Turnersville, N.J. — The Computer Measurement Group (CMG), a not-for-profit worldwide organization of IT professionals committed to ensuring the efficiency and scalability of IT service delivery to the enterprise through measurement, quantitative analysis and modeling, is making its conference proceedings from 1997 through 2005 available to the public.

The insurance industry is well represented in this organization. CMG’s VP, Frank Bereznay hails from Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif., and Rick Ralston, Humana Inc., Louisville, Ky., serves as one of the organization’s directors. With an overall goal of improving the measurement and management of computer systems, the organization invites members of the IT community representing all vertical markets to its annual conferences to network, study and evaluate advancements in technology.

And as the group plans its 34th International Conference to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 7th through 12th, 2008, its call for papers reinforces to these professionals responsible for planning, measuring, analyzing and managing the world’s largest IT infrastructures the importance of shared knowledge.

"For more than 30 years, CMG continues to be the source of unbiased and objective expert information and practical, real-life experiences," says Jaqui Lynch, CMG’08 general chair and chief of staff. "Submissions for papers and presentations at all levels are welcome, and we especially encourage papers on user experiences as well as ones that share one’s knowledge and expertise."

CMG reports that the conference papers now being made available are a wealth of information based on detailed knowledge and hands-on experiences of peers, subject matter experts and industry-recognized experts in fields/topics including but not limited to:

Accounting & Chargeback
Architecture & Technology
Capacity Planning
Database and Transaction Processing
Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
Distributed Systems
Enterprise Systems Management
I/O Subsystems/Storage
Internet/Intranet/World Wide Web
ITIL
Network Management
Mainframe-z/OS
Management
Modeling
Performance Management
Service Level Management
Software Performance Engineering
Unix/Linux
Virtualization
Windows
Workload Characterization

Previously only open to CMG members, these proceedings have for years been the source of detailed information supporting companies’ IT resources through efforts including but not limited to: solving performance and capacity problems, performing proper capacity planning and managing successful ITIL initiatives.

For more information, visit www.cmg.org/proceedings.

Source: Computer Measurement Group

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