IT Automation and Orchestration

The IT automation and orchestration topic center provides comprehensive resources on IT automation as well as processes and techniques to orchestrate IT tasks, and the skills required to manage them. Find news and tips covering automation tools, configuration management, as well as job scheduling here.

IT Automation and Orchestration News

  • June 08, 2018 08 Jun'18

    Reflect adds color to Puppet DevOps tools

    Puppet plans to add data visualization and analysis to spruce up its DevOps tools now that it has acquired Reflect, but it's still playing catch-up in a crowded, noisy market.

  • May 25, 2018 25 May'18

    Chef InSpec users wrestle with compliance as code

    Learning the ins and outs of the Chef InSpec product is only half the battle for compliance as code. The thornier task for some enterprises is to bridge the gap between compliance expertise and DevOps execution.

  • May 23, 2018 23 May'18

    Chef Automate 2.0 renews appeal to DevOps shops

    Chef Automate 2.0 lays the groundwork for tighter integration between the IT automation software and third-party tools, as Chef stakes its claim in the DevOps gold rush.

  • February 21, 2018 21 Feb'18

    Chef InSpec widens the compliance-as-code possibilities with v2.0

    Chef InSpec 2.0 adds infrastructure tests for compliance policy enforcement, and the tool's expansion into more areas of the DevOps workflow won't stop there.

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