The Tivoli User Community presents a free webcast with the IBM Cloud team:
EXTENDING YOUR ACTUALIZATION INTO THE CLOUD - a Community Focus Webcast Webcast time: Monday, June 9, 2011 -- 11:00AM Eastern USA Sign up for this webcast >>
To learn more about the TUC Community Focus on Cloud and Virtualization click here The Tivoli User Community offers FREE Webcasts to all members. Click here to join today
Description: The benefits from cloud computing seem clear: cost
reduction, better flexibility, scale to meet business demands, etc.
However, getting to cloud involves a lot of decisions. Learn how some
of your colleagues are leveraging Tivoli solutions to automate
virtualized environments and move to private clouds.
Moe Abdula, IBM Director of Service Automation and Cloud Solutions and
Bowman Hall, IBM Director, Cloud Computing Client Engagements
you become a member you can join a local or virtual user group, take
advantage of our online education and certification resources as well as
our networking and collaboration tools. Other benefits
include; Pulse Conference Discounts codes; 40% Discount on Tivoli books
from IBM Press, Free certification testing at local user group meetings
and much more! Membership is free. Click here to join today
is the "Ask the Experts online Jam (ATE)", and how does it work?of 12 hours (8am eastern - 8pm eastern USA) through the TUC
Ask the Experts Online Jam tool.Your
questions along with the answers are then archived on the TUC website to be
uses as a reference for all the worldwide TUC members.
Gohere to learn all of the details on how the
ATE tool works.
What topics will be covered during
the ATE? Application Management & Monitoring Asset Management Change & Configuration Management Cloud computing - service management solutions Network, Service Assurance & Event Management Security Management Server & Provisioning Management Service Desk & Service Catalog Storage Management Workload Management z/OS Systems Management
What time is the ATE Jam session?
Eastern USA - Wednesday, May
11th, 2011 at 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Launches Service Management Connect to bring together customers, partners and IBM
experts on Integrated Service Management
IBM has been very
aggressive in building an extensive library of content to help customers in
their integrated service management journey.To make this journey even easier IBM
is announcing a new community called Service Management
Connect to bring together its vast library of assets and IBM
technical experts to answer your questions and receive your input.
help customers in their service management journey IBM
is announcing a new technical Web community called Service Management
Service Management Connect community will be comprised of a number of
sub-communities focused on specific service management topics
first sub-community to go live will be Business Service Management, it
will be followed by sub-communities for Endpoint Management, Data Center
Automation, Application Performance Management, Network and Service
Assurance, Security, Asset Management, Storage, Cloud and Virtualization,
Platform Management and System z.
Management Connect will provide a direct path to IBM
service management experts and promote fast effective two-way
communications between customers and IBM
on a variety of service management topics.
will be able to leverage the community to interact with IBM
experts and discuss product capabilities and open product enhancement
requests to help with the future direction of products.
community will provide an open dialog where customers can discuss what
they like and what they would like to see enhanced and discuss their
experiences using integrated service management.
community will provide a meeting place for interaction with peers and IBM
Business Partners, in addition to IBM’s
own experts. It will truly be a one stop shop for interaction and
information related to service management.
community will bring together the vast array of service management assets
that IBM and our partners are continuously producing.
All the forums, Wikis and blogs that contain whitepapers, videos, best practices,
tricks and tips will be organized by descriptive service management
categories making everything easy to find.
addition, for the architects, a series of reference architectures will be made
available this year to provides a proven template solution for an architecture
for a particular domain.These reference
architectures will be made available through the ISM Library and will be
supported through forums on Service Management Connect.The Business Service Management reference
architecture will be made available in the first quarter.Learn more about reference architectures.
Check out this overview video for Service Management Connect:
Service Management Connect compliments
the existing service management communities
Service Management – Provides editorials on industry trends and latest
industry news.Delivers blogs on hot topics
in service management and highlights recent customer’s experiences with service
User Groups – Facilitate networking with other users both face to face
through local user groups and on the Web through the Tivoli User Group
Community.Collaboration and learning
with 30,000 peer users, BPs, and technology experts to optimize the business value of
technology solutions. http://www.tivoli-ug.org/
Tivoli Endpoint Manager, Built on BigFix Technology
Smarter, Faster, Endpoint Management!
you manage thousands of endpoints on multiple platforms from the same console?
Do you know exactly what assets you have at all times, understand who, how and
why are people using them? Can you distribute software and fixes to each of
them, maintain control and compliance reports for roaming equipment while at
the same time reduce the amount of energy your endpoints consume?
On February 1st, IBM announced the availability of
the new, IBM Tivoli Endpoint
Manager, for managing and securing physical and virtual endpoints.Built on BigFix technology, Tivoli Endpoint Manager
combines endpoint and security management into a single solution that
enables companies to see and manage virtually all endpoints — servers,
desktops, roaming laptops, and specialized equipment such as point-of-sale
devices, ATMs and self-service kiosks.
Value to Customers: Continuous Visibility and Control for
IT organizations are constantly seeking ways to manage
complexity and reduce costs, while providing services to end users that
increase productivity and business efficiencies.IBM
Tivoli Endpoint Manager, built on BigFix technology, contributes to those
goals – by allowing clients to consolidate previously disparate functions and
processes in endpoint management and security to maximize efficiencies, reduce
risk and costs and provide quality services to end users no matter how
distributed or complex the environment.
Tivoli Endpoint Manager delivers value from the smallest of
companies to the very largest organizations.A single Tivoli Endpoint Manager management server is capable of
managing up to 250,000 endpoints.The
solution can be installed in a matter of hours, and provides customers with a fast
Interested in learning more?
Check out Jim
Resch, IBM Technical Sales Specialist, describe how great IBM Tivoli Endpoint
Manager really is.
And if you want to talk directly to our customers,
visit us at Pulse.
Come see for yourself how companies of all sizes are
leveraging Tivoli Endpoint Manager, built on BigFix technology to achieve unparalleled visibility,
control and automation.
Social networking opportunities:
Take a moment to share your experiences, knowledge and
questions around endpoint management
2010 has been an outstanding year for the Global Tivoli User Community with over 4,000 clients/ business partners attending 206 user group meetings around the world! Never before has our user community been so strong with over 25,000 on-line members and 3,500 of those members creating public profiles for greater online networking.
Here are some incredible stats:
120+ clients presented at the 206 user group meetings
Our fist big event of 2011 will be Pulse, as the User Community is going to be at Pulse in the User Community Networking Area. Question for you: Will you be attending IBM's Premier Service Management conference of the year--Pulse 2011? Check out this video on Pulse.
Congratulations! And the winner of the Apple iPad is....
Richard Whybrow of Hertz Australia for his Interview style video on how "IBM Tivoli software Products Rock". Richard is a member of the Australian IBM Tivoli User Group - Melbourne and his Tivoli interests are: Datacenter Management Tools, IT for Growing Business, Network Service Assurance and Event Managment along with Security and Storage. This well rounded individual produced an wonderful Tivoli Storage Manager with Maximo video! Take a few minutes to view the video. As the Grand prize winner Richard won an Apple iPad and lots of praise from his peers and user groups members.
Richard was one of the many contributors for the Video contest hosted by the Global Tivoli User Community over the past 5 months.
You can read more about how you can contribute to the library of videos produced by IBM Tivoli clients and business partners here.
Submitted by: Richard Whybrow from a major car rental company provides a glimpse of his IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) setup, operation, plus Help Desk Services Infrastructure and Systems Management.
Submitted by: Michelle Varner.A business man is making a sales call to demonstrate the value add that Tivoli products bring to a business, but has also brought along a few friends to demonstrate how those products rock.
Submitted by: Nathan Cable. This 10 minute how-to video will show you how to install the TSM backup client on a RedHat Enterprise Linux server, complete with GUI and service-based scheduler. Targeted at TSM admins who may not have extensive Linux experience, or Linux admins new to TSM.
Take a few moments to view the videos and vote for your favorite. To vote you'll need to be a member of the Global Tivoli User Community. If you are not a member already, free membership is only 2 minutes away from your ability to vote for your favorite. Become a member today by clicking here.
Voting privileges are available until November 16th. Winners will be announced on November 23, 2010.
The grand prize winner will receive an iPad so be apart of history and vote today!