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  • "The setup for Terraform is quite easy and currently, we are using their community version along with Jenkins."
  • "They have given it to us at a monthly cost, but it is on a yearly basis."
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    The state backend, automated describe functionality, modular structures, and variablization using templates are most valuable.
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    They have given it to us at a monthly cost, but it is on a yearly basis.
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    Also Known As
    TrueSight Server Automation, BladeLogic Server Automation, BladeLogic Automation Suite
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    BladeLogic Server Automation allows you to quickly and securely provision, configure, patch, and maintain physical, virtual, and cloud servers. 

    ·         Threat remediation: Combine with BMC SecOps Response Service to link vulnerabilities to identified patches and create a remediation plan

    ·         Compliance: Integrates role-based access control, pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP, documentation, and remediation

    ·         Provisioning: Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning

    ·         Configuration: Consistently manage change and configuration activities across a broad range of server environments with one tool

    ·         Reporting: Assess change impact or complete an audit using multiple dashboard views

    ·         Patching: Supports and follows maintenance window guidelines to ensure timely delivery of patches

    HashiCorp was founded by Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar in 2012 with the goal of revolutionizing datacenter management: application development, delivery, and maintenance.
    The datacenter of today is very different than the datacenter of yesterday, and we think the datacenter of tomorrow is just around the corner. We're writing software to take you all the way from yesterday to today, and then safely to tomorrow and beyond.
    Physical, virtual, containers. Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Windows, Linux, Mac. These are just some of the choices faced when architecting a datacenter of today. And the choice is not one or the other; instead, it is often a combination of many of these.
    HashiCorp builds tools to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that span the gaps. Our tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. And we're committed to supporting next-generation technologies, as well.
    HashiCorp was founded and continues to be run by the primary authors of all our core technologies powering thousands of companies worldwide. We speak at conferences and write books related to application and infrastructure management.
    All our foundational technologies are open source and developed openly, and have been since 2010.
    The Tao of HashiCorp is the foundation that guides our vision, roadmap, and product design. As you evaluate using or contributing to HashiCorp's products, it may be valuable to understand the motivations and intentions for our work. Learn more about the Tao of HashiCorp here: https://www.hashicorp.com/tao-of-hashicorp

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    Sample Customers
    State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAP
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    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm25%
    Insurance Company13%
    Pharma/Biotech Company13%
    Computer Software Company39%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise92%
    Small Business56%
    Large Enterprise44%
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    BMC TrueSight Server Automation is ranked 15th in Configuration Management while HashiCorp Terraform is ranked 6th in Configuration Management with 7 reviews. BMC TrueSight Server Automation is rated 0.0, while HashiCorp Terraform is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of HashiCorp Terraform writes "Creating a VPC and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated". BMC TrueSight Server Automation is most compared with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, BigFix, Red Hat Satellite and Chef, whereas HashiCorp Terraform is most compared with Red Hat Satellite, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, SaltStack, Spring Cloud and Quali CloudShell Pro.

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