The best-practice guide to managing IT infrastructuresanow fully updated! IT Systems Management is an up-to-the-minute guide to maintaining stable, responsive IT production environments. Top IT systems management expert Rich Schiesser illuminates both the theoretical and practical aspects of systems management, using methods and examples drawn from decades of experience leading and consulting with the worldas most complex enterprise IT organizations. This thoroughly updated edition covers every systems management discipline and all elements of success: people, process, and technology. Schiesser shows how to apply best-practice system management throughout all IT infrastructure environments, from mainframe data centers to web-enabled systems, client/server and mid-range platforms to wireless and VoIP networks. Schiesser systematically addresses todayas most crucial issues, as well as emerging trends that will transform IT systems management. Youall find an entirely new chapter on using IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) effectively, plus new coverage ranging from managing outsourced functions to efficiently delivering aultra-speeda Internet connections. This edition includes more real-life examples throughout, and new interactive problems designed to give IT professionals even deeper insight. Coverage includes: ac Implementing bullet-proof processes in areas ranging from change management to production acceptance, capacity planning to storage ac Optimizing the apeoplea components of IT service delivery, from customer service to executive support ac Using technology to manage systems more efficiently and effectively ac Systematically managing performance, availability, and business continuity ac Reducing the cost and complexity of IT facilities management ac Taking a more strategic approach to security Rich Schiesser founded and owns RWS Enterprises, Inc., a consultancy that specializes in designing and implementing world-class IT infrastructures. His client list has included The Weather Channel, Amazon.com, and DIRECTV. He has led major IT infrastructure organizations at Hughes Aircraft, the City of Los Angeles, and Twentieth Century Fox. For nearly ten years, he managed the primary data center at Northrop Grumman, one of the worldas most advanced computer facilities. A former University of Phoenix faculty member, he has taught IT management at UCLA and California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). informit.com/phThe best-practice guide to managing IT infrastructuresanow fully updated! IT Systems Management is an up-to-the-minute guide to maintaining stable, responsive IT production environments.
|Title||:||IT Systems Management|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education - 2010-01-28|