Data Center Automation

August 05, 2020 IBM Raises Price on Software Support; Shoves Customers Toward the Cloud

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

April 14, 2020 TietoEVRY to Use Ayehu for SAP Automation

TietoEVRY is using Ayehu NG to automate activities in applications such as SAP. SAP automation has great potential to free up resources in applications teams.

April 14, 2020 TietoEVRY Touts Lack of Lock-In From Third-Party Automation Tool

TietoEVRY is using Ayehu for IT automation to avoid locking in its customers. TietoEVRY is betting on its relationship building and quality of service to retain accounts.

April 14, 2020 Ayehu Competes Based on Service

Ayehu is leveraging quality of service as a differentiator. Info-Tech expects that service will continue to become more important among software vendors.

April 14, 2020 Ayehu to Expand Footprint in Application Automation

Ayehu is expanding its footprint in automation in the applications space. Info-Tech expects that automation vendors will compete based on their application automation capabilities.

April 14, 2020 TietoEVRY and Ayehu Announce Partnership

TietoEVRY and Ayehu have announced a partnership. This partnership aligns with the strategic priorities of both companies.

March 24, 2020 Ayehu Announces Collaboration With Automation Anywhere

Ayehu announced that it will be collaborating with Automation Anywhere, a robotic process automation (RPA) solution provider. This collaboration is a complementary marriage of opposites with the potential to benefit both vendors.

January 08, 2020 Will Ansible Push Chef and Puppet Out of the Configuration Management Market?

Ansible from RedHat has steadily gained market share since its introduction and has now surpassed its two main rivals (underscoring how quickly things change in DevOps). Will Ansible push Chef and Puppet out of the open-source configuration management tool market?

December 17, 2019 Ayehu Enables Custom Activities

In its latest release, Ayehu has enabled users to create custom activities. This marks a significant shift in Ayehu’s product strategy.

November 22, 2019 Ansible Automation Platform Streamlines Automation Management

Red Hat Ansible Automation’s latest features enable organizations to better manage and leverage existing automation playbooks, plug-ins, and modules as the depth and breadth of automation continues to expand.

October 24, 2019 Ayehu Gives Helping Hand in Building Automation Workflows

Ayehu gives users a helping hand in building workflows. The firm’s strategy aligns with a trend in the automation market, in which vendors are competing over usability and ease of implementation.

August 22, 2019 Puppet Rolls Out Remediate

Puppet has rolled out Remediate. This release aligns with the ongoing consolidation between IT Operations and IT Security.

August 19, 2019 Ayehu Bridges Gap Between IT Ops and Sec Ops

Ayehu is working to bridge the gap between IT Operations and Security Operations. We expect to see more vendor product offerings follow suit.

July 23, 2019 Rundeck Embraces Self-Service as the Future of IT Operations

Rundeck markets itself as an enabler of self-service IT operations. This marketing strategy aligns with the transition of IT operations from order-takers to engineers. But organizations must change their way of working to make self-service successful.

July 22, 2019 Puppet Bets on Continuing Complexity

Enterprise IT environments are complex – and Puppet thinks that’s not going to change anytime soon.

July 04, 2019 Tools Are Easy, Process Is Hard – Ayehu’s IT Automation Solution

IT automation tools such as Ayehu make automating easier than ever, leaving process work as the hardest part.

June 27, 2019 ConnectWise Now and SSO Streamlines Product Management for Its MSP Partners

ConnectWise, a software provider for IT automation and management tools, has released three enhancements to streamline product management for its MSP clients.

February 15, 2019 Chef's New CMO Presents Company as Partner on DevOps Journey

On Feb. 12, Chef announced the appointment of Brian Goldfarb as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

October 25, 2018 Don’t Assume Payroll Is Your Highest BC/DR Priority

Organizations will often automatically assume that payroll is among their most critical process and first priority for recovery. However, workarounds and buffers in the payroll cycle make it far less time-sensitive than most organizations think.

May 19, 2017 Automation Is Coming: This Is How You and Your Organization Can Prepare for It

Automation is seen as the next big transformative technology that may have a global impact on an unprecedented scale. How can you, as an individual and as part of a larger organization, stay competitive and valuable by working with automation technology?

May 15, 2017 The NAS Is Back and It Is Bigger Than Ever

Network attached file storage has been around for decades but it is having a renaissance with scale-out and software-defined technologies. In spite of a range of disruptive storage technologies, organizations continue to need ever bigger file storage buckets and NAS can fill the need.