Tools available today make it possible to significantly reduce the daily tasks that consume the time of IT operations groups like automation. And with today's new cloud and SDN architectures being deployed or just on the horizon, automation is no longer just optional. No matter what we call it the technology industry looks obsessed with the idea of automation, continuous delivery and programmability. With good reason, because the evidence is all around us-saving time is not trivial if you are starting many cloud instances. The important point, is not that programmability is a magic panacea that may or may not improve the company bottom line, but that employees in system and network administration positions have been asking for investment in these areas for years. Read this article to learn how to implement these concepts, improve the bottom line, and make the dreams of your admins come true.
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