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Azure Automation or DevOps – Which is Right for Me?

Interested in learning more about automation in Azure? In a recent webinar, Josh Gural explored ways to provide automation for efficiencies and cost savings and the Azure DevOps offerings for a predictable controlled release pipeline, as well as helping decide whether Azure Automation and Azure DevOps is right for you.

The webinar begins by with an overview of the Azure Automation service. Azure Automation delivers a cloud-based automation and configuration service to automate, configure and install updates across hybrid environments. It saves time and lowers overhead costs by allowing automation of frequent, time consuming and error-prone cloud management tasks.

Azure Automation consists of three main areas: process automation, update management and configuration features. Josh delves into each of these pieces and the benefits of using Azure Automation such as simplify configuration management; integrate with services you depend on and deliver more reliable services. The webinar also discusses use cases and Azure Automation capabilities.

Azure DevOps automates and speeds software delivery. It makes your process and your products more reliable. When you implement DevOps technologies and practice, you’ll provide value to your customers faster—in the form of new and innovative products, or enhancements to existing ones. Josh reviews the DevOps model and use cases for DevOps.

The webinar wraps up with comparing these two Azure offerings to help decide which is best for you. So, if you’re looking save money and increase efficiency with automation and want to know whether Azure Automation or DevOps is best for business, this webinar is for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.



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