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Understanding the role of business automation in digital transformation

Over the past decade we have witnessed a dramatic shift in the way organizations are conducting business, and the pivots they are making in order to become more agile and efficient. This has been matched by a marked shift in IT as technology increasingly plays a central role in driving these changes through the process of digital transformation. Automation is one of the key capabilities supporting this transformation. From a business standpoint, eliminating the need for manual (i.e., human) intervention in complex or repetitive business processes can have a positive impact on operations. By automating certain decisions, organizations can not only accelerate process workflows but also improve the accuracy and consistency of the results. The concept of business automation is not new, but the technologies continue to evolve to meet changing business demands. Ultimately, the value of...

Survey finds Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the preferred commercial Linux in the public cloud

It’s no secret that Linux has grown over the past decade to become a de facto standard for running reliable, highly-available, and mission-critical workloads...and not just in a corporate datacenter. Nine out of top 10 public clouds run on Linux and every major public cloud provider, from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure, offers multiple Linux distributions in their respective marketplaces. Even with all of the flavors for Linux in the cloud, one common theme stands out: Red Hat Enterprise Linux leads when it comes to production workloads. Based on a July 2017 study sponsored by Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the first choice for a commercial Linux on the public cloud and, more than that, the perceived market leader for current and new application deployments regardless of whether the workload is running in a...