This is not the document you are looking for? Use the search form below to find more!

Report home > Others

IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory

0.00 (0 votes)
Document Description
IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory
File Details
  • Added: April, 14th 2011
  • Reads: 117
  • Downloads: 0
  • File size: 874.89kb
  • Pages: 12
  • Tags:
  • content preview
Submitter
  • Name: justin

We are unable to create an online viewer for this document. Please download the document instead.

IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory screenshot

Add New Comment




Related Documents

Software Categories for ESI: Asset Discovery Tools Belarc

by: bellino, 7 pages

Software Categories for ESI: Asset Discovery Tools Belarc

Reducing Hidden Operating costs through IT Asset Discovery

by: agdatacomphils, 12 pages

Reducing Hidden Operating costs through IT Asset Discovery

Harassment - it's More than & What Every Supervisor Should Know

by: trainhr123, 2 pages

This workshop will start by going over what harassment is, what groups are covered, what laws are included and the role EEOC plays in overseeing compliance. A strong written policy is the foundation ...

TETC Discovery Education Room Schedule

by: lyyli, 3 pages

TETC Discovery Education Room Schedule

Computer Usage & Brand Study

by: henriette, 27 pages

Computer Usage & Brand Study

Asset Management Solutions for Business Reinforcements

by: hclisd, 1 pages

A business is largely dependent on IT assets such as hardware and software to pursue and achieve its long-term goals. A combination and collaboration between these assets is necessary to ensure the ...

A Panacea for Alleviation of Datacenter Issues

by: hclisd, 1 pages

The IT infrastructure consists of networks, servers, assets and applications. Every business has to ensure an efficient management of these components to facilitate smooth operations. A majority of ...

Cloud Computing Services: Better Utilization Of Computing Resources

by: hclisd, 2 pages

Technological innovations have made computer infrastructure and services available on demand. The infrastructure may include a hard disk, development platform, and database, computing power or even ...

Adopting Precautionary Practices for Premium IT Service Delivery

by: hclisd, 2 pages

The growing need for IT systems has led to the development of ITIL practices to overcome the issues associated with this concern and to deliver quality IT services. Asset management is an ...

If It Wasn't Documented It Didn't Happen: Legal & Effective Documentation

by: trainhr123, 1 pages

In our litigious society, it has become more & more important for supervisors to know how to document & discipline employees to avoid law suits and manage employee performance effectively

Content Preview
IT Network Asset Discovery & InventoryDiverse Network Communications, Inc.IT Asset Tracking ProblemData Center Assets are (usually) tracked using spreadsheetsThey don’t track enough detailAre very difficult to keep updatedAt best are about 60 - 75 percent accurateIT Operations staff usually are not provided with: The complete virtual to physical mappingWhat software is installed on each serverInterdependencies between applications or serversConducting an IT Asset Discovery & Inventory is usually:A manual process or mixedVery expensive and time consumingInaccurate by the time its completedCompiled into a spreadsheetCopyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.2Motivation for IT Asset Discovery & Inventory Require the information to:Conduct TCO/ROI analysis of the current environmentImplement major infrastructure changesData Center ConsolidationDevelop a Business Continuance/Disaster Recovery plansAs a part of a corporate mergers and acquisitionsA need to understand what:Is really on each LAN segment (100%)The version and quantity of each asset typeThe virtualization translation to physical infrastructure (server, storage, network)What Applications are installed and versionsServer and application interdependenciesRelationship between devices (server to switch to router)Copyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.3DNC’s IT Asset Discovery & Inventory ApproachUse Server and Application aware process to extract important dataPerform discoveries using an “agent-less”processAutomate all aspects of the data collectionDoes not perform “Port Scanning”Complete the Discovery, Inventory and Analysis in one weekLeverage the collected data for additional enhanced services:Detailed Systems and Application MappingEnhance the deployment of ITIL based services Copyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.4DNC’s Discovery OverviewOne week basic engagement:One day data gatheringFour days for analysis and custom reportsBasic discovery service will scan three LAN segments (765 possible network addresses)Employ server and application aware discovery processRequirements:Access to your network to:Network access to connect the discovery laptopOr, Customer workstation to install the discovery softwareAccess to privileged accountsWill require about one hour from:UNIX system administratorWindows system administratorStorage administratorNetwork administratorSecurity managerCopyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.5General Discovery InformationServer DiscoveryStorage ArrayStorage Area Network (SAN)Network Attached StorageNetwork SwitchesNetwork RoutersOther Network DevicesCopyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.6Server Discovery InformationHardware (CPUs, Type, Memory, devices, etc)Operating System Type, version, patch level (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Linux, OSF1, Windows)Storage (file system, logical and physical volumes, storage array, and tape devices)Network interfaces (including virtual)Copyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.7Installed software and versionsSAN Discovery InformationStorage Area Network Switches configurationBrocade familyCisco MDSStorage Arrays configurations:EMC Symmetrix / DMXEMC CLARiiONIBM ESSHP EVAHitachiSunCopyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.8Other Network Devices Discovery InformationNetwork PrintersCisco RoutersCisco SwitchesWireless access pointsCopyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.9DeliverablesMicrosoft Access database containing discovery and Inventory dataStandard reports about the assetsThree custom reports Copyright © 2009 Diverse Network Communications Inc.10

Download
IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory

 

 

Your download will begin in a moment.
If it doesn't, click here to try again.

Share IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory to:

Insert your wordpress URL:

example:

http://myblog.wordpress.com/
or
http://myblog.com/

Share IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory as:

From:

To:

Share IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory.

Enter two words as shown below. If you cannot read the words, click the refresh icon.

loading

Share IT Network Asset Discovery & Inventory as:

Copy html code above and paste to your web page.

loading