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Cloud automation delivers business value

As enterprises migrate more applications to public cloud providers, IT automation opportunities and challenges increase

The growth of public cloud providers continues to sustain after over a decade of rapid expansion. IDC research shows that 52% of production transactions are still performed on-premises for large enterprises. However, this percentage is declining every quarter. As companies move new and existing applications to cloud environments, there is a greater need to manage and automate these cloud resources. IDC defines IT automation as automatically provisioning, deploying, and managing IT resources across private datacenters and public cloud environments. This functionality includes daily operations of servers, containers, network, security, and storage infrastructure. In addition, configuration management, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) are necessary elements for a future of autonomous operations.


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