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Staying in Charge of Your Automation Strategy
Automation isn’t new, but as virtualized environments become more complex, admins are seeing a bigger need for features that help them manage their virtual data centers. We’ll continue to see improved built-in automation features.
Microsoft’s Desired State Configuration includes a set of new PowerShell cmdlets that admins can use to simply describe how they want to set up a server—without actually having to manually write server roles or configure specific features. This level of automation can save admins a lot of time in highly virtualized data centers, however you must be wary when plotting your automation strategy to make sure the right workloads are automated.
Read this informative guide to learn how to designate the right tasks for automation, realize the advantages of PowerShell, and see larger ROI.