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New! Business Services Discovery & Mapping

DevOps groups get incredible insight into the web and application environment We're announcing today the immediate availability of Services Topology View for our EcosystemManager ITAM/ITSM SaaS platform. This powerful new capability, added to EcosystemManager’s agentless Discovery App and full-featured CMDB, identifies the underlying IT components and connectivity between web servers, application servers, middleware and databases. [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on New! Business Services Discovery & Mapping

Virima Adds New Features to EcosystemManager ITAM Asset Discovery

Virima Technologies, an innovator in data center transformation (DCT) and IT operations management, continues to help enterprises take the guesswork out of managing today’s complex IT environments with the addition of two significant features to EcosystemManager, its enterprise-level ITAM and ITSM tool First, EcosystemManager’s agentless discovery of network devices via Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Virima Adds New Features to EcosystemManager ITAM Asset Discovery

Getting the Discovery Job Done

Manual discovery of all IT assets is a time-consuming, cumbersome, error-prone job. And by the time it's completed, assets may have been changed, added or removed. A tool that automates many discovery processes is necessary to make the task both cost-effective and comprehensive. Many existing tools are good at discovering the existing technologies in your [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Getting the Discovery Job Done

Success Is In The Details, Part II

In my previous post I discussed what you need to know about servers, storage and networks when undertaking a discovery project.  Today, I'll discuss a few more items items you'll want to learn about in discovery: applications, services, middleware and contracts. • Applications, Services and Middleware The discovery phase must catalog applications, services and middleware, [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Success Is In The Details, Part II

Success Is In The Details

Success is in the Details Last week I discussed why discovery is important and some questions to ask before starting the process. Today's post is about the details that are most likely to trip up a major data center project. One piece of seemingly trivial hardware that isn’t moved over to the new environment can [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Success Is In The Details

The Necessary Voyage of Discovery

“Doesn’t the IT department already know what hardware and software they have, how it interacts and which users those assets support? After all, IT supports its systems every day.” It’s a valid question, and the answer, unfortunately, is probably “no.” Or, not in the detail required to successfully complete a data center move, consolidation or [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on The Necessary Voyage of Discovery

Change is the biggest headache for most IT organizations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Change is the biggest headache for most IT organizations. Especially when they are contemplating making a significant investment in transforming their environment. Tell you something that you don’t know, right? The sun rises in the east….. But, have you thought about why it is so difficult? Good old human nature: fear, doubt, uncertainty. Given. You [...]

By | May 1st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Change is the biggest headache for most IT organizations

EcosystemManager™ Earns “Vendor to Watch” for IT Asset Inventory & Service Management

“Virima’s objective—to make the ‘whole greater than the sum of its parts’—is well reflected in EcosystemManager’s compelling design, functionality, and careful attention to administrative requirements,” said Dennis Drogseth, Vice President, Enterprise Management Associates.   “Virima’s real-world experience in data center transformation consulting is yet another reason for putting EcosystemManager high on the short list of mid-tier [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on EcosystemManager™ Earns “Vendor to Watch” for IT Asset Inventory & Service Management