Configuration Management Databases

Configuration Management Databases Overview

What is CMDB Software?

CMDB Software, or configuration management database software, is a repository for configuration items (CI), a subset of IT assets that describe how the system that comprises IT assets are structured and of what it is composed.

These records and data are used in analyses, change management, or in the event a system should need to be reconstructed.

Configuration Management Databases Products

(1-11 of 11) Sorted by Most Reviews

CA Service Management, with CA Service Desk Manager
30 ratings
12 reviews
CA Service Management, including CA Desk Manager, is a fully-featured ITSM platform, now from Broadcom. It competes with BMC Remedy, ServiceNow, FrontRange ITSM, Cherwell Service Management etc. It is based on technology acquired by CA in 2010 with Nimsoft, and is now supported by Broadcom since the…
BMC Helix Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
12 ratings
3 reviews
The BMC Helix Configuration Management Database (CMDB, formerly known as Atrium CMDB) is a configuration management database.
ServiceNow Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
5 ratings
1 review
The ServiceNow Configuration Management Database (CMDB) is designed to capture current and accurate configuration data and may be integrated with other ServiceNow asset and issue tracking applications. It is available on the Now Platform, and can be built into any workflow.
Device42
0 ratings
1 review
Device42 is presented by the vendor as a comprehensive, agentless discovery system for Hybrid IT. They state Device42 can continuously discover, map, and optimize infrastructure and applications across data centers and cloud, providing accurate views of an IT ecosystem. Device42 intelligently groups…
ASG metaCMDB
ASG's metaCMDB is a configuration management database.
Micro Focus Configuration Management System (formerly HP CMS)
Micro Focus Configuration Management System, formerly from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, is a configuration management and CMDB solution.
i-doit
i-doit is an open source IT documentation and configuration management database (CMDB).
Snow ITSM Enhancer
Snow's ITSM Enhancer can automatically build and maintain a CMDB, providing a single source of trusted asset information to support some of the most critical ITIL and service management processes. The vendor states that with this data, service desks can better focus on providing service.
IBM Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database
IBM's Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database is as the name would suggest a configuration management database.
Micro Focus Universal CMDB (formerly HP Universal CMDB)
Micro Focus Universal CMDB (formerly HP Universal CMDB) is a configuration management database supported by Micro Focus and acquired from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
ServiceNow IT Asset Management
ITSM / ITOM specialist ServiceNow launched its software asset management solution in 2017. Built on the Now Platform, the ServiceNow IT Asset Management bundle, which includes the CMDB module also as well as the relatively new SAM module, allows users to manage software licenses and hardware assets…