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What's Not So Cool About Netcool

In this new eBook, we take a hard look at IBM Tivoli and the role that its Netcool/Omnibus and companion products play in an organization’s IT Operations Service Analytics strategy – and how you can improve your overall efficiency and effectiveness with Zenoss Service Dynamics®.

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Hybrid IT Operations: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Inevitable

In this eBook, we cover the Top 5 Steps you must take to educate and equip your IT Organization to succeed in this new Hybrid IT environment, and ensure that consistent, quality service is being delivered - regardless of the source.

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Amplifying the Signal in the Noise of IT Monitoring

IT is dealing with considerable growing pains around ensuring service availability and performance in increasingly complex infrastructures. A newly commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Zenoss examines many of these IT monitoring challenges in today’s complex IT architectures.

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The State of Converged Infrastructure 2013

The results from our recent survey on the State of Converged Infrastructure are in: more businesses have already adopted Converged Infrastructure than expected, and many more are considering it.

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Monitoring IT Business Services: How Too Many Tools Can Impact Your IT Operation Efficiency

A recent Forrester Consulting survey found that enterprises overwhelmingly had a fundamental problem - too many tools - and that this situation keeps them from achieving their primary goals of lowering operating costs and increasing productivity. Download the white paper, Monitoring IT Business Services: How Too Many Tools Can Impact Your IT Operation Efficiency to understand the key findings from the survey and explore Forrester Consulting’s suggested next steps.

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The State of the Open Source Cloud 2012

Zenoss polled its more than 100,000 community members to determine the prevailing sentiments concerning open source cloud deployments, the perceived advantages and disadvantages of this technology as well as to gain insight into future open cloud deployments within IT departments.

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7 Stages of IT Monitoring Grief

Download this eBook to find out where you are in the 7 Stages of IT Monitoring Grief and how you can put a stop to the endless cycle of the IT monitoring challenge.

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Optimizing Cloud for Service Delivery

This white paper from EMA reflects the more advanced position of cloud adoption patterns today. While it still addresses core drivers, objectives, and obstacles as they are evolving, the white paper makes what may well be the industry’s most granular assessment on how management technologies and cloud accelerants (e.g., converged infrastructure) are being combined into successful clusters or footprints.

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Zenoss Service Dynamics Architecture Overview

This paper discusses the management stack that supports the dynamic datacenter, how the pieces fit together, and how the Zenoss architecture addresses the challenges of the new IT world.

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Blueprint for Delivering IT-as-a-Service - 9 Steps for Success

You’ve got the materials (your constantly changing IT infrastructure). You’ve got the work order (your boss made that perfectly clear). But now what? Delivering IT-as-a-service has never been more challenging than it is today...virtualization, private, public, and hybrid cloud computing are drastically changing how IT needs to provide service delivery and assurance. You know exactly what you need to do, the big question is HOW to do it. If only there was some kind of blueprint for this…

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Can You Really Manage the Cloud?

Download this eBook to get a comprehensive list of questions to guide your selection process for a cloud management solution, centered around Availability & Performance Monitoring, Event Management & Alerting, Infrastructure Visibility, Dynamic Resource Management, and Datacenter Insight.

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2010 Virtualization and Cloud Computing Survey

The results of this survey were collected during the 2nd quarter of 2010 from the Zenoss open source systems management community with regards to their usage of virtualization and cloud computing.

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Breaking Through the "Virtualization Stall" Barrier

In this white paper, you will understand the technical and management challenges that have created VM stall, and how combining the right human and technical resources can help businesses accelerate the value and penetration of virtualized IT.

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Zenoss for Service Providers

Learn how Zenoss can help service providers lower the cost of managing traditional physical infrastructures, enable the management of IT services deployed in real or virtual environments and provide a single view of IT infrastructure spanning traditional, virtual and Cloud.

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Zenoss Provides Service Assurance Monitoring for Cisco UCS Clouds

Read the 451 Group review of Zenoss’ new service assurance monitoring product for end-to-end monitoring of public and private clouds running on Cisco Systems' Unified Computing System (UCS).

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Cisco UCS and Zenoss: Business to Blade Service Level Monitoring

Learn how Zenoss unifies and improves IT service monitoring of key applications, business services, and infrastructures across dynamic, heterogeneous physical and virtual environments.

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Best Practices for Managing Virtualized Environments

Discover how to use best practices with a model-driven architecture to deliver simple and unified management to heterogeneous, virtualized environments.

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Zenoss For Online Businesses

For online businesses, service interruptions created by outages equate to lost revenue and lost customers. Zenoss was purpose-built to handle complex, diverse IT environments by providing the IT visibility you need to proactively manage your operations and service delivery.

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