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Implementing automation techniques and tools allows the data center to provide high-availability, complex computing at lower costs. However, planning for the implementation of a systems management solution with data center automation capabilities requires careful gap analysis. This tool helps the enterprise:
- Highlight existing technology state.
- Identify expectations and future state.
Failure to perform an adequate gap analysis will result in mis-prioritization of work, which will in turn result in lost opportunity and wasted resources while planning for automation. Use this gap analysis template to gain a better understanding of the gaps that currently exist within the enterprise regarding automation.