3 Key Benefits of Using Workload Automation Software to Manage SLAs

By Caroline Boyland on Tue, Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:12 AM


IT professionals often ask us how they can bring workload automation closer to the business, particularly when it comes to Service Level Agreements, or SLAs for short. While reliable workload automation performance is essential for most organizations today, many organizations often struggle with a way to proactively manage workloads tied to SLAs

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5 Things Hospitals Didn't Know They Could Automate

By Caroline Boyland on Tue, Jul 14, 2015 @ 10:07 AM

IT automation is changing the way hospitals and healthcare organizations look at business processes. With workload automation, hospitals are able to do things that they never thought possible. It is allowing them to save time, money, and resources with one consolidated approach. However, many hospitals and healthcare facilities are not aware of the extent of the capabilities that automation possesses. 

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The Top 3 Business Processes That Benefit from Workload Automation

By Colin Beasty on Mon, Aug 19, 2013 @ 14:08 PM

In today's fluid 24/7 world where business demands are real-time and IT is being asked to “script” business processes into automated workflows, old-school batch processing can no longer cut it.  Posting a job to run every night at 3 AM was fine 10 years ago, but today these processes have to be run in real-time and workload automation is the key to industrializing business processes to save companies time and money. Here are three of the most common business processes that Advanced Systems Concepts Inc. sees customers automating with ActiveBatch to save money and ensure SLAs are being met.

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Why IT Organizations Need To Take an Architectural Approach to IT Automation

By Colin Beasty on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 @ 10:02 AM

Recent discussions with customers and industry analysts uncovered a common theme or notion pertaining to the approach organizations are taking, or failing to take, when it comes to implementing an IT automation strategy.

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The Real-Time Enterprise and Intelligent Automation: 2013 Workload Automation Predictions

By Colin Beasty on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 11:12 AM

Fluidity is the new mantra in workload automation. Management demands, data sources, SLA requirements, computing infrastructure—everything attached to IT is turning more flexible, more diverse and more nimble in order to satisfy the accelerating pace of business. At the center of it all, job scheduling and workload automation is becoming more important than at any time in the last 30 years.  In the past twelve months we’ve witnessed the continued evolution of business IT into something faster, bigger, and more adaptable than we could have imagined even a few short years ago. Workload automation technology is responding with new solutions that will be increasingly visible in 2013 and beyond. These are the key trends we’ve identified that are re-shaping the segment:  

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Cloud Computing and the Promise of Intelligent Automation

By Colin Beasty on Mon, Sep 17, 2012 @ 16:09 PM

Cloud computing is transforming just about every facet of enterprise IT. Yet one of the stalwarts of IT—workload automation—may actually hold the key to making the most of this revolutionary innovation.

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Flipping the Paradigm: The Role of Cloud Automation and IT-as-a-Service

By Colin Beasty on Fri, Jul 06, 2012 @ 11:07 AM

It’s always interesting speaking with customers, industry analysts and vendors alike regarding the intersection of IT and business. It’s become clear that many IT organizations continue to struggle with the centralization of company-wide computing needs and the role IT process automation can play in answering the needs of the business via the capabilities of IT.

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