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Data Center Automation (DCA) Software

Data Center Automation

What is Data Center Automation Software?

Data Center Automation is the automation of the processes and workflow of data center operations, including the management, maintenance, and monitoring tasks involved in maintaining operations of a data center environment.​

Common Features

  • Application Provisioning
  • Audit Trail
  • Integration w/3rd Party Tools
  • Multi-Site Functionality
  • Discovery
  • Task Scheduling
  • Backup
  • Patching Automation
  • Server Provisioning
  • Remediation
  • Server Configuration Monitoring
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Process Automation
  • Task Monitoring

Top Data Center Automation (DCA) Software

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Products: 8
Next Award: Jun 2025

Top Data Center Automation Software 2024

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Data Center Automation

Composite Score
8.1 /10
CX Score
8.4 /10

Accelerate identification, prioritization, and remediation of noncompliant configurations and exposures through automation—on prem or SaaS.

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Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Security Protects
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
Badge Winner
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Red Hat® Ansible® Automation is automation software powered by Red Hat Ansible Engine—an execution engine with hundreds of modules that can automate all aspects of IT environments and processes—and Red Hat Ansible Tower—a management interface that can integrate with other services.

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Pros

  • Reliable
  • Efficient Service
  • Respectful
  • Acts with Integrity
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Composite Score
7.9 /10
CX Score
8.0 /10

Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Fair
  • Reliable
  • Enables Productivity
Badge Winner
Composite Score
7.7 /10
CX Score
7.6 /10

Automate, formerly LabTech, is an IT management tool that helps deliver IT services at the speed of business. Our remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform provides powerful automation to discover & manage devices, monitor for problems, and automate action. Deliver streamlined reactive and proactive managed services, stop putting out fires, and start focusing on what matters most.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Reliable
  • Security Protects
  • Acts with Integrity

Cons

  • Under Delivered
Composite Score
7.6 /10
CX Score
7.8 /10

VMware Aria Automation (formerly vRealize Automation) automates the delivery of IT services, and enables IT to embed automation and policies within blueprints including network and security services, accelerating the delivery of production-ready infrastructure.

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Pros

  • Security Protects
  • Unique Features
  • Respectful
  • Performance Enhancing
Composite Score
7.6 /10
CX Score
8.1 /10

Cisco provides automation modules that allow for assimilation at a pace that is comfortable for your organization. Start with infrastructure automation, and when you're ready, expand your capabilities to enterprise and hybrid cloud or application automation. All modules work together and are operated using a common interface, which simplifies service lifecycle management. You can trust Cisco for data center automation that gets your business where it needs to be, as fast as it needs to be there.

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Pros

  • Saves Time
  • Enables Productivity
  • Respectful
  • Trustworthy
Badge Winner
Perforce Software, Inc.

Puppet Enterprise

Composite Score
7.5 /10
CX Score
7.8 /10

Puppet Enterprise makes it easy to automate the provisioning, configuration and ongoing management of your machines and the software running on them. Make rapid, repeatable changes and automatically enforce the consistency of systems and devices – across physical and virtual machines, on premise or in the cloud.

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Pros

  • Enables Productivity
  • Efficient Service
  • Respectful
  • Includes Product Enhancements
Composite Score
7.1 /10
CX Score
7.1 /10

Manage complex workload across platforms, ERP systems, business apps from mainframe to microservices.

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Pros

  • Effective Service
  • Enables Productivity
  • Saves Time
  • Performance Enhancing

Cons

  • Charges for Enhancements
  • Inhibits Innovation

Products below are ineligible for awards due to insufficient recent reviews

Composite Score
8.2 /10
CX Score
8.6 /10

Today’s digital enterprises rely on high performing databases to drive faster, smarter applications. BMC BladeLogic Database Automation ensures databases start off and remain highly compliant without sacrificing speed.

Foreman

Foreman

Composite Score
7.8 /10
CX Score
8.2 /10

Foreman is a complete lifecycle management tool for physical and virtual servers. We give system administrators the power to easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy applications, and proactively manage servers, on-premise or in the cloud.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
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