Market researchers say datacenter automation and orchestrating network infrastructure, middleware as well as application provisioning and network configuring is one way to reduce IT costs while making businesses more agile.
The adoption of cloud computing and mobility is accelerating the life cycle of applications while forcing network administrators to focus more closely on enterprise users in the design and delivery of applications. That requires greater use of datacenter automation and orchestration software.
Automation is perhaps the single most important, yet often overlooked critical success factor in many of today's large IT transformation projects. Successful initiatives in Virtualization, Cloud, Service Catalog and Portfolio all require automation and the orchestration to drive real, measurable business value. Today's IT managers are realizing that the path to cost efficiency and relevancy has to include automation and orchestration.
- Reduced operational costs by automating manual, repetitive and error-prone tasks, enabling IT staff to focus on strategic initiatives.
- Improved service quality by reducing escalations and mean time to repair (MTTR) by automating event and incident triage, diagnosis and resolution.
- Coordinated change and tasks across siloed systems and teams, reducing inefficiency, complexity and risk associated with manual hand-offs.
- Big Data
- Internet of Things
- Service Providers