ITIL® Application Management
ITIL® application management is considered as the amplification of the process of release management where the main focus is on the application lifecycle. ITIL® Application management is completely dedicated to the subject of managing application in any organization keeping short-term and long-term benefits in consideration. It starts from the initial business and ends with the retirement.
Another major application of ITIL® application management is the interaction with IT service management disciplines that contains service delivery, infrastructure management and service support. ITIL® application management also deals with the technological components of the organization that includes management of hardware, operating systems and middleware. It provides a comprehensive and end-to-end description of all the management processes applied in the company. This is also termed as value added service as it helps in refining of the framework as well.