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Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools

20 August 2012 ID:G00231576 Analyst(s): Jeffrey M. Brooks, Jarod Greene VIEW SUMMARY IT service desk tools themselves are no longer sufficient for maintaining business productivity. IT organizations selecting these tools should use this Magic Quadrant to evaluate vendors regarding technical requirements and ongoing infrastructure and operations maturity improvement efforts. Market Definition/Description IT service support management (ITSSM) tools offer a tighter integration of functions that correlates with the activities of the broader IT support organization. ITSSM tools leverage a business view of IT services, enabling the IT support organization to quickly resolve or escalate issues and problems, improve root cause isolation, and provide higher levels of business user satisfaction. Using this business view, IT support organizations manage incidents, problems and service requests throughout their life cycles at a more efficient and effective rate. ITSSM tools also enable organizations…