It also offers robotic process automation RPA to automate human interactions such as keystrokes and mouse clicks, which can be useful for systems that don't support an API or command line interface. MicroFocus also includes CloudSlang code-based automation task development. CloudSlang is an open source project, which provides community support to gain value from the experience of other users. Microsoft System Center The elephant in the room is Microsoft System Center, which includes System Center Orchestrator, an enterprise-grade automation platform designed to manage on-premises or private cloud resources. One advantage is that System Center is widely used in corporate data centers, so there's a good chance that many companies already have this option available.
System Center's popularity makes it attractive to software vendors looking to add value to their products by making System Center plug-and-play with their management tools. It integrates seamlessly with other Microsoft solutions, both on-premises and in the cloud. puppet Puppet 's entire business is built around automation, and its list of features shows maturity to meet customer needs at scale. It brings visibility into security and compliance, as well as drifting from known good states. Puppet is also extensible, offering the Puppet Forge marketplace for modules developed by Puppet, its partners, and end users. Modules can be searched by operating system, Puppet version, or the level of support Puppet provides.
The company also offers Puppet Comply Compliance-focused toolset and Puppet Relay Cloud-focused toolsets. Resolve Actions Resolve Actions offers automated management, from managing IT services and Tier Help Desk requests to enabling cloud operations like virtual machine provisioning to initiating remediation steps based on observable system events. It provides out-of-the-box integrations with third-party products, as well as pre-built automation that can drive useful results right away. Resolve Insights automatically discovers service and application relationships to build a dependency map to more quickly identify and measure how proposed changes will affect service operations and delivery.