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10 Best #DevOps Automation Tools | @CloudExpo @Cirba #DivvyCloud #AI #ML
Take the pain out of infrastructure management with these 50 tools for agile DevOps

Best Cloud Tools for Infrastructure Automation
By Angela Stringfellow

There are two main reasons for infrastructure automation. First, system administrators, IT professionals and DevOps engineers need to automate as many routine tasks as possible. That's why we build tools at Stackify to help developers automate processes like application performance management, error monitoring, and log management; automation means you have more time for mission-critical tasks. Second, automation makes the management of complex, diverse environments possible and allows rapid scaling.

Whether you are using a public cloud, private cloud or hybrid cloud, infrastructure automation tools will come in handy. The following is a look at the 50 best cloud infrastructure automation tools available today, which we've listed below in alphabetical order.

  1. Ansible
    @ansible

Ansible

Ansible is a relatively simple infrastructure automation engine that automates application deployment, configuration management, cloud provisioning and intra-service orchestration. It has hundreds of modules that ensure the support of multiple integrations including Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Splunk, and NetApp. Ansible allows you to centralize your infrastructure through a role-based permissions, job scheduling, and a visual dashboard.

Key Features:

  • Designed for multi-tier deployments
  • Uses simple language that approaches everyday English
  • Does not require additional security infrastructure

Pricing:

  • Ansible Tower Self Support - Ideal for smaller deployments. Costs $5,000 a year for up to 100 nodes and $10,000 for up to 250 nodes
  • Ansible Tower Enterprise - Perfect for Enterprises and includes 8to5 support. Costs $10,000 per annum for up to 100 nodes. Contact for a price quote if more than 100 nodes
  • Ansible Tower Premium - Best for mission-critical DevOps and provides 24×7 support. $14,000 per year for up to 100 nodes. Contact for a price quote if more than 100 nodes
  1. Appcore
    @appcore

Appcore

Appcore is a comprehensive cloud management tool that simplifies resource management, automated provisioning, and cloud infrastructure configuration.

Key Features:

  • Simple user interface provides an insightful view of the cloud
  • Functionality that ensures true on-demand capability
  • Provides telemetry and event data for both virtual and physical devices

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Automate
    @netauto

Automate

Automate delivers desktop and server automation that builds on years of experience across thousands of customers. It integrates with cloud-based and virtual computing environments and is both flexible and cost friendly. It makes easy work of schedule management, trigger management, and task scheduling.

Key Features:

  • Dynamic, drag-and-drop and easy-to-deploy tasks
  • Friendly interface
  • Multi-document support, efficient action search, stack viewer support
  • Event-driven task triggering

Pricing:

  • Automate Trial Version - Free (expires after 30 days)
  • Automate Premium - Request a quote
  1. Bcfg2

Bcfg2

Bcfg2 allows system administrators to create verifiable, reproducible and consistent descriptions of their infrastructure environment. It has reporting and visualization tools to support everyday administrative tasks.

Key Features:

  • Runs on multiple environments including Mac OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, AIX, and Ubuntu
  • Allows a client's response to provide an objective assessment of a specification' completeness
  • Facilitates manual system modification
  • Enables complex deployment and change management strategies

Pricing:

Free

  1. BladeLogic Server Automation
    @bmcsoftware

BladeLogic Server Automation

 

BladeLogic Server Automation eases the speedy and secure provision, configuration, patching and maintenance of cloud, virtual and physical servers.

Key Features:

  • Integrates access control and pre-configured policies for SCAP, NIST, SOX, PCI, HIPAA, DISA and CIS, remediation and documentation
  • Supports automated installs as well as template-based, script-based and image-based provisioning
  • Manage configuration and change activities across a wide range of server environments using a single tool
  • Multi-dashboard views
  • Embed maintenance window recommendations to ensure timely patching

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. CA Technologies Automation
    @CAInc

CA Technologies Automation

CA's automation solutions simplify and accelerate the transition from manual to automated service delivery. It ensures full capability across both physical and virtual infrastructure, services and applications. The automation drives innovation, reduces costs and speeds up business processes.

Key Features:

  • Intelligent technological automation that adapts to ever-changing business requirements
  • Accelerate and streamline transition to the cloud
  • Exceptional control, visibility, productivity and speed
  • Industry-tested scalability to manage complex workloads
  • Continuous compliance via automated configuration error remediation

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. CFEngine
    @cfengine

CFEngine

One of the oldest configuration engines in the market, CFEngine was first rolled out in 1993. It automates complex, large-scale and mission critical infrastructure. Global changes are made consistently and securely while ensuring compliance. It is used by major brands including Intel, LinkedIn, Panasonic, Samsung, Chevron, Comcast and Deutsche Telekom.

Key Features:

  • Written in C which ensures one of the leanest and fastest executing tools available. A configuration change can be deployed across 50,000 servers in just 5 minutes
  • Stable, mature solution tested in a diverse range of large enterprise environments
  • Compliance reports and real-time dashboard
  • Encrypted communication

Pricing:

  • CFEngine Community Edition (Free) - Includes compliance & reporting function
  • CFEngine Enterprise Edition (Request a quote) - The Community Edition plus support and a graphical user interface
  1. Chef
    @chef

Chef

Chef is one of oldest and best-known infrastructure automation tools out there. It scales easily and can be used to manage 5 servers or 5,000. It facilitates continuous delivery and configuration management. By converting infrastructure to code, Chef enables IT professionals and cloud engineers to automate the building, deployment, and management of infrastructure.

Key Features:

  • Automation of tasks by employing reusable definitions
  • You can use the predefined resources as building blocks or define your own
  • Test code on a local workstation or isolated environment before deploying into production
  • Automated testing for security and compliance
  • Dashboards for infrastructure management, auditing, and troubleshooting

Pricing:

  • Chef Basics - Free. Comes with Chef Server, Client and Development Kit, Supermarket Content and 8-to-5 support for the first 30 days
  • Hosted Chef - $72 per node per year (minimum of 20 nodes). Chef Basics plus Chef Server hosting services, Supported Content, High Availability and unlimited 8-5 support
  • Chef Automate - $137 per node per year. Hosted Chef plus workflow, compliance, visibility and 24-7 support (excludes server hosting services)
  1. Cirba
    @cirba

Cirba

Cirba provides several options for cloud environment integration, routing automation, densification, and reservation. It enables smart, automated demand management whether through the analysis of existing applications or integration with third-party portals.

Key Features:

  • Provides complete picture of the network, storage and compute resources available including current workloads
  • Allows balancing of resources to meet service levels, and match compliance requirements
  • Multidimensional analysis to ensure capacity reservation and accurate forecasting

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud
    @CiscoSP360

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud delivers operational efficiency, responsiveness, speed and user satisfaction. Whereas this solution blends well with other Cisco products and technological solutions, it can be integrated into an enterprise's existing non-Cisco infrastructure, systems, operational processes and service management tools.

Key Features:

  • User-friendly portal and service catalog
  • Convenient dashboard for lifecycle management, resource status, and consumption control
  • Enhanced visibility and discovery means a greater ability to make real-time changes
  • Simplified provisioning for complex cloud environments

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Citrix Cloudportal Services Manager
    @citrix

Citrix Cloudportal Services Manager

Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager is a detailed control panel used to simplify scaling and provisioning of hosted workspaces, improve operational efficiency and minimize management costs.

Key Features:

  • Manage hosted services at scale including cloud desktops and business applications
  • Single interface to simplify scaling, provision services and see customers
  • Delegate routine cloud-based administration
  • Customize views and functions for diverse business needs or specific users
  • Streamlined processes via workflow approval while controlling costs and retaining approval rights

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Cloudify
    @CloudifySource

Cloudify

Cloudify allows you to manage your complete application lifecycle using hybrid infrastructure via a single pane. It monitors applications in the cloud and scales them as required.

Key Features:

  • Cloud native support for containerized and non-containerized workloads
  • Out of the box integration with leading infrastructure, clouds, and tools
  • Event-driven workflows
  • Automatic triggering and reaction to predefined events including intelligent auto-scaling and auto-healing

Pricing:

  • Cloudify Community - Free
  • Cloudify Premium - Request a quote
  1. Cobbler
    @cobblerista

Cobbler

Cobbler is an installation server that allows the quick setup of installation environments. It joins and automates numerous tasks, so network administrators do not need to jump between multiple applications and commands when deploying or changing systems. It may be used for configuration orchestration, power management, package updates, DHCP, DNS and overall installation.

Key Features:

  • Interacts with koan for virtualization and re-installation support
  • Installation profiles that can be applied to one or thousands of machines
  • Combination of snippets, profiles, and ksmeta ensures high flexibility

Pricing:

Free

  1. Commando
    @commando_io

Commando

Commando is a distributed online SSH platform that provides a simple way to manage servers. It enables users to improve their workflow, increase efficiency and eliminate uncertainty over server provisioning, deployment, and maintenance.

Key Features:

  • Github integration
  • Import servers across multiple infrastructure providers
  • Native SSH means quick setup with no external dependencies

Pricing:

  • Pico Plan ($12 per month) - Add up to 3 servers and 2 users
  • Nano Plan ($24 per month) - Add up to 5 servers and 3 users
  • Micro Plan ($49 per month) - Add up to 10 servers and 4 users
  • Mega Plan ($99 per month) - Add up to 20 servers and 5 users
  • Giga Plan ($199 per month) - Add up to 40 servers and 6 users
  1. Crowbar

Crowbar

Crowbar is an Apache-2 licensed tool that allows one to build complete and easy-to-use operational deployments. Groups of network nodes can be converted into a production-ready cluster in a matter of hours.

Key Features:

  • Completely automated deployment
  • Extensible and mature architecture
  • Scalable and well suited for large organizations
  • Supports wide range of cloud environments including Ceph, OpenStack, and CloudFoundry

Pricing:

Free

  1. Cuisine

Cuisine

Fabric's functions are fairly basic. If you need greater and more sophisticated functionality running on Fabric, Cuisine is what you might want to look at.

Key Features:

  • It consists of several high-level functions such as upgrade/installation packages, addition/removal of users/groups as well as broader file and directory operations than are possible using basic Fabric.
  • A single file API that's not only small but also easy to read

Pricing:

Free

  1. Distelli
    @distelli

Distelli

Distelli enables the rapid deployment of applications to any server. Releases are created automatically each time you deploy using Distelli.

Key Features:

  • Create new clusters on any cloud or connect existing clusters
  • Group servers based on cloud provider, geography, role, and more
  • View on a single dashboard
  • Automated build and deploy pipelines

Pricing:

  • Free Plan - 5 concurrent builds, 1 user and 1 Distelli agent
  • Developer Plan ($7 per month) - 10 concurrent builds, 1 user, and 10 Distelli agents
  • Team Plan ($39 per month) - 25 concurrent builds, 10 users, and 10 Distelli agents
  • Start Up Plan ($79 per month) - 25 concurrent builds, 20 users, and 20 Distelli agents
  • Business Plan ($119 per month) - 100 concurrent builds, 30 users, and 30 Distelli agents
  • Enterprise Plan (Request a quote)
  1. DivvyCloud BotFactory
    @DivvyCloud

DivvyCloud BotFactory

DivvyCloud BotFactory is an engine for automated policy enforcement on cloud infrastructure. It works on the principle of pervasive cloud discovery. It connects to cloud APIs to extract data on cloud resources irrespective of how they're provisioned or where they're running. It ensures a near real-time inventory of infrastructure via a single pane of glass.

Key Features:

  • Security rule audit by inspecting access lists for insecure protocols/ports and non-compliant rules
  • Identification and deletion of orphaned resources
  • Cost savings by scheduling instances to stop on holidays, weekends and at night when not in use
  • Inspect global root cloud accounts to ensure multi-factor authentication
  • Delete stale compute volume snapshots

Pricing:

  • Hosted (Free) - Unlimited instances, 500 actions, 1 cloud account, 1 user
  • On-premise ($999 per month) - Up to 125 instances, unlimited actions, unlimited cloud accounts, unlimited users
  • On-premise ($3,150 per month) - Up to 500 instances, unlimited actions, unlimited cloud accounts, unlimited users
  1. Dynatrace Virtualization Monitoring
    @Dynatrace

Dynatrace Virtualization

Dynatrace monitors the virtualized environment of your private data center. Technology professionals can see the complete picture of their infrastructure in real time and keep up with the changes including machine migration.

Key Features:

  • Interactive map of network environment showing applications, processes, and dependencies
  • Keep tabs on critical metrics including throughput and read/write
  • Pinpoint and analyze application and virtualization performance problems

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Fabric Website
    @pyfabric

Fabric Website

Fabric streamlines SSH use in system administrator tasks and application deployment. It is a command line tool and Python library that provides a suite of basic operations for the execution of remote or local shell commands. Fabric is most often used for the upload and download of files.

Key Features:

  • Execute Python functions through the command line
  • A library of subroutines that make the execution of shell commands easy

Pricing:

Free

  1. Foreman
    @foremanproject

Foreman

Foreman is a server lifecycle management tool. It makes it easier for system administrators to automate routine tasks, deploy applications quickly and proactively manage virtual or physical servers.

Key Features:

  • Compatible with a wide range of environments including Google Compute Engine, Libvirt, OpenStack, VMware, oVirt and Amazon EC2.
  • Dashboard showing which nodes are healthy and which ones are out of date
  • Has a comprehensive, interactive interface
  • Extensive plugin library

Pricing:

Free

  1. Glu
    @pongasoft

Glu

Glu is an open source monitoring and deployment automation engine.

Key Features:

  • Deployment and monitoring of applications across a large and arbitrary set of nodes
  • Efficient, secure, reproducible and little/no need for human interaction
  • Consistency over the long-term
  • Quick troubleshooting of problems when they arise
  • Compute actions to upgrade/deploy applications

Pricing:

Free

  1. HP Cloud Service Automation
    @hpe

HP Cloud Service Automation

HP Cloud Service Automation suite makes it easy for businesses to benefit from compliant, secure cloud services. IT professionals can simplify and automate the management and deployment of hybrid infrastructure environment. Jumpstart hybrid or private cloud implementations with several quick options.

Key Features:

  • Self-service, intuitive and customizable portal with mash up capabilities and modern shopping experience
  • Unified, comprehensive and highly automated lifecycle management
  • Extensible, open architecture with one-touch provisioning of applications, operating systems, and infrastructure
  • Reduced risk and increased deployment quality with HPE Cloud Maps

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. InContinuum's CloudController
    @InContinuum

InContinuum's CloudController

CloudController delivers consistency and coherence to back office and customer-facing technology infrastructure operations. Standardized workflows mean significant improvements in operations efficiency. It flawlessly integrates existing cloud infrastructure.

Key Features:

  • Flexible, hands-free deployment and configuration
  • Single pane of glass dashboard
  • Control, monitor and manage multi-vendor cloud environments
  • 6-level account permissions ranging from End-User to Cloud Administrator
  • Rapid, automatic decommissioning or deployment of data protection agents, private nested VLANs, virtual storage, streaming applications and VMs

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. ISconf

ISconf

ISconf is a tool for managing infrastructure configuration and build. It is somewhat a cross between sudo and Git, Bitkeeper or other distributed version control tool. All changes made via ISconf are not only journaled but also added to a repository where they are queued for execution on target machines.

Key Features:

  • Target machines do not need to be online or built at the time of queuing the changes. Once the machine is turned on and built, ISconf will consult the journal and execute the required changes in the set order.
  • Peer-to-peer. No single point of failure such as a central server.
  • Manages hosts over their lifecycle

Pricing:

Free

  1. Juju
    @ubuntucloud

Juju

Using just a few commands, Juju enables the modeling, configuration, and management of deployments to all major private and public clouds.

Key Features:

  • ‘Charms' (a charm is a set of scripts meant for the deployment and management of services) available for more than 300 services
  • Create your own charms. Charms can be written in any language and may adapt existing scripts

Pricing:

Free

  1. MagniComp RDist
    @magnicomp

MagniComp RDist

MagniComp RDist is an open source application for maintaining identical copies of files across multiple hosts. It preserves details of the file including owner, mode, group and mtime. MagniComp RDist differs from older rdist versions in that the server and client portions are separated into two programs.

Key Features:

  • Instead of making the connection to remote hosts directly, it uses ssh or rsh thus eliminating the need to setuid to root
  • Can perform encrypted and secure updates
  • Supports automated system configuration and therefore works on many Linux/Unix based systems

Pricing:

Free

  1. ManageEngine Applications Manager
    @apm_ME

ManageEngine Applications Manager

The ManageEngine Applications Manager allows you to run your business applications confidently as well as find and fix any arising issues.

Key Features:

  • Single, integrated tool to monitor application ecosystem including end users, servers, applications, databases, middleware, data stores, web services, cloud resources and virtual systems
  • Single database and installation architecture
  • Use custom scripts to monitor homegrown applications
  • User-friendly interface
  • Visualize dependencies and auto-discover software and infrastructure topology

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. mist.io
    @mist_io

mist.io

Mist.io is a secure cloud management engine for orchestration and automation, as well as usage and cost monitoring. It targets system administrators, developers and any IT professionals engaged in remote, on-premise or hybrid computing.

Key Features:

  • Simplifies cloud management by abstracting infrastructure layer to ease replication across multiple providers
  • Supports private clouds, public clouds, bare metal machines and Docker containers
  • Unified interface for automation, orchestration, monitoring and provisioning
  • Easily integrates into existing workflow

Pricing:

  • Free - Up to 5 machines
  • Small ($150 per month) - Up to 50 machines
  • Medium ($400 per month) - Up to 150 machines
  • Large ($750 per month) - Up to 300 machines
  • Enterprise (Request a quote) - More than 300 machines
  1. NexentaStor
    @nexenta

NexentaStor

NexentaStor is an easy to use, full-featured, and unified storage solution. It allows the execution, management, and analysis of routine storage tasks. NexentaStor has an impressive track record of deployment across a wide range of industries. It helps enterprises increase performance, flexibility, and agility while lowering overall costs by 50% or more.

Key Features:

  • Unified File and Block Services
  • Enterprise-grade performance and data integrity that includes the ability to scale from tens of terabytes to petabytes
  • Unlimited file system sizes
  • Cost savings via inline data reduction
  • Unlimited space optimized clones and snapshots
  • Continuous or periodic long-distance asynchronous replication

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. NixOS
    @nixos_org

NixOS

NixOS is a Linux distribution that provides a unique approach to configuration and package management. The operating system is built from a description in a wholly functional build language. Wholly functional means new configuration builds cannot overwrite previous ones.

Key Features:

  • Reliable upgrades
  • Atomic upgrades means system remains in a consistent state if upgrade is interrupted e.g. due to a power interruption
  • Fast atomic rollback to a previous configuration
  • Easily reproducible system configuration
  • Safe testing of potential system changes

Pricing:

Free

  1. Openfiler
    @TeamOpenfiler

Openfiler

Openfiler converts x86_64 architecture to full-fledged SAN/NAS appliance of IP storage gateway. It is a powerful tool for storage administrators to cope with rapidly growing storage demands. It addresses all the key data storage indicators i.e. availability, reliability, scalability, and performance. Openfiler ensures administrators make the most use of storage capacity and system performance resources when managing and allocating storage on a multi-platform network.

Key Features:

  • Block storage visualization
  • Extensive share management functionality
  • In-depth account management
  • Resource/Quota allocation
  • Complete industry-standard protocol suite

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Pallet
    @palletops

Pallet

Pallet is an open source DevOps platform for agile and programmatic infrastructure automation. Well-known brands already using Pallet include Twitter, EMI Music, and WalmartLabs.

Key Features:

  • Supports a wide range of infrastructure providers
  • By ensuring operating system and cloud provider independence, Pallet provides a deep level of customization.

Pricing:

Free

  1. pconsole
    @walterheiho

pconsole

Pconsole is a system administration tool for working with machine clusters. It allows one to simultaneously connect to multiple nodes of a cluster. Administrative commands typed in a specialized window are ‘multiplied' to each opened connection. It can be run in either X Windows or in console mode and need only be installed on one machine in the cluster.

Key Features:

  • Parallel access to each node in the cluster
  • Unlimited simultaneous connections
  • Secure access by using SSH by default
  • Easy install (only needs to be on one machine)
  • Friendly user interface

Pricing:

Free

  1. PIKT
    @RobertOsterlund

PIKT

PIKT is short for "Problem Informant/Killer Tool". It is a multipurpose, cross-categorical software for configuring and monitoring computer systems, organizing security, administering networks and plenty more. Whereas it is primarily meant for system monitoring and configuration management, its extensibility and versatility mean it has numerous other uses. It excels at handling a diverse set of machines, saving time and eliminating repetition.

Key Features:

  • Feature-rich, sophisticated macro preprocessor
  • Scripting language with unique, innovative labor-saving features
  • Centrally-directed and flexible process scheduler
  • Customizing file installer
  • Command line extensions for remote and local execution

Pricing:

Free

  1. PontusVision Thread Manager
    @PontusVision

PontusVision Thread Manager

PontusVision Thread Manager reduces the time required for system performance improvement from several weeks of unpredictable experiments to just seconds of simulations. It banks on industry-tested templates to automate software and hardware deployment.

Key Features:

  • Improves performance by as much as 270%
  • Simulation results can be applied to any modern multi-CPU server, operating system, and computer language
  • Optimal thread allocation
  • Can be run in passive-modeling mode or self-tuning mode

Pricing:

  • PontusVision Trial Edition - Free
  • PontusVision Enterprise Edition - Request a quote
  1. ProfitBricks Data Center Designer
    @ProfitBricksUSA

ProfitBricks Data Center Designer

ProfitBricks Data Center Designer (DCD) is a graphical user interface or API that makes it easy for system and network administrators to manage, configure and design virtual data centers in the cloud.

Key Features:

  • Click, drag and drop to configure and deploy cloud servers, cloud networks, and cloud storage
  • DCD is built on the ProfitBricks API ensuring deployment customization
  • Attach one or many server load distributions to the virtual data center

Pricing:

Free with a ProfitBricks cloud account

  1. Puppet
    @puppetize

Puppet

A major player in the automation marketplace, Puppet's client list features some big names including NASA, Salesforce, Intel, Gettyimages, Verizon, Uber, and Sony. Puppet provides a standard means of delivering and operating software. Its easy-to-read language simplifies the process of defining what your infrastructure and apps should look like.

Key Features:

  • Write your own code or select from the thousands of freely available modules
  • Manage the control, visibility, and automation of changes to your applications and infrastructure

Pricing:

  • Puppet Enterprise Free - Limited to 10 nodes. Includes access to product updates and numerous pre-built modules
  • Puppet Enterprise Standard - Starts at $120 per node per year. Puppet Enterprise Free plus bug fixes and private knowledge base
  • Puppet Enterprise Premium - Contact Puppet for pricing. Puppet Enterprise Standard plus free training and 24/7 support
  1. Quali's Cloudshell Cloud Sandboxing Solution
    @qualisystems

Quali's Cloudshell Cloud Sandboxing Solution

Cloudshell Cloud Sandboxing solution is designed to speed up the development of hybrid applications for the cloud. Automate cloud environments testing and deployment to production on both public and private cloud infrastructure. It provides a common working environment for even the most complex hybrid cloud setups.

Key Features:

  • Application blueprints and templates are cloud agnostic
  • Can contain all cloud components including infrastructure, applications, network components, databases and virtual services
  • Cost optimization and efficient resource utilization
  • Visual interface with drag and drop capability simplifies the process
  • Dashboards and reports provide comprehensive business intelligence

Pricing:

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  1. Qualys Policy Compliance
    @qualys

Qualys Policy Compliance

Qualys Policy Compliance (QPC) is a cloud management tool that facilitates the automation of IT security configuration assessment. It reduces risk and ensures continuous compliance with external regulations and internal policies.

Key Features:

  • Automated high volume identification, tracking, and scanning of network assets
  • Assessment goes beyond just the operating system and includes databases, applications, and network devices
  • Interactive controls library and policy editor
  • Detailed non-compliance evidence and exception documentation
  • Automated ticketing for efficient risk management

Pricing:

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  1. Quattor
    @quattortoolkit

Quattor

Quattor is a system administration platform that provides a modular, portable and powerful tool set for the automated management, configuration, and installation of clouds, grids, farms, and clusters. Quattor has three key building blocks: Configuration Management Database (CMDB) server, the Automated Installation Infrastructure (AII) server, and Managed Clients.

Key Features:

  • Clearly defined tool interfaces allow flexible integration with existing tools
  • Proven scalability in large-scale enterprise environments with more than 30,000 systems
  • Comprehensive system description validation features ensure configuration errors are caught before deployment

Pricing:

Free

  1. Quest Cloud Manager
    @QuestExperts

Quest Cloud Manager

Quest Cloud Manager is an enterprise solution that provides choice, governance, and agility in cloud management. The manager serves as a single portal for the control and implementation of governance policies.

Key Features:

  • API facilitates integration of automation tools and back-end systems
  • Can be implemented as SaaS for the management of public clouds
  • Supports multiple cloud environments and instances

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. (R)?ex
    @RexOps

(R)?ex

Rex is a server orchestration engine that uses SSH to execute commands. Perl knowledge is not necessary at the beginning though knowing at least the basics can help later on.

Key Features:

  • Uses SSH meaning no agent is required
  • User friendly

Pricing:

Free

  1. Rudder
    @Normation

Rudder

Rudder by Normation is a tool for infrastructure automation and compliance verification. It seamlessly handles machine deployment (cloud, virtual, physical instances), configuration management and compliance monitoring (including ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, Corporate Policy, etc.).

Key Features:

  • The only open source automation tool with a web management interface
  • An extensive library of ready to use rules
  • Easy to use, codeless graphical creation module
  • Comprehensive compliance dashboard
  • Highly scalable and can manage networks with 100,000 machines
  • Low resource utilization (developed in C)

Pricing:

Free

  1. Rundeck
    @Rundeck

Rundeck

Rundeck is open source software that automates routine and ad-hoc procedures for cloud environments. It is used by organizations keen on improving control of daily operations, reduce errors and improve auditability/visibility. Standardize operating procedures, define access controls and view activity reports on a single dashboard.

Key Features:

  • Jobs can be on-demand via API or web interface or triggered by a scheduler
  • End-to-end infrastructure orchestration across servers by using queries, filters, tags, and attributes
  • Can be executed across Unix and Windows platforms
  • Interested parties are automatically notified of the start, success or failure of a job

Pricing:

  • Rundeck Community Edition - Free
  • Rundeck Pro - Starts at $8,000 per year
  1. SaltStack
    @SaltStack

SaltStack

SaltStack is an established name in infrastructure automation. It approaches IT management by creating software that is easy to use, fast and scalable. SaltStack provides a dynamic communication bus for orchestration, configuration management, and remote execution. Since it was launched in 2011, SaltStack is one of the most active and fastest growing infrastructure automation projects in the world.

Key Features:

  • Multi-cloud orchestration
  • Instant audit of security policies
  • Continuous code integration and deployment
  • Data filtering and event aggregation ensures efficient data management
  • Can run agentless or with a resilient agent

Pricing:

  • Salt Open - Free
  • SaltStack Enterprise - Request a quote
  1. Scalr
    @scalr

Scalr

Scalr is an enterprise cloud management tool that facilitates the successful delivery of a standardized, automated, and cost-effective enterprise cloud. It uses a top-down, hierarchical approach that equips administrators with the requisite tools to balance development, security and finance needs.

Key Features:

  • Builds hierarchical process where provisioning is put through a policy layer. The policy layer incorporates orchestration, placement, security, permissions, cost management and integration
  • Application-level visibility into budgeting reports, tools and cloud spend
  • Automate cleanup and waste reduction by identifying unutilized resources and preventing needless spending
  • Modular and plugable means easy integration with a wide range of existing systems

Pricing:

  • Open Source Scalr - Free
  • Hosted Scalr - Starts at $99 per month
  • Enterprise Scalr - Request a quote
  1. ServiceNow Cloud Management
    @servicenow

ServiceNow Cloud Management

ServiceNow Cloud Management simplifies and automates the full cloud services lifecycle. It creates an environment that optimizes resource utilization and drives down costs. Accelerate provisioning, approval and service requests. Manage cloud environment efficiently and consistently, while ensuring security and compliance.

Key Features:

  • Cloud-agnostic and can be extended to manage multiple private and public cloud environments
  • Full control of cloud services and resources including key metrics, business costs, and usage visibility
  • Single system of record for consistent configuration of cloud resources, business services, and data
  • Users can self-manage and self-provision predefined configurations

Pricing:

Request a quote

  1. Sprinkle
    @crafterm

Sprinkle

Sprinkle is a scalable, provisioning tool for building remote servers.

Key Features:

  • State-based approach specifies provisioning of remote systems
  • Intelligent support of dependencies, remote installation and multiple types of installers

Pricing:

Free

  1. Tstconfig
    @softwareloop

Tstconfig

Tstconfig allows system administrators to automatically test a large set of configuration files. It provides assurance on a system's level of integrity.

Key Features:

  • Enforce good configuration standards across multiple systems
  • It examines the existing configuration and confirms that specified attributes have the expected values
  • Notifies SysAdmins of discrepancies

Pricing:

Free

Remember that this list is in alphabetical order and is not ranked in terms of importance. Note that the same tool will have different importance and relevance from one organization to another. It will all depend on the complexity of the infrastructure environment the tool is meant for, the ease of integrating with existing systems and the acquiring organization's budget.

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@DevOpsSummit will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure development is significantly increased, and DevOps practitioners report more software releases and higher quality. Sponsors of @DevOpsSummit will benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

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With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo@ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.

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Delegates to Cloud Expo @ThingsExpo will be able to attend 8 simultaneous, information-packed education tracks.

There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

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Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo @ThingsExpo June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech, which will incorporate machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and blockchain into one track.

Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses.

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More than US$20 billion in venture capital is being invested in FinTech this year. @CloudExpo is pleased to bring you the latest FinTech developments as an integral part of our program, starting at the 20th International Cloud Expo June 6-8, 2017 in New York City and October 31 - November 2, 2017 in Silicon Valley.

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"We're here to tell the world about our cloud-scale infrastructure that we have at Juniper combined with the world-class security that we put into the cloud," explained Lisa Guess, VP of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Last year was another banner year for security breaches, sad but true. At times it felt like a week did not go by without the announcement of another large corporate security breach (that usually happened sometime in the past) and the personal information of millions of people was potentially at risk. One breach in particular stands out to me. The Equifax breach that occurred last September. Approximately 145 million individuals' personal information had potentially been acquired by the hackers.
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to the new world.
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management ...
"Venafi has a platform that allows you to manage, centralize and automate the complete life cycle of keys and certificates within the organization," explained Gina Osmond, Sr. Field Marketing Manager at Venafi, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Digital transformation has increased the pace of business creating a productivity divide between the technology haves and have nots. Managing financial information on spreadsheets and piecing together insight from numerous disconnected systems is no longer an option. Rapid market changes and aggressive competition are motivating business leaders to reevaluate legacy technology investments in search of modern technologies to achieve greater agility, reduced costs and organizational efficiencies. In this session, learn how today's business leaders are managing finance in the cloud and the essent...
Organizations planning enterprise data center consolidation and modernization projects are faced with a challenging, costly reality. Requirements to deploy modern, cloud-native applications simultaneously with traditional client/server applications are almost impossible to achieve with hardware-centric enterprise infrastructure. Compute and network infrastructure are fast moving down a software-defined path, but storage has been a laggard. Until now.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that the upcoming DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO New York event will feature 10 companies from Poland to participate at the "Poland Digital Transformation Pavilion" on November 12-13, 2018.
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on organizations of all sizes and in every line of business. Fintech is a constant battleground for th...
You often hear the two titles of "DevOps" and "Immutable Infrastructure" used independently. In his session at DevOps Summit, John Willis, Technical Evangelist for Docker, covered the union between the two topics and why this is important. He provided an overview of Immutable Infrastructure then showed how an Immutable Continuous Delivery pipeline can be applied as a best practice for "DevOps." He ended the session with some interesting case study examples.
The best way to leverage your CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at CloudEXPO. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors!
JETRO showcased Japan Digital Transformation Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo® at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that All in Mobile, a mobile app development company from Poland, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. All In Mobile is a mobile app development company from Poland. Since 2014, they maintain passion for developing mobile applications for enterprises and startups worldwide.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the works because of misaligned incentives.
As data explodes in quantity, importance and from new sources, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and cloud environments grow with it. Managing data includes protecting it, indexing and classifying it for true, long-term management, compliance and E-Discovery. Commvault can ensure this with a single pane of glass solution – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Kevin Jackson joined the faculty of CloudEXPO's "10-Year Anniversary Event" which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City. Kevin L. Jackson is a globally recognized cloud computing expert and Founder/Author of the award winning "Cloud Musings" blog. Mr. Jackson has also been recognized as a "Top 100 Cybersecurity Influencer and Brand" by Onalytica (2015), a Huffington Post "Top 100 Cloud Computing Experts on Twitter" (2013) and a "Top 50 Cloud Computing Blogger for IT Integrators" by CRN (2015). Mr. Jackson's professional career includes...
We all know that end users experience the internet primarily with mobile devices. From an app development perspective, we know that successfully responding to the needs of mobile customers depends on rapid DevOps – failing fast, in short, until the right solution evolves in your customers' relationship to your business. Whether you’re decomposing an SOA monolith, or developing a new application cloud natively, it’s not a question of using microservices - not doing so will be a path to eventual business failure. The real and more difficult question, in developing microservices-based applicatio...
"We were founded in 2003 and the way we were founded was about good backup and good disaster recovery for our clients, and for the last 20 years we've been pretty consistent with that," noted Marc Malafronte, Territory Manager at StorageCraft, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.