HP has enhanced its Business Technology Optimization (BTO) portfolio with the release of new software and SaaS offerings for IT organizations to better manage change and problems across business services.
It has released Release Control 4.0 with integrations across the HP Business Service Automation portfolio, which enables better change approval decisions and provides visibility into change activity. It also minimizes service disruptions and lowers the risk of change by linking change process management to release execution.
The Business Availability Center 7.5 provides integrated business transaction management and problem isolation that assist in alignment of business priorities. It directly links end-user experience to network path performance and management for consistent service quality.
HP has said the new BTO offerings enable automation of the change life cycle by integrating the process and execution of changes such as application upgrades and infrastructure modifications. The new products feature technologies acquired from Bristol, Opsware, and Mercury Interactive.
Ben Horowitz, vice president and general manager of Business Technology Optimization at HP said: We deliver the complete solution that provides a consolidated view of change operations for impact assessment, improved decision support, change collaboration, automated execution and release.
The company expects to release the SaaS versions of Business Availability Center 7.5, Release Control 4.0 and UCMDB 7.5 by July 2008.