Novell acquires Managed Objects

Novell today announced the acquisition of Managed Objects, a CMDB vendor, today.  They’re a leader in business service management software and will be a part of our SRM (systems and resource management) business unit.

Using their (our) products, customers can “extract IT configuration and workload information in near real-time into a robust CMDB, model how the IT configuration provides business services, and then generate visualizations and dashboards that dynamically show how IT aligns to business services.”