So where's the beef? El Reg has it here:
IBM is adding self-management capabilities to Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager, Security Operations Manager, Monitoring and Change and Configuration Management Database.
- Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager gets tools for resource accounting, cost allocation and chargeback billing based on the resource usage.
- Tivoli Security Operations Manager receives autonomic add-ons that analyze data from throughout the data center to detect security threats.
- Tivoli Monitoring gets availability and performance monitoring with diagnostic data and automated corrective actions to boost performance and avoid availability hiccups.
- Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database will automatically track information spread across the computer systems in a company, such as details about servers, storage devices, networks, middleware, applications,
your children's' names— in order to help the IT staff get a better grip on infrastructure and dependencies.