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System Center 2022 Release

Microsoft announced the release of System Center 2022 on 1st April. The updated Microsoft System Center Orchestrator product information can be found here. The release brings significant improvements to the System Center suite, including an important update to Orchestrator, which is now a 64-bit application. This new functionality enables Orchestrator to work seamlessly with 64-bit PowerShell within code activities, a revision that has been sort-after by the user base. Organisations may be...

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Kelverion’s Microsoft Ignite Giftcard Winners Are…

As part of our Microsoft Ignite Featured Partner Showcase, we invited attendees to complete a short survey on automation adoption, in exchange for a chance to win one of five $100 gift cards. With hundreds of survey entries, Kelverion have gathered some insightful data which we are looking forward to sharing with you in our upcoming webinar: Top IT Automation Targets for 2022 taking place on Thursday 27th January 2022. On December 2nd 2021, using Google’s Random Number Generator, the five...

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What is Azure Automation?

As Microsoft Azure continues to be developed and more automation options become available; Azure Automation, Logic Apps, ARM (Azure Resource Manager) and Azure Function Apps to name a few. The question is quickly turning from ‘how do I automate with Azure?’ to ‘what automation type do I use in Azure?’. Across our next few blogs, we will seek to delve into the options available and look to define how they stack up against Azure Automation. Firstly, what is Azure Automation? Azure Automation is...

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Top 6 Use Case Examples Driving Automation Adoption

All too often, the Kelverion team hear that businesses are trying to deliver more services with less resource, all whilst meeting tight Service Level Agreements. There are many automation use cases to relieve this pressure, and this article explores the six use case examples driving automation adoption within service management. 1. Joiners, Movers & Leavers Joiners, Movers & Leavers (JML) is one of the most painful tasks for overloaded service desks to process.  The creation of...

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Planning an IT Automation Project

The planning of an IT automation project is crucial to success, this article takes a deep dive into areas which should be considered and addressed before embarking on an automation journey. Securing executive sponsorship and establishing governance Having the support and guidance from a senior leader within your organisation will undoubtedly benefit the delivery of your project. Implementing automation is change, and as with any change; has the potential for resistance. It is imperative to...

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Azure Functions, What Is It Exactly?

What is Microsoft Azure Functions, and how does it compare to Azure Automation? As Microsoft Azure continues to be developed and more automation options become available; Azure Automation, Logic Apps, ARM (Azure Resource Manager) and Azure Functions to name a few, the question is quickly turning from ‘how do I automate with Azure?’ to ‘what automation type do I use in Azure?’ Across our next few blogs, we will seek to delve into the options available and define how they stack up against Azure...

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