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Vityl and ITIL

TeamQuest (a Fortra company) can help organizations improve their chances at a successful ITIL implementation through the ITIL best practices listed in this article.

Supporting ITIL Objectives

Many IT organizations are implementing ITIL as a strategy for improving IT Service Management. The ITIL framework provides best practices and structured processes for managing and delivering IT services.

Automating Terminal Emulation

This month’s sample task demonstrates how to use the Automate Terminal Emulation Actions to interact with a terminal system and import the data from the system into a file.

Implementing a Consolidation Strategy

Improve Service quality "IT organizations should engage in a server consolidation project with three major goals: cost reduction, agility improvement and service-level improvement." Source: “Key Issues for Servers,” Gartner Inc. GOAL: IMPLEMENT A CONSOLIDATION STRATEGY Many companies are re-evaluating their IT infrastructures in light of changing business practices, economic demands, and security...

Ensure Availability at a Reasonable Cost to Meet Business SLAs

Availability is a key indicator of how successfully an IT organization is supporting the company’s business objectives. Are required service levels in terms of workload volume and response times being achieved consistently for the business units? If not, the impact can be significant: a stoppage or slowdown can, in a matter of minutes, disrupt your supply chain and result in lost transactions...

Automate File Uploads to SharePoint

Here's the dilemma: You need to synchronize a set of files from a network share to a SharePoint team site on a daily basis, but these files are not just going into one SharePoint document library. The solution: Just automate the whole process with Automate.

Discover Automate's New Capabilities for Office 365

With the eagerly anticipated release of Microsoft’s cloud-based service, Office 365, on June 28, Network Automation immediately set to work on ensuring the current Microsoft Office automation facilities in Automate were enhanced to provide its customers with equivalent automation capabilities.

How to Manage IT Resource Consumption

At an application level with Vityl Capacity Management In this guide, John Miecielica of Metavante, provides a step-by-step example showing how he uses Vityl Capacity Management to analyze IT resource consumption at an application level. This key capability is especially important in today’s environments where multiple applications run on a server or multiple servers might be required to implement...

AutoMate Bridges the Gap Between Disparate Applications

Automate from Fortra provides application security, streamlined communication including sending emails and text messages to IT regarding successful or failed tasks, error handling, and flexibility and versatility via its highly coveted development interface (no programming or scripting needed).

Commercial Clusters and Scalability

In this paper we present an introductory analysis of throughput scalability for update intensive workloads (such as measured by the TPC-C or TPC-W benchmarks) and how that scaling is limited by serialization effects in the software-hardware combination that comprises any platform.