And the winner is....Thanks to all our survey respondents.
Dawn van Hoegaerden     October 5, 2017 Rundeck

Hello everyone.  The question of the week is: Who won the Drone? First, we have to thank the hundreds of you who completed our survey.  We'll use this feedback to inform our product roadmap. We're privileged to have so many enthusiastic users.  And now to the winners:

Don't Miss Our New Office Hours Session featuring Rundeck Pro Cluster

We're excited to announce new monthly Office Hours with our Rundeck Pro experts.  The first session, on October 11, 2017 at 9 am PDT, will focus on Rundeck Pro Cluster.  Last month, we launched a new and improved version of Rundeck Pro Cluster that delivers the availability, scalability and management features required for IT Operations in the DevOps and Digital Transformation age.  

6 Things You May Not Know About Rundeck Pro (But Should)
Dawn van Hoegaerden     September 22, 2017 Rundeck, Featured

As a Rundeck open source user, the standard features and benefits of Rundeck are undoubtedly familiar to you. But do you know all of the great benefits that you get when you upgrade to Rundeck Pro? From enterprise features and scalability to getting a direct line of communication to core the Rundeck team, Rundeck Pro helps you take your Rundeck usage to the next level.

Here are 6 key things you may not know about Rundeck Pro:   

Automation and software-defined IT can bridge server skills gap

 

An article from Cliff Saran at Computer Weekly caught my eye this week.  It asserts that many IT Ops personnel are reluctant to use orchestration and automation tools deal with the demands of modern business.  Of course, we at Rundeck think orchestration and automation are critical components of an efficient and scalable IT Ops organizations.  Read on and let us know what you think about this research.

3 Tips for Managers Rolling Out Ansible

“Just fell in love with @Rundeck to let non-ops people run @ansible playbooks.”-CTO, Digital Agency

Getting to Self-Service: Break Up the Monolithic Thinking About Ops Procedures

 The Takeaways:

  • Ops procedures are not as monolithic as commonly believed
  • Separate each element and move to where it will do the the most to improve the flow of work or labor utilization
  • Implement Operations as a Service capabilities and move your organization towards a Self-Service Operations model