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Orchestrate the Universe! Read the Stonebranch Online 2023 session overview

Orchestrate Your Universe with Stonebranch Online 2023

Over the course of 11 sessions, industry experts lead a journey through the universe of IT automation, service orchestration, and digital transformation.

Read the Blog Post: What is IT Automation?

What is IT Automation and How is it Changing?

There have been many changes to automation tools over the years. Explore what IT automation is, how it’s changed, and the many benefits it provides to both IT and business users across the enterprise.

Gartner Hype Cycle for I&O Automation 2022

Gartner Hype Cycle 2023: What's Next in I&O Automation?

Analysis of Gartner's annual Hype Cycle for I&O Automation report sheds light on innovation adoption, maturity, and ability to solve your real-life business opportunities. We’ve summarized 2023’s biggest changes here.

Blog: IT Operations Automation: Three Ways to Streamline Your Ops - Read Now!

IT Operations Automation: Three Ways to Streamline Your Ops

IT Ops pros spend an average of 70% of their time on manual tasks. Let's explore 3 ways IT operations automation can help you focus on what's important.

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Infrastructure Modernization: Automation is the Key

Infrastructure modernization is driven by automation. Explore the benefits of automating your conversion to the cloud and the applications within the cloud.

On Premises Automation vs SaaS: Which One is Right for You?

On Premises Automation vs SaaS: Which One is Right for You?

Weighing the benefits of on-premises automation vs a cloud approach? Discover the pros and cons of each — and make your decision future-proof.

DataStage Job Scheduler for DataOps Orchestration

DataStage Job Scheduler: Orchestration Improves Error Handling

Centralize control, improve error handling, and more — level-up your DataStage job scheduler by connecting it to a DataOps orchestrator like the Stonebranch Universal Automation Center (UAC).

What is Data Center Automation?

What is Data Center Automation?

Explore how to automate the data center, including its traditional four-wall setup and its evolved ecosystem of physical, virtualized, and public cloud-based systems. 

Self Service Automation: Best Practices for Organizational Efficiency

Self Service Automation: How to Empower Your Business

Self service automation can help break down organizational silos to boost employee efficiency. Check out these best practices to help your help desk reduce the burden of routine business requests.

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Workload Automation vs Runbook Automation: Best Practices

Explore the differences between workload automation and runbook automation to help you decide which approach best fits your needs.

What’s New in UAC Version 7.4: workload simulations, jobs as code, outbound webhooks, and more

What’s New in UAC Version 7.4

Do more in 7.4! The latest release of Universal Automation Center (UAC) offers many new features and enhancements, including workload simulations, jobs-as-code, and outbound webhooks.

Enterprise Workload Automation That Transforms Your Business

Enterprise Workload Automation That Transforms Your Business

Achieving end-to-end visibility, accessibility, and manageability of diverse business processes requires integrating SAP with enterprise WLA solutions. Read this blog to learn how we allow customers to direct, define & integrate SAP processes with any other type of processing.

Cloud Orchestration and Automation: True Hybrid Infrastructure

Cloud Orchestration and Automation: True Hybrid Infrastructure

When combined with Workload Automation (WLA), Cloud Orchestration is a powerful approach to breaking down platform and application silos. Learn to create real-time data pipelines, run workloads across hybrid environments, and gain management and control of your entire IT operation.

Jobs-as-Code: Automating Job Configuration Updates with Version Control

Jobs-as-Code: Automating Job Configuration Updates with Version Control

Jobs-as-code simplifies job configuration management through version control. Automation rules can be managed like any other code, making it easier to share and collaborate on complex workflows.

Workload Placement Strategies: Unlock the Full Potential of Your Hybrid IT Environment

Workload Placement Strategies: Unlock the Full Potential of Your Hybrid IT Environment

Achieve maximum business value by orchestrating workloads across on-premises, edge, colocation, and cloud infrastructure.

Airflow Event-Based Triggers with Stonebranch

Airflow Event-Based Triggers with Stonebranch

How to enable Apache Airflow to use event-based triggers for real-time data pipelines via the API.

Cloud Automation: Benefits and Tools in 2023

Cloud Automation: Benefits and Tools in 2023

Explore what cloud automation is and isn’t. Learn which tools exist to automate cloud service providers, SaaS applications, infrastructure, and security. And finally, learn the benefits of orchestration.

Gartner 2023 Market Guide to Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms (SOAP)

Top 5 Updates to the Gartner 2023 SOAP Market Guide

Gartner recently released an update to the 2021 Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP) Market Guide that defined a new category in automation. Read on to learn just how much has changed.