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Data Center Automation

Software Reviews covers 18 products in the Data Center Automation market. Fast track your research by exploring our Data Quadrant, sorting the software, purchasing our Data Center Automation Category Report, or diving deeper into an individual product. Arm yourself with real data so you can make better decisions with more confidence.

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Category Features
  • Backup
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  • Discovery
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  • Lights out data center
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  • Patching Automation
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  • Process Automation
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  • Provisioning
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  • Remediation
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  • Server Configuration Insight
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  • Standard and Policy Compliance
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  • Task Monitoring
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  • Task Scheduling

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OpenNebula

OpenNebula

OpenNebula is a simple yet powerful and flexible turnkey open-source solution to build Private Clouds and manage Data Center virtualization. OpenNebula’s maturity builds upon 10 years of software releases and thousands of enterprise deployments, being squared-up amongst industry and research leaders.

8.9

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+99

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
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91%

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18Reviews

Red Hat

Red Hat Ansible Automation

In a complex IT environment, even the smallest tasks can take forever. Sprawling systems are hard to develop, deploy, and maintain. Business demands only increase complexity, and IT teams struggle with management, availability, and cost.

8.6

Composite Score

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+85

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
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86%

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40Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager

Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.

7.8

Composite Score

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+78

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

81%

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215Reviews

Micro Focus

Data Center Automation

Micro Focus Data Center Automation (DCA) detects and remediates patch vulnerabilities; regulatory and enterprise compliance risks across servers, databases and middleware. DCA proactively manages to policy-based objectives, with closed-loop remediation and exception handling.

7.8

Composite Score

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+80

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

85%

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21Reviews

PuppetLabs

Puppet Enterprise

Puppet Enterprise makes it easy to automate the provisioning, configuration and ongoing management of your machines and the software running on them. Make rapid, repeatable changes and automatically enforce the consistency of systems and devices – across physical and virtual machines, on premise or in the cloud.

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+73

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

80%

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9Reviews

OpenStack

Openstack

OpenStack software controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, managed through a dashboard or via the OpenStack API. OpenStack works with popular enterprise and open source technologies making it ideal for heterogeneous infrastructure.

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+35

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

70%

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7Reviews

NEC Corporation of America

MasterScope Virtual Data Center Automation

Virtual DataCenter Automation automates not only the deployment of virtual machines but also all the setup tasks needed to make those virtual machines available for the actual work, from storage assignment and network configuration to the installation and monitoring setup of applications.

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+94

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

82%

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6Reviews

Cisco Systems

CISCO Data Center Automation Suite

Cisco provides automation modules that allow for assimilation at a pace that is comfortable for your organization. Start with infrastructure automation, and when you're ready, expand your capabilities to enterprise and hybrid cloud or application automation. All modules work together and are operated using a common interface, which simplifies service lifecycle management. You can trust Cisco for data center automation that gets your business where it needs to be, as fast as it needs to be there.

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Composite Score

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+85

Emotional Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

75%

Likeliness to Recommend

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to Recommend

4Reviews