As IT complexity continues to increase, automation solutions are often implemented in order to make things run smoothly. However, managing applications and application performance is essential to ensure that these solutions do not degrade service levels:
In today’s fluid 24/7 world where business demands are real time and where IT resources are a mix of both physical and virtual, someone—or something—is needed to manage it all. In response, many job-scheduling applications have evolved into advanced workload automation solutions that can direct the execution of tasks across any number of heterogeneous environments.
Check out the full post, Why IT Organizations Must Adopt an Architectural Approach to Automation, from The Data Center Journal.