with the following software and tools to properly provide the required benefits.

  • Asset Management Software
  • Desktop and Server Build Tools
  • Budgeting and Financial Accounting Software
  • HelpDesk Software
  • Incident Management Software
  • Release Management Software



OneCMDB

OneCMDB is a CMDB aimed at small and medium sized businesses. OneCMDB can be used as a stand-alone CMDB to keep track of software and hardware assets and their relations.

Thanks to its open API:s it can also be a flexible and powerful Configuration Management engine for other Service Management software.

OneCMDB is easy to install and populate with data, either by hand or from other data sources.

It has a user-specified data model that can be altered and enhanced without programming.


OneCMDB Features

OneCMDB allows you to easily:

  • Create your CMDB data model, without writing a single line of code
  • Populate the database, through auto-discovery of your network
  • Get data from various external sources through a flexible import and transform mechanism
  • Import/export network configuration information to/from NAGIOS Network Monitoring System
  • OneCMDB is available for free download and comes with source code. You may use, modify and redistribute OneCMDB under the terms of this license.


OneCMDB Home Page

OneCMDB Home Page


RapidOSS

RapidOSS is an integration, automation and presentation suite for IT operations management.

It brings the leading web technologies into the IT management field, designed from the ground up as an open solution to minimize implementation time and the total cost of ownership and maximize skills reuse.

RapidOSS is typically used to integrate management information from disparate management systems and present to users through a simple, unified, consistent web based user interface.


RapidOSS Features

These are some of the Features of RapidOSS:

  • Event Management
  • IT Operations Management Console
  • Web Portal for Customers and Business Users
  • Business Service Management
  • Integrating into Other Business and IT Processes


RapidOSS Home Page

RapidOSS Home Page


HP Universal CMDB

RapidOSS is an integration, automation and presentation suite for IT operations management.

It brings the leading web technologies into the IT management field, designed from the ground up as an open solution to minimize implementation time and the total cost of ownership and maximize skills reuse.

RapidOSS is typically used to integrate management information from disparate management systems and present to users through a simple, unified, consistent web based user interface.


HP Universal Configuration Management Tools Features

  • Topology Query Language Provides for Complex Analytics Capabilities
  • Impact Analysis Reporting
  • Change Tracking
  • Federated Data Source Model
  • Single Source of Truth Configuration Management Database


HP Universal CMDB Home Page

HP Universal CMDB Home Page


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Configuration Management Table of Contents

Configuration Management CM is a process model established to maintain the consistency and integrity of a system or software product throughout it's lifecycle.

CM Audit This page outlines a CM Audit performed by an internal audit team. A CM Audit ensures that functional and physical attributes are accounted for in accordance with the requirements an applications or system.

Configuration Management Database CM Database, or otherwise known as CMDB, is a central repository for all configuration items that comprise an information system. A key goal of a CMDB is to understand the relationships between application and system components and track their configurations.

Configuration Management Jobs Configuration Management Jobs can vary greatly in scope and responsibilities. They can range from highly technical to process and standard enforcement, or some combination in between. This page outlines some of the most common roles, responsibilities and requirements.

Configuration Management Plan The goal of the Configuration Management Plan is to ensure that adequate controls are in place over all processes, configuration items and project artifacts.

CM Proposal This page is a CM Proposal for a company looking to more tightly integrate their CM team which includes their CMDB and their SCM Team.

Configuration Management Salaries CM Salaries - This page is dedicated to publishing salary information about CM Salaries.

Configuration Management Salaries Brazil Configuration Management Salaries Brazil - This page is dedicated to publishing salary information about jobs and careers in the Configuration Management field in Brazil.

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Configuration Management Software CM Software are the Configuration Management Tools and Utilities used to create records, track changes, manage and control your environments. CM, is a process model established to maintain the consistency and integrity of a system or software product throughout it's lifecycle.

Configuration Management Tools Configuration Management Tools to be truly beneficial need to provide these features: Effective Data Modeling for the CMDB, Change Management and Change Record Tracking, Easy Integration with Other Data Sources, Intuitive User Interface, Useful Metrics Reporting, and Cost Effective Licensing Scheme.

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