Network administrators and IT managers know that the ramifications of one small change to a company’s critical servers or network devices- such as routers, switches, and firewalls- depend on whether the change is desired or not.
Configuration control solutions give organisations greater controls over service-affecting changes and provide the foundation of a proactive security strategy. This paper details:
- How one minor, unapproved change can turn into a major disaster
- How configuration control solutions can help demonstrate IT compliance to regulations and policies, enhance security, and increase IT availability
- How configuration control helps conserve the IT organisation’s most valuable resource – its staff