Topic: automation

Puppet is on a mission to help their customers fully embrace automation

Puppet has announced the addition of several new products to its portfolio, with the overall goal of helping customers accelerate their journey to automation. It has also revealed new additions to its partner ecosystem to help with this mission. “In order to harness the potential of the latest technologies, CIOs must execute on a roadmap … continue reading

What the new generation of automation technology means for digital transformation

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Defining the role of a Site Reliability Engineer

The Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is an emerging role in IT operations with more than 1,000 SRE job listings on LinkedIn. But while the role continues to gain traction, there is confusion about what it demands. Catchpoint, a digital experience monitoring company, released new survey findings to help understand how SREs play a part in … continue reading

How automation is redefining today’s enterprises

Today, the world is moving too fast. Companies are being pressured to act like software companies now. Technology is evolving at a tremendous rate: from cloud elasticity, to container innovation, to serverless computing and cloud functions. However, the high rate of change across technologies, tooling and practices makes it impossible to confidently know where to … continue reading

Setting up an SSH CA

When I first started looking after Unix systems, I spent most of my days in a remote shell. If you didn’t live in the data centre, that’s what you did, even before ssh replaced telnet. Since moving to Kubernetes, logging into a server may have become less common, but when things go really wrong, I … continue reading

CA Technologies rolls out workload automation solution

CA Technologies today announced a new release of CA Workload Automation AE (Autosys), its workload engine, with new features and integration with the CA Automic One Automation platform. Among the new capabilities is support for AWS and Azure Database services, providing a more reliable connection to these remote services. Usage is based on consumption, according … continue reading

WhereScape announces automated real-time streaming for IT teams

Data infrastructure automation solution provider WhereScape has announced new automated streaming capabilities. WhereScape automation with Streaming is designed to provide IT teams with real-time data flows and processing insight into their existing data infrastructure. Streaming supports the Internet of Things, sensor data, log files, retail purchases, social media content and other continuously generated data. In … continue reading

F5 launches Super-NetOps initiative

F5 Networks has announced the launch of the Super-NetOps Initiative. The program offers free training in order to help IT professionals deliver critical network operation functions through DevOps methodologies. The goal of the program is to help professionals learn skills that are necessary to standardize critical applications and reducing service time. “Network operations expertise is … continue reading

Micro Focus announces update to its Service Management Automation solution

Micro Focus today released SMA-X, the 10th version of its Service Management Automation platform with enhanced automation, analytics and collaboration. “This changes how end users interact with service management,” said Roy Ritthaler, vice president of product marketing, who joined Micro Focus from HPE. By adding chatbots and virtual agents, SMA-X “provides the modern service experience, … continue reading

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