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The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a framework of best practice approaches intended to facilitate the delivery of high quality information technology (IT) services. ITIL outlines an extensive set of management procedures that are intended to support businesses in achieving both quality and value for money in IT operations. These ITIL procedures are supplier independent and have been developed to provide guidance across the breadth of IT infrastructure, development, and operations.
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White Paper Published By: OwlPoint, LLC     Published Date: Feb 11, 2009
IT Service Management (ITSM) is a proven, mature framework that can be utilized to support Green IT programs. Green IT and ITSM share common goals, such as operational efficiencies and metrics based improvements. Existing processes and supporting ITSM tools can easily be adapted to support Green IT initiatives. ITSM provides the structure to be successful as well as for documenting and sharing the achievements. This white paper explains how a service management framework can contribute to you.
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owlpoint, itsm, green it, it service management, service management framework
    
OwlPoint, LLC
White Paper Published By: Aldon     Published Date: Jan 13, 2009
Learn what this regulation expects of IT and how to avoid the risk of expensive fines.
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aldon, sox, sarbanes-oxley act compliance, sox responsibilities, automated change management
    
Aldon
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jan 13, 2009
This treasure trove of information can help cut IT support costs and boost service desk success.
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aldon, itil, it infrastructure library, it processes, process automation
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: LANDesk     Published Date: Jan 12, 2009
The purpose of this paper is to present a method for reducing risk and increasing IT contribution during uncertain times and to assist readers with measuring the value and building a business case for IT Service Management (ITSM).
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avocent, itsm, it service management, itil, it infrastructure library
    
LANDesk
White Paper Published By: Prodiance Corp.     Published Date: Dec 22, 2008
Since the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) made revisions to the Financial Reporting Model Regulation (Model Audit Rule) in June 2006, the insurance industry’s attention to the risks associated with financial reporting has been on the rise. Structured similarly to Section 404 of the Sarbanes‐Oxley Act, the Model Audit rule places a significant burden on C‐level executives to ensure their oversight in the internal controls for financial reporting (ICFR) process. Executives within these insurance organizations, both public and private, will be required to evaluate their internal controls in preparation for the first reports due in 2010 for the 2009 reporting period.
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prodiance, sarbanes‐oxley act, security and integrity of data, analytics, risk assessment
    
Prodiance Corp.
White Paper Published By: Evergreen Systems, Inc.     Published Date: Dec 16, 2008
This comprehensive white paper applies automation and ITIL best practices to the data center and reviews current industry trends, server automation energy usage issues and a variety of optimization strategies for data center improvement.  The effects of virtualization are explored in-depth.  Includes detailed sections on increasing operational efficiency using workflow analysis, automating and optimizing server change management, reducing infrastructure complexity and developing security, disaster recovery and business continuity procedures.  Step by step instructions for developing metrics and a business case to justify data center and server automation are included.
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evergreen system, data center automation, data center automation manager, network automation, server automation
    
Evergreen Systems, Inc.
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 13, 2008
Improve operational efficiencies with next-gen networks and servicesThere has never been a better time for service providers to streamline operations, improve responsiveness and reduce costs. Find out in this white paper how all three can be accomplished with IBM Tivoli® Netcool® solutions. Also discover methods to boost efficiency and minimize expenditures.
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ibm, operations management, tivoli, value-added services, operational support systems
    
IBM
Free Offer Published By: Dell     Published Date: Oct 23, 2008
ITIL has proven to be a veritable blueprint for repeatable best practices in the data center. Windows Vista migration features provide support for ITIL fundamental operations, as you’ll hear about in this informative podcast with Dell ITIL expert Don Bui.
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dell, itil fundamental operations, itil vista migration, windows vista migration, it management
    
Dell
Free Offer Published By: Dell     Published Date: Oct 23, 2008
The stark reality of the data center today is mixed platforms, operating systems and hardware. Fortunately Windows Vista has been engineered to integrate smoothly into these so-called hybrid environments, as you’ll learn in this podcast featuring Microsoft expert Chris Ross.
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dell, integration of windows vista, vista hybrid environments, it management, platforms
    
Dell
White Paper Published By: Dell     Published Date: Oct 23, 2008
The Information Technology Infrastructure Library offers basic steps for managing a successful Windows Vista migration.
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dell, vista migration management, it infrastructure library, it asset management, it management
    
Dell
White Paper Published By: Dell     Published Date: Oct 23, 2008
To perform a successful and cost-effective Windows Vista migration, organizations must have a readiness plan in place. Assessing readiness can help your organization understand the current level of capability and maturity, and provide a guide for addressing trouble spots.
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dell, vista readiness assessment, cost-effective vista migration, it management, platforms
    
Dell
White Paper Published By: Dell     Published Date: Oct 23, 2008
Windows Vista® offers a new way to deliver manageable IT services that are planned for security service-level agreements (SLAs), while helping to lower the cost of ownership, management, and deployment.
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dell, service-level agreements, lower cost of vista deployment, application compatibility, client deployment solutions
    
Dell
White Paper Published By: Stratus Technologies     Published Date: Sep 30, 2008
The Choices from many reputable suppliers of IT managed services can appear very much alike. Yet when you have a mission-critical business process whose function must not be interrupted, you know your requirements call for something above and beyond. This paper serves as a field guide to help you identify key characteristics that set a critical managed IT service apart from even highly capable general-purpose offerings.
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stratus technologies, it services, business impact analysis (bia), recovery point (rpo), recovery time objectives (rto)
    
Stratus Technologies
White Paper Published By: HP Service Management     Published Date: Sep 03, 2008
In this first chapter of "The Shortcut Guide to IT Service Management and Automation," you will be led through a step by step analysis of your company's IT and business relationships, providing you with a basis for a strategic plan to turn service lifecycle management into a valuable business asset. Author and compliance expert Rebecca Herold demonstrates how technology acts as a strategic differentiator by enabling business growth, driving operational efficiencies to lower maintenance costs, optimizing outcomes, and reducing IT risks.
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itil, itil v3, bsm, bsa, dca
    
HP Service Management
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 21, 2008
Today, an IT-driven, customer-centric business approach isn’t a luxury — it’s imperative. More and more businesses are moving out of a cost-centric view of their IT potential and into a realization that IT can transform business processes. This white paper shows how you can maximize your IT function by leveraging ITIL best practice processes. These guidelines can help you effectively manage IT changes, assets, personnel and service levels all while reducing costs—going beyond simple IT asset management to deliver proactive IT business improvements.
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itil, best practices, service management, asset management, ibm
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 21, 2008
For a growing business, it’s increasingly difficult to integrate technological solutions and services to improve service management. So various frameworks have been created to help today’s IT professionals optimize their use of technology in managing IT processes. The third version of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) provides the latest set of process best practices for any service management improvement effort.
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ibm, ibm mi, ibm grm, itil, service management
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 21, 2008
IT is becoming increasingly important in virtually every aspect of business. For enterprises to compete effectively in the marketplace, IT service management must broaden its focus and take a more holistic attitude toward IT service provision. The goal is to resolve the disconnect between IT and business within organizations in order to achieve necessary levels of resilience, control, availability and quality of service.
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ibm, ibm mi, ibm grm, service management, it management
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: CA WA     Published Date: Aug 15, 2008
Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) applies to operations quality. Implemented well, IPM frees you from constant firefighting and can transform your role from tactical first responder to strategic business enabler. Applying good IPM technology and processes can deliver a number of benefits to your career as well as to your organization. This report introduces IPM, offers tips for successful IPM implementation, and explores how IPM can benefit your enterprise as well as your career.
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ca wa, computer associates, infrastructure, itil, infrastructure management
    
CA WA
Case Study Published By: HP     Published Date: Jul 29, 2008
This case study highlights how a leading transportation firm uses executive financial incentives to insure the highest system uptime for its customers. With the need to keep thousands of vehicles and employees on the move and process millions of daily transactions, keeping mission critical systems running is essential for financial performance.
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mission critical, high availability, transportation, service management, itil
    
HP
White Paper Published By: HP     Published Date: Jul 29, 2008
This white paper describes critical steps IT executives must take to prepare for change and manage an ITSM implementation to maximize its value and ensure that it achieves the full transformation effect it is capable of delivering. IT Service Management (ITSM) is a proven and effective framework for helping IT organizations become more adaptive, flexible, cost effective, and service oriented.
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itsm, it service management, service management, itil, mission critical
    
HP
White Paper Published By: CA SM     Published Date: Jun 02, 2008
IT Asset Management (ITAM) is a cornerstone of IT Service Management (ITSM) yet is often omitted from existing ITSM implementations or initiatives. Version 3 of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) expands the processes, functions and roles in the service life cycle. However, it still does not provide enough details on key process and functional integration points for ITAM.
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ca service management, service management, asset management, it asset management, itil
    
CA SM
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: May 12, 2008
Challenges like competitive pressures, compliance activities and higher operational costs make service management more critical than ever. To keep up, IT operations must constantly improve visibility, control and automation while bridging the gaps among business, development and daily operations.
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itil, service management, governance, risk management, ibm
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: Clarus Systems     Published Date: Mar 18, 2008
In this document, you'll learn to enable the successful execution and completion of IPT Deployment projects through a standardized set of processes and methodologies based upon Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
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itil, clarus systems, ipt, ip telephony, unified communications
    
Clarus Systems
White Paper Published By: Bomgar     Published Date: Mar 04, 2008
Organizations implemented ITIL with the goal of creating a set of standards to ensure the delivery of high-quality and efficient technical support. However, many organizations are now looking to realize near-term business value from their investments in ITIL. This ITIL Quickguide outlines how organizations can leverage remote support solutions to accelerate ITIL initiatives and realize near-term business value.
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service, customer service, customer support, remote support, online helpdesk
    
Bomgar
White Paper Published By: newScale     Published Date: Jan 30, 2008
Demand for IT services is outpacing the growth of IT budgets. The business constantly requests new services, requires higher service levels, and expects more consistent service delivery. With supply constrained, the only solution is to manage this demand more effectively. The new version of ITIL prescribes essential changes to help IT and the business tackle this difficult task.
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service, service management, service catalog, newscale, itil
    
newScale
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