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The Stonebranch Top 10: Most Popular IT Automation Blogs, White Papers, Videos, Success Stories and More from 2020
IT automation changes fast: WLA evolves into SOAP. Everything-as-code transforms DevOps. The scope of hybrid IT continues to expand. Stonebranch is committed to providing educational resources that help I&O leaders keep up with a dizzying pace of change.
What is Hyperautomation, and Where Does Workload Automation Fit?
The meaning of the term “hyperautomation” isn’t obvious from the name. Yet, according to Gartner, hyperautomation is one of the most important strategic technology trends of 2020 and 2021. Learn what it is and why IT Ops should be paying attention. Read this article to learn more.
Workload Automation VS Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms—and Why it Matters
Workload automation is still a vital part of IT automation. However, by adding comprehensive orchestration to the picture, enterprises can now automate across hybrid IT environments and an unlimited number of disparate on-premises and cloud systems. In this article we discuss the differences between WLA and SOAP
Workload Automation is Dead, Long Live Workload Automation!
As organizations began moving to hybrid IT environments, workload automation's future was uncertain. But WLA adapted and is now more important than ever. Learn how workload automation is different from, but still central to, service orchestration and automation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What is a Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP): Six Key Components
This article deep dives into Gartner’s new SOAP category, with the goal of understanding key differentiating capabilities, a little history, and how it helps enterprises achieve IT orchestration and automation across their business.
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.
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.