Marlin is the preeminent provider of credit products and services to small businesses nationwide, delivering exceptional value and service to our customers, creating a rewarding environment for our employees and generating superior returns for our shareholders. IT departments and IT service providers may only deliver IT services, or may also be providers of business services. A grace period of two hours will be applied to all rentals; customers who return equipment within that two-hour period will not be charged an additional fee.
BSM software is an outgrowth of network management systems as the software tracks the performance and availability of the networks components across a data center. 4 Traditional network management systems focus on measuring and monitoring the technical metrics and trends of IT applications and infrastructure. The primary users of these systems are technicians and systems administrators in the operations organization. Although these systems enable the IT operations team to identify problem areas from a technical point-of-view for a given piece of the infrastructure, significant gaps exist in determining the business impact of a specific problem. For example, if a router and a server fail at the same time, these systems offer no way for the network operations center operator to determine which of these is more critical or which business services have been impacted by the failure of these devices.
Last, business continuity and disaster recovery as well as data center migration projects receive invaluable data from accurate and always up-to-date service models. Comparing the configuration of existing business services to those created in their image for redundancy or migration purposes is easy. Understanding the configuration prior to initiating a project is also straight-forward.
Leases, such as vehicles, office equipment, computers, furniture, machinery, cell towers, etc., have historically been managed by individual or regional offices making them unlikely … Read More..Read More →