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Manufacturing Happiness? How a Customer Improved Stability and Radically Cut Unplanned Changes

Struggling with downtime and instability in the management of your modern data center? See how this Evolven customer improved stability and cut unnessary IT configuration changes by 90%. Read more...

Does Virtualization Introduce New Configuration Management Challenges?

Nearly 75% of a recently surveyed audience of IT professionals agreed that virtualization introduces new management challenges for IT operations. Read more...

The IT Operations Hangover

Hey there's a tiger in the bathroom! Having all kinds of unexpected surprises in your data center? Maybe the quantity and speed of changes are getting out of hand, and you are feeling like you are having an IT Operations hangover. Read more...

Speed, Complexity and Change - Facing the Pitfalls of Configuration Management

Reliable, accurate and visible configuration data makes a critical difference for keeping business on track, yet today's complexity, agility and constant change make this effort harder than ever. Configuration management needs to be redefined to handle this new reality. Read more...

Entering the Change Twilight Zone and How to Overcome It

Change happens. Change keeps the world on the move. In a recent webinar with the Enterprise Management Association (EMA) a concept was introduced describing the critical areas where processes typically break down and where critical information is often lost due to lack of visibility. Resolving this, Evolven uses breakthrough analytics to identify those specific changes and differences that are introduced across the environment and actually matter to the user. Read more...

The Growth of ALM and the Need for Tools and Techniques to Keep ALM on Course

logo_cmcrossroadsAgile development today is creating a heavy impact on application lifecycle management. There is a lot of  information  available on agile development practices and tools, however the question remains, how do you handle the entire lifecycle in agile conditions and how do you integrate your process when you start to work in an agile approach? Read more...

Take Your Incident Investigation Into the Details for Root-cause Analysis

Recurring outages and major incidents can prove to be a nightmare for IT organizations. With the stakes high, and pressure on every second, you need to not only be able to resolve incidents quickly and but also make sure the root cause was addressed so that the issue doesn't come up again. Read more...

Using Change Management to Catch Issues Before Impact to Business

Companies today heavily rely on change control processes to manage IT related changes. Many IT organizations have recognized the complex impact that infrastructural changes have on the enterprise. The key here is to manage infrastructure changes and not just control it.

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Challenges Facing Data Centers Going Virtual

Virtualization holds a lot of promise - cost savings, server consolidation, and more efficient operations that will lead to higher quality of services. Management of virtual servers presents a new set of challenges that data center managers must understand to continue to grow with virtualization technology. Read more...

DevOps Developments: Bob Aiello Interviews Sasha Gilenson

DevOps stands to make a major impact on the hectic implementation of application releases and ongoing change requests, bringing Development and Operations closer together and working in tighter cooperation. Bob Aiello of CM Crossroads video interviews Sasha Gilenson to get a better perspective of how DevOps will close these gaps and make release deployments more effective. Read more...