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    Also Known As
    TrueSight Server Automation, BladeLogic Server Automation, BladeLogic Automation Suite
    Ansible
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    Overview

    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

    Ansible is the simplest way to deploy your applications. It gives you the power to deploy multi-tier applications reliably and consistently, all from one common framework. You can configure needed services as well as push application artifacts from one common system.
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    Sample Customers
    State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAP
    HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBank
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    Financial Services Firm25%
    Government25%
    Insurance Company13%
    Pharma/Biotech Company13%
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    Computer Software Company39%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Government6%
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    Healthcare Company22%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Government11%
    Legal Firm11%
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    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Government8%
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    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise92%
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    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    Small Business9%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise78%
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    BMC TrueSight Server Automation is ranked 15th in Configuration Management while Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is ranked 2nd in Configuration Management with 5 reviews. BMC TrueSight Server Automation is rated 0.0, while Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform writes "Enables us to efficiently manage an almost unlimited number of nodes". BMC TrueSight Server Automation is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, BigFix, Red Hat Satellite, HashiCorp Terraform and Chef, whereas Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Red Hat Satellite, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), BigFix and SaltStack.

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