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While IT orchestration and automation is our bread and butter, we understand that it is a complex and multifaceted topic that sparks conversation and inquiry. Our blog is our way of trying to address some of those questions, and build as diverse a knowledge base as possible for the Stonebranch community.

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Read the blog: The Expanding Role of Distributed Scheduling in Modern IT

The Expanding Role of Distributed Scheduling in Modern IT

Discover the benefits of distributed scheduling software solutions and the crucial role they play in managing complex, modern IT environments in real-time. 

Read the blog post: Job Orchestration Made Simple: Streamline Your IT Operations

Job Orchestration Made Simple: Streamline Your IT Operations

Why does IT have to be so complicated? Job orchestration helps you streamline automated tasks and end-to-end processes across the enterprise.

Modernize Mainframe Applications: 6 Strategies to Get it Done

Modernize Mainframe Applications: Strategies to Get it Done

Take a look at the benefits of mainframe modernization and explore six strategies to consider when you modernize your existing legacy mainframe applications.

Read the blog: Automation Trends 2024: Top Takeaways from the Annual Global State of IT Automation Report

Automation Trends 2024: Top Takeaways from the Annual Global State of IT Automation Report

The results are in! IT Ops, DevOps, DataOps, CloudOps, PlatformOps, and ITSM pros worldwide share their thoughts on automation and orchestration in the 2024 Global State of IT Automation report.

Read the blog post: 6 Top Trends in Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) for 2024

6 Top Trends in Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) for 2024

2024's top trends in infrastructure and operations (I&O), including genAI, IT orchestration, MLOps, and self-service automation.

Read the blog post: 5 Ways Mainframe Automation Can Transform Your Business Today

5 Ways Mainframe Automation Can Transform Your Business Today

Mainframes are the workhorses of the business world, processing critical transactions and data for many of the world's largest organizations. However, they can also be complex and time-consuming to manage. That's where mainframe automation comes in.

Read the blog post now: What is an Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration (IA&O) Tool?

What are Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration Tools?

Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration tools help manage the provisioning, deployment, and operation of infrastructure resources. Using IA&O, ITOps teams achieve scale, enable self-service to the business, and standardize consumption of cloud, on-premise, and edge computer resources.

Read the blog post: SAP ERP Integration: Unite Automation Across SAP R/3, NetWeaver, HANA, and Beyond

SAP Automation for NetWeaver, HANA, Fiori and Beyond

Tired of the limitations of SAP job schedulers? Stonebranch UAC offers powerful and flexible SAP ERP integrations that allow you to automate, monitor, and manage SAP R/3, NetWeaver, HANA, Fiori, and XSA processes with ease.

Read the blog post now: Top IT Automation Trends in 2024 and Beyond

Top IT Automation Trends in 2024: Hyperfocus on Agility and Efficiency

Few of our top nine IT automation trends are wholly new for 2024. Rather, most automation priorities are taking on a new urgency as enterprises demand faster, better, and more efficient digital products and services.

Mainframe Modernization: Automation Makes it Possible

Mainframe Modernization: Automation Makes it Possible

Convert mainframe-centric schedulers to a modern service orchestration and automation platform.

Read the blog post now: The Stonebranch Top 10: Most Popular IT Automation Research, Success Stories, Reports, and More from 2023

The Stonebranch Top 10: Most Popular IT Automation Research, Success Stories, Reports, and More from 2023

Gain valuable insights from 2023’s most popular research and reports — and use them as your springboard for IT automation success in 2024!

Read the blog and watch now: 9 One-Minute Insights from Stonebranch Online 2023

9 One-Minute Insights from Stonebranch Online 2023

These nine videos from Stonebranch Online 2023 cover everything from observability to digital transformation — in little more than a minute each.

Read the Blog Post: Unlock Observability Data within Workload Automation and Orchestration

Unlock Observability Data within Workload Automation and Orchestration

Observability enhances traditional monitoring by providing actionable insights based on telemetry data from disparate, loosely connected sources. Learn how to tap into telemetry data from your workload automation and orchestration solutions.

Read all about it! What's New in UAC Version 7.5

What's New in UAC Version 7.5

Stonebranch UAC 7.5 (Universal Automation Center 7.5) unlocks observability data, adds additional event-based trigger options, and makes it easy for SAP business users to automate processes.

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.

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.