An IT executive under pressure to cut costs will be forced to consider a variety of options. Most options will ultimately lead down a single path: headcount reduction. One method for achieving this goal is the implementation of systems management software. This research note discusses:
- How software tools can be used to optimize and automate systems management processes.
- The leading vendors of systems management tools.
- Scenarios for successful cost cutting using a systems management solution.
Systems management software does involve upfront expenses, but if planned correctly, the enterprise stands to gain in the near-term from its implementation. Investigate the potential of systems management tools to save money.