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Automated File Transfer: MFT and WLA work together to orchestrate real-time data transfers across internal and external networks

Automated File Transfer: MFT and WLA Make the Perfect Pair

From data flows to workflows, managed file transfer (MFT) and workload automation (WLA) work together to orchestrate real-time data transfers between any environment, both internal and external to your network.

Don't Be Cloud-First, Be Cloud-Smart

Don’t Be Cloud First, Be Cloud Smart

Is cloud-first always the best choice? Experts from Gartner share the most important factors to consider when choosing on-prem, cloud (private or public), or multi-cloud architectures.

Robi's Universal Guide to Cloud Automation

What is Cloud Automation? Universal Guide

Everything you need to know about automation and orchestration in multi-cloud, hybrid cloud, and hybrid IT environments.

Blog Data Pipeline Orchestration for DataOps Watch video

Data Pipeline Orchestration for DataOps – Explainer Video

Keep the flow of data secure, centrally governed, and fully automated with end-to-end orchestration.

6 Cloud Automation Use Cases Every IT Pro Should Know

6 Cloud Automation Use Cases Every IT Pro Should Know

Learn how enterprises are centrally automating and orchestrating cloud, multi-cloud, hybrid cloud, and containerized microservices.

What's New in Universal Automation Center V7.2

3 Big Updates You’ll Love in Universal Automation Center V7.2

UAC’s latest release offers a new modern interface, universal monitors, and enhancements to jobs-as-code, workflow creation, security, integrations, and more. These are our three favorites.

What is a cloud scheduler?

What is a Cloud Scheduler?

Cloud schedulers automate anything from cloud infrastructure to data pipelines. Each cloud service provider offers a scheduler with a unique feature set, but they’re all part of a broader group of cloud automation solutions.

Exploring DevOps Automation Integrations for the UAC

Exploring DevOps Automation Integrations for the UAC

Integration between UAC and development tools helps you automate DevOps processes in your CI/CD pipeline — and control them all from one single pane of glass.

Exploring cloud automation integrations for the UAC

Exploring Cloud Automation Integrations for the UAC

Developing secure integrations between cloud solutions and automation platforms is the key to creating end-to-end cloud orchestration.

Exploring integrations for data pipeline automation - Stonebranch UAC

Exploring Data Pipeline Automation Integrations for the UAC

Integration is key to centralizing control of all automated processes along your data pipeline. Learn to orchestrate the secure flow of data throughout your organization.

What is Job Scheduling? How Has it Evolved?

What is Traditional Job Scheduling? How Has it Evolved?

Read this blog post about the first evolutionary step after the manual execution of jobs and tasks to learn how enterprise job scheduling has evolved.

What is Batch Processing and How Has it Evolved?

What is Batch Processing and How Has it Evolved?

A quick guide to the history of batch processing and its modern alternatives, such as job scheduling, workload automation, and service orchestration.

Stonebranch Online 2021 Poll Infographic - Header Image

Infographic: What's Changed in IT Automation and Orchestration?

Attendees of the 2021 Stonebranch Online virtual summit offered their perspectives on modern IT ecosystems. This infographic summarizes their responses and identifies some key trends facing IT, data, and development teams today.

Meta-Orchestration of Data Pipeline Tools Across Multi-Cloud and Hybrid IT Environments

Meta-Orchestration of Data Pipeline Tools Across Multi-Cloud and Hybrid IT Environments

Recent research from SAPinsider shows that more companies are moving to the cloud. The most successful of them are meta-orchestrating their data management tools across the resulting hybrid IT environments.

The Cloud is Agile. Your IT Automation Tools Should Be Too.

The Cloud is Agile. Your IT Automation Tools Should Be Too.

The cloud is driving change in many ways, including how the industry approaches IT automation. Making automation available on-demand to match the agile nature of cloud service providers is what the business now requires. Learn how modern service orchestration and automation platforms enable central IT teams to fully democratize automation.

Use DataOps to Reduce Data Analytics Cycle Times

Use DataOps to Reduce Data Analytics Cycle Times

DataOps brings together data architects, data scientists, IT managers, and developers — and incorporating dev/test/prod lifecycles into data cycles — to reduce the cycle time of data pipeline development and enables business users to achieve their goals.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Week 5 Highlights

Stonebranch Online 2021: Week 5 Highlights

The final week of Stonebranch Online 2021 focused on the developer community — first, demonstrating how the UAC enables DevOps strategies for our customers, and second, in a conversation with Stonebranch’s own UAC developers.

What is Workload Automation (WLA)—and How is it Changing?

Read this blog post and learn why workload automation is the best practice for using software to schedule and manage tasks related to business processes and transactions.