Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

DSM (Distributed System Management)

A technology for managing the interconnected parts of a system. As managed items — i.e., components of applications, nodes, links or subsystems — become active, they must notify their manager of their status. DSM tools are capable of dealing with a limited number of distinct elements and require a strong directory.

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