Tivoli Software encompasses a set of products originally developed by Tivoli Systems Inc.. IBM bought the company and ran the operation as its Tivoli Software division. Additional products were acquired and run under the Tivoli portfolio brand. Since 2013 IBM appears to be phasing out use of the Tivoli Brand.
History of Tivoli Brand
Tivoli Systems Inc. was founded in Austin, Texas in 1989 by Bob Fabbio, Peter Valdes, Todd Smith and Steve Marcie who all were former IBM employees. Bob Fabbio in an interview indicated the purpose was to provide systems management on systems from a diverse set of vendors while at IBM he had been directed to focus on IBM products only. As an independent software vendor Tivoli Systems developed and sold Tivoli Management Environment (TME) "systems management" software and services. The then CEO Frank Moss saw the company listed on NASDAQ on March, 1995 and the subsequent merger into IBM in 1996.
Tivoli Software became a brand within IBM's Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure division. IBM initially grew the software portfolio under the Tivoli brand through development and acquisition. There are some thoughts this may have resulted in the brand containing a large set of overlapping and marginal products In April 2013 IBM renamed "Tivoli Software" Division to "Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure". IBM seems to continue to move from the Tivoli brand also as exampled by the explicit rebranding of Tivoli Storage Manager to IBM Spectrum Protect™ and the renaming of IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler to IBM Workload Scheduler as of release 9.3.
According to IT analyst research firm Gartner, Inc., IBM in 2012 owned the largest share of the "IT Operations Management" software market, with an 18% market share. IBM is also the leading provider of Enterprise Asset Management software, for the 7th consecutive year, according to ARC Advisory Group, a leading research analyst firm for industry and infrastructure.
Service Management Segments
- Cloud Management
- Virtualization Management
- Storage Management
- IT Service Management
- Application Performance Management
- Network Management
- System and Workload Automation
- Server, Desktop, Mobile Device Management & Security
- Enterprise Asset Management
- Facilities Management
List of IBM Tivoli products
- IBM Maximo Asset Management
- IBM TRIRIGA.
- IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager
- IBM Tivoli Storage Manager - Now known as IBM Spectrum Data Protect
- IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack
- IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler LoadLeveler
- IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager
- IBM OMEGAMON
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler - Now known as IBM Workload Schedule from release 9.3
- IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager
- IBM Tivoli Management Framework also known as Tivoli Framework
- IBM Tivoli Configuration and Change Management Database
- IBM Tivoli Identity Manager
- IBM Tivoli Access Manager
- IBM Tivoli Monitoring
- IBM Tivoli Netcool
Tivoli Management Framework
Tivoli Management Framework (TMF) is a CORBA-based systems and network management framework. It allows administrators to manage large numbers of remote locations or devices. In the early years of TMF's lifecycle it was a pre-requisite to several other key Tivoli components. With IBM's adoption and promotion of other non-TMF based products, such as Micromuse Netcool Omnibus in February 2006 and the increasing general acceptance of Secure Shell in preference to CORBA meant TMF entered the latter stages of Product Lifecycle. The final independent release version of TMF was 4.1.1 with release 4.3.1 supplied with and to Tivoli Configuration Manager 4.3.1 in 2008.
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus operations management software consolidates complex IT and network operation management tasks as the primary event management platform within the suite. 
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