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The Reference Guide to Data Center Automation
This extensive Guide explores data center automation - methods through which hardware, software, and processes can work together to streamline IT operations. It provides best practices through valuable concepts, methods, and techniques for better managing your computing infrastructure whether you're a CIO or IT manager looking for ways to improve efficiency or a member of the down-in-the-trenches IT staff.
The Guide focuses on the following concepts that will enable IT departments to perform more tasks with fewer resources;
- Business processes and frameworksIT as a service providerAgile managementNetwork and server automation
It discusses the importance and value of automating standard IT operations in data centers of any size. The goal is to significantly lower IT operational expenses while at the same time improving the end-user experience.