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Automate Big Data Pipelines: End-to-End Orchestration

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

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Five Key Solutions within the Universal Automation Center Platform

What does the Universal Automation Center platform really do? Hint, way more than job scheduling. This primer is for anybody interested in taking full advantage of the platform’s powerful real-time hybrid IT orchestration and automation capabilities.

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The Road to DevOps: How IT Automation Unites IT Ops and Developers

DevOps brings together the previously siloed IT Operations and Developer teams, combining them into one IT project taskforce focused on the highest quality output and IT environment management for their organization. In this infographic, discover how IT automation helps IT operations and developers work together to transform IT with the DevOps methodology.

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Self-Service IT Automation: Create Citizen Automators

Workload automation solutions have successfully expanded their capabilities by harnessing the power of integrations. As organizations look to increase productivity and efficiency, enabling business users with self-service IT automation via upstream integrations is becoming central to their IT strategy.

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Cloud Automation - Platform Approach To Improve IT Operations

Explore how cloud automation is used to orchestrate workloads and data pipelines between applications and platforms. Plus, learn about the various tools and platforms that have changed the market landscape.

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Workflow Automation vs Workload Automation: Differences, Overlap and Synergies

IT Automation comes in many flavors. Workflow and Workload automation look, and even sound, very much the same. However, each of them has a unique purpose. Learn how they are different, where they overlap and where there are potential synergies.

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The Stonebranch Online Educational Forum has reached the halfway mark. Here, we take a look back at some of the highlights of the series so far.

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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.

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Key Features of Job Scheduling Software and What’s New

Job scheduling may not be a new technology. However, scheduling software has dramatically changed along with the evolution of IT. Modern updates include supporting organizations by proactively reducing errors, offering a single point of visibility and control, improving ease-of-use for all kinds of end users, and expanding into the cloud.

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Introducing Stonebranch Online – Overview of this Must-See Virtual Event Series

Registration is now open for Stonebranch Online, a virtual education series featuring presentations from prominent customers and Stonebranch executives. Read on to learn about sessions that cover several exciting new Stonebranch features including infrastructure-as-code, jobs-as-code, and how to manage automation across your hybrid IT environment.

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SaaS Workload Automation – Benefits and Advantages

Explore the benefits of deploying a workload automation solution via a cloud-based SaaS model. Top reasons include the elimination of infrastructure requirements and the ability to easily upgrade to the latest version.

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Workload Automation Integrations and What To Look For

Being able to centrally manage automation via integrations is an important way for enterprises to manage disparate and often siloed IT systems. This article defines workload automation integrations, and gives tips around how to future proof your next investment.

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11 Ways to Prepare for A Workload Automation Migration

Learn how to ensure a successful workload automation migration project with a process-driven approach to converting from one solution to another.

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Workload Automation Case Study: European Bank Migrates off the Mainframe with Workload Automation

Learn how a Dutch Bank automates workloads as part of their mainframe modernization project by replacing IBM TWS/IWS with Stonebranch Universal Automation Center, reducing costs and improving the transparency of their IT processes.

Static vs Dynamic IT Automation and How They Work Together

Although some organizations have completely evolved their IT operations using dynamic, event-based workload automation, others utilize both static and dynamic IT Automation to fulfill their enterprise-wide automation needs. Here we explain how traditional static job scheduling and dynamic workload automation concepts can come together to automate processes across the entire enterprise, regardless of environment.

What is DevOps, Why Does it Exist, and How Does it Help?

Organizations following the curve of modernization require the adoption of DevOps automation in order to remain competitive and offer the kind of seamless digital business landscape expected. In this blog article, learn how organizations leverage a DevOps model, and how modern workload automation solutions can support a Jobs-as-Code model.

Cloud Orchestration and Automation Explained

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.

Workload Automation for Hybrid Cloud Management

Learn how IT operations professionals are leveraging workload automation solutions to support their hybrid IT strategies and hybrid cloud management.

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