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Modern Infrastructure - January 2014, Volume 3, Number 1

Automating IT processes is a complex and sometimes messy process -- but the rewards can be well worth the effort. In this January 2014 issue of the Modern Infrastructure e-zine, find an exploration of data center automation. Tight budgets and increasing demands mean that interest in IT automation is high. And, in a cloud world, automation can be used in interesting ways to provision and manage cloud systems and data. As part of automating IT processes, IT teams must also consider which automation tools to use. Some are free, some are pricey, but either way, there will likely be more than one tool in any environment.

In other e-zine stories, multi-hypervisor environments have become more common -- and easier to manage -- but is this a final destination or just a stop along the way to a truly one-hypervisor state? And data center uptime is the IT team's holy grail, but it can be difficult to achieve.  Access >>>

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