Automation

Automation is the use of software to perform tasks in order to reduce cost, complexity, and errors.

What is Automation?

Automation is the use of software to perform tasks in order to reduce cost, complexity, and errors. It is prevalent in IT systems and business decision software, and can also be found in other industries like manufacturing, robotics, vehicle control, and more.

IT automation uses repeatable instructions to replace an IT professional's manual work. This could be a signle task, group of tasks, or even a complex orchestration of tasks. It's key purpose is to help overburdened staff regain control and shift their focus from tedious day-today matters to strategic initiatives. IT autiomation can help staff better perform their tasks and increase job satisfaction.

Benefits of IT automation

Benefits of IT automation can help your organization:
Speed operations and development.
Improve agility and responsiveness.
Boost productivity and efficiency.
Increase consistency and availability.
Improve security and compliance.
Focus on high-value, strategic initiatives.

Transform Your Organization Through Enterprise-wide Automation Adoption

Automating across your organization requires more than just tools — you also need to consider your people, processes, and platform

Platform
An automation platform provides the capabilities for building, running, and managing your automation. In contrast to simple automation tools, an automation platform gives your organization a unified foundation for creating, deploying, and sharing consistent automation content and knowledge at scale.
People
People are at the core of any enterprise- wide initiative, and automation is no different. In order to adopt automation across your organization, all teams — including line of business, network, security, operations, development, and infrastructure — must be on board and participate.
Process
Processes move projects within your organization from start to finish. Clear processes for creating, deploying, mananging, and adapting automation are essential for broad adoption and ongoing use.
Platform
An automation platform provides the capabilities for building, running, and managing your automation. In contrast to simple automation tools, an automation platform gives your organization a unified foundation for creating, deploying, and sharing consistent automation content and knowledge at scale.
People
People are at the core of any enterprise- wide initiative, and automation is no different. In order to adopt automation across your organization, all teams — including line of business, network, security, operations, development, and infrastructure — must be on board and participate.
Process
Processes move projects within your organization from start to finish. Clear processes for creating, deploying, mananging, and adapting automation are essential for broad adoption and ongoing use.

REDHAT Ansible Automation Platform

Everything you need to deploy automation across your organization.
Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform integrates Red Hat’s powerful automation suite consisting of Red Hat Ansible Tower and Red Hat Ansible Engine with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based capabilities and features to improve effectiveness across organizations. The platform includes all the tools needed to deploy automation across your organization.

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