HP merges Peregrine software into OpenView

Hewlett-Packard’s OpenView Service Desk now includes an integrated version of Peregrine Systems software, officials said. HP acquired Peregrine in September last year for $425 million to get its IT asset tracking tools and to catch up with rivals CA and IBM/Tivoli. HP’s approach also includes IT change management–that is, keeping track of not just IT inventory but also how it’s all configured.

For more on the software:
– see this IDG News article

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