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EMA Announces IT Management Webinars for July
Jul 08, 2008 (10:07 AM EDT)

BOULDER, Colo., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) ( ), 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 July 2008.

The EMA(TM) Webinars set for July include: Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 2 p.m. Eastern The Cost of Non-Compliance: Automated Change Management to the Rescue

EMA research director Lisa Erickson-Harris and Numara product manager Don Cholish will explain how automated change management can help IT and business managers comply with regulatory and corporate requirements. They will cover key considerations for designing an effective change management process, how to jumpstart compliance and change management initiatives, and how change management automation help managers stay on top of effective tracking and reporting.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 2 p.m. Eastern

Strengthening Detection and Accelerating Incident Response through Live Threat Intelligence

Recent incidents have proven that the threat environment has become increasingly sophisticated and lucrative. EMA analyst Michael Montecillo and NetWitness chief security officer, Eddie Schwartz will cover the most prevalent threats to security, methods you can use to detect attacks, how to efficiently shorten the incident response lifecycle, and the components of a live threat intelligence model.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 - 1 p.m. Eastern

The Future of CMDBs: What Does ITIL Version 3 and the New Federated Universe Really Mean

Join EMA vice president, Dennis Drogseth and Mahesh Kumar, HP product marketing director, as they discuss the future of the Configuration Management Database (CMDB). Specific areas they will cover include the requirements of ITIL's Configuration Management System (CMS), how to evolve from dependency mapping to CMDB to CMS, ways to accelerate your deployment using automated dependency mapping, and a practical approach to federating with existing data repositories.


For more information, contact Guy Murrel at or 303-581-7760 x 17.

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 .

CONTACT: Guy Murrel, +1-303-581-7760, ext. 17,,for Enterprise Management Associates

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