Streamline your data center with next-gen management from BladeLogic Server Automation. Integrated configuration and compliance, plus policy-based automation add up to comprehensive capabilities across any environment - physical, cloud, and everything in between.
BladeLogic Server Automation is a policy-driven configuration state management solution giving you the information you need to manage bulky change and configuration tasks without drowning in unnecessary details. By automating processes like patching, configuring, updating, and reporting on servers, it enables consistency, compliance, and complete insight into your data center.
With BladeLogic Server Automation, you can:
Enable rapid and targeted changes without scripting
Support roll-back of incomplete or incorrect changes
Maintain a historical baseline configuration for one-click comparison and remediation
Run out-of-the-box and ad hoc reports on compliance, inventory, provisioning, patch, and deployment
Gain both big picture and granular views into your server infrastructure
Automate provisioning across every environment
BladeLogic Server Automation is a provisioning powerhouse, with capabilities like:
Full-stack, automated provisioning in physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud data centers
Automated OS installation and configuration with support for all major operating systems
Support for virtual template-based, image-based, and script-based provisioning
Keep compliance under control
Achieve and maintain compliance standards - whether regulatory, security, or operational.
Real-time, policy-based compliance auditing based on built-in content and user-defined rules
Remediation deployed automatically or manually via repair, rollback, or configuration updates
Pre-configured policies for regulatory and security standards
Design your configuration with ZipKits
To define your infrastructure's desired state, you can select from more than 200 pre-built, freely downloadable BladeLogic ZipKits found in the BladeLogic Server Automation Community. In addition, you can build your own BladeLogic packages to suit the needs of your organization. Once built, BladeLogic packages and ZipKits can be reused and shared across your distributed data center environment.
Enforce desired state
After you deploy your desired configuration, BladeLogic communicates regularly with each asset ensuring—and automatically enforcing—the desired state of the nodes. A simple example can be found in maintaining PCI Compliance. Download the PCI Compliance paper.