Enterprise Management Associates Announces IT Management Webinars for October

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) (http://www.enterprisemanagement.com), a leading IT management research and consulting firm, today announced it will host a number of free Webinars focused on IT management during the month of October 2008.

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ — Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) (http://www.enterprisemanagement.com), a leading IT management research and consulting firm, today announced it will host a number of free Webinars focused on IT management during the month of October 2008.

The EMA Webinars set for October include:

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 — 2 p.m. EDT

The True Value of Green IT: Quantifying the ROI of Energy Efficiency http://www.emausa.com/ema_lead.php?ls=greenitwebpr1008&bs=greenitweb1008

Steve Brasen, EMA analyst, will share highlights from EMA primary research on power management practices in the data center and on the desktop. Topics will include: determining actual energy costs associated with traditional computing models, evaluating cost savings that can be achieved by reducing power consumption, identifying the most popular green IT implementations and exploring the primary business concerns inhibiting green IT deployments.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008 — 2 p.m. EDT

Service Catalog 2008: Trends and Tips http://www.emausa.com/ema_lead.php?ls=scconstwebpr1008&bs=scconstws1008

This Webinar, led by EMA senior consultant Stewart Cole, will explore findings from a recent EMA study on service catalog best practices in the enterprise. Key issues he will discuss include reasons to implement a service catalog, real-world benefits from service catalog implementations and how to measure the success of your service catalog.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008 — 2 p.m. EDT

How to Apply ITIL to Security and Risk Management http://www.emausa.com/ema_lead.php?ls=bomgaroctwebpr1008&bs=bomgaroctweb1008

EMA research director Scott Crawford, Bomgar co-founder and vice president of product strategy Nathan McNeill, and BMC solutions architect Doug Bagley will explain how to apply ITIL to security and risk management initiatives. They will cover the gaps in IT management disciplines that plague security, what ITIL is and why so many are adopting it and how ITIL best practices improve security.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 — 2 p.m. EDT

Network Management 2008: Megatrends in Technology, Process and Organization http://www.emausa.com/ema_lead.php?ls=nmwebpr1008&bs=nmweb1008

EMA vice president Dennis Drogseth and EMA senior analyst Jim Frey will share key results from the latest EMA research study on network management. Drogseth and Frey will explore how networking organizations are changing to support systems management and the management of remote locations. They also will provide answers to popular questions, including what are the top issues with network management today, where should companies look for help, what are top priorities in network management, and what types of organizational, cultural and process changes are occurring in parallel with changes in technology.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008 — 11 a.m. EDT

ITIL V3: Making Business Services Serve the Business http://www.emausa.com/ema_lead.php?ls=asgitilwebpr1008&bs=asgitilweb1008

ITIL version 3, the latest version of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), represents a significant advancement for the practice of business service management (BSM). During this Webinar, EMA senior analyst Paul Burns and ASG senior vice president of marketing and product management Brent Brightwell, will highlight ITIL v3 changes relevant to BSM, explore how BSM and CMDB technology can be used to help transition from ITIL v2 to ITIL v3, and review how ASG BSM products, including its metaCMDB, support the move to ITIL v3.

For more information, contact Guy Murrel at gmurrel@catapultpr-ir.com or 303-581-7760 x 18.

About Enterprise Management Associates

Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst and consulting firm dedicated to the IT management market. The firm provides IT vendors and enterprise IT professionals with objective insight into the real-world business value of long-established and emerging technologies, ranging from security, storage and IT Service Management (ITSM) to the Configuration Management Database (CMDB), virtualization and service-oriented architecture (SOA). Even with its rapid growth, EMA has never lost sight of the client, and continues to offer personalized support and convenient access to its analysts. For more information on the firm's extensive library of IT management research, free online IT Management Solutions Center and IT consulting offerings, visit http://www.enterprisemanagement.com.

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