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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.

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Workflow Automation vs Workload Automation: Differences, Overlap and Synergies

Explore the differences between Workload and Workflow Automation, where they overlap, and how they can support one another.

What is a DataOps Tool: Five Core Capabilities

What is a DataOps Tool: Five Core Capabilities

DataOps tools are part of an emerging technology category that helps organizations streamline data delivery and improve productivity with process integrations and automations.

Infrastructure as Code Best Practices: Watch the Demo

Infrastructure as Code Best Practices: Watch the Demo

Looking for infrastructure-as-code best practices? Here's how Stonebranch automates new SaaS cloud deployments with Universal Automation Center.

Workload Automation Software Through the Years: 40+ Years of Progress

Workload Automation Software Through the Decades: 40+ Years of Progress

Though the workload automation (WLA) market is very mature, it’s beginning to exhibit the characteristics of a much younger market.

What is a data pipeline? Definitions you need to know

What is a Data Pipeline? Definitions You Need to Know

What is a data pipeline? Learn about the terminology used when discussing a data pipeline, including definitions related to DataOps.

Stonebranch Online 2022: Pre-Built and Custom Automation Integrations

Automation Integrations for Stonebranch UAC: How to Get Started

Automation integrations help extend and future-proof your UAC investment. Here’s how to get started, whether you’re downloading from the Integration Hub or building your own.

Stonebranch Online 2022: B2B Managed File Transfer with UDMG – Answers to Your Questions

B2B MFT with Universal Data Mover Gateway: Answers to Your Questions

Get answers to all your questions about Universal Data Mover Gateway (UDMG), the Stonebranch solution for B2B managed file transfer.

Using webhook integrations for event-driven automation

Using Webhook Integrations for Event-Driven Automation

Need to share real-time data updates from one application to another? Webhooks are a fast and easy way to enable event-driven automation.

Stonebranch Online 2022: Data Pipelines and Self-Service Automation

Stonebranch Customers Talk Data Pipeline and Self-Service Automation

ING Group, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Vermont Information Processing reveal how they democratize automation and orchestrate data pipelines with the Universal Automation Center.

Stonebranch Online 2022: Multi-Cloud and Hybrid IT Automation

Cloud Automation: Customer Success Stories

Stonebranch customers share practical, real-world approaches to automate and orchestrate jobs across cloud and hybrid IT environments.

SBOL2022: Orchestrate the Universe Keynote Session

Stonebranch Online 2022 Opening Keynote

The first week of Stonebranch Online 2022 has come to a close – are you watching along with us? Here’s a refresher on our opening keynote.

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Data Pipeline Automation: End-to-End Orchestration

How to automate a data pipeline to orchestrate, manage, and maintain the movement of data between solutions.

Stonebranch Online 2022 Virtual Event Series: October 4 – November 10

Stonebranch Online 2022 Virtual Event Series

Stonebranch Online 2022’s IT automation webinars offer something for everyone: cloud teams, developers, IT operations, data teams, business users, and anyone who wants to orchestrate their universe!

Robi's Universal Guide to Managed File Transfer (MFT)

Managed File Transfer (MFT): Robi's Universal Guide

What is MFT? This guide offers everything you need to know about using managed file transfer to securely move data inside and outside of your enterprise.

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What is Managed File Transfer?

Read this blog post to learn more about managed file transfer (MFT), and how to facilitate secure data transfers throughout a network.

Automated Kubernetes Deployment for the Modern Enterprise

Automated Kubernetes Deployment for the Modern Enterprise

Gartner predicts 90% of enterprises will use containers by 2026. Will you be prepared to automate applications within these temporary environments? Keep reading to learn how.