IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02

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Packt Publishing Ltd, May 13, 2010 - Computers - 260 pages
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This book closely follows the style of a practical, hands-on "how to" guide on working with OCS Inventory NG. The step-by-step approach, coupled with the use of visual aids, clear instructions, and real-world examples, makes it a fast-paced book. Upon the completion of this book, you will have the necessary skill set, know-how, and confidence to implement OCS Inventory NG to meet the demanding asset management needs of any organization. Then you can carry on using the book as reference material. This book targets an audience of system administrators and IT professionals who are required to implement, configure, customize, and work with IT Inventory and Asset Management solutions. The book does not presume any prior knowledge of inventory management, just a solid grasp of the server/client model and familiarity with the chosen operating system along with the necessary web server and database server terminologies. Anyone with an interest in inventorying IT assets and solving real-world resource management dilemmas will enjoy this book.

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A very good Asset Management book for beginners


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Barzan "Tony" Antal is a system administrator and network technician at a significant company that delivers industrial software, system integration, and IT solutions. He is also a professional technical writer with over 150 articles published across a large portfolio of prestigious websites covering topics of computer hardware, IT news, networking, security, software development, SEO/SEM, web and other technologies. Tony has acquired a really diversified experience in the fields of C&IT by passionately pursuing and attempting to apply "everything" as many times as possible in the real world. He is a strong believer in practicality and his down-to-earth approach helps him out as a consultant providing assistance and finding customized feasible solutions. During his writing endeavors this aching for viability always shines through. You can find his Article Index at http: // and his RSS Feed at http: //

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