Based on a unique architecture that integrates configuration automation and compliance assurance, BMC Server Automation enables IT organizations to implement a policy-based automation solution for managing their data centers, while also ensuring highest uptime for business-critical services. What's more, as customers continue to adopt virtualization and cloud-based technologies, this solution provides a single platform for managing physical and virtual servers, across all major virtual platforms.
Supported by a robust security model, it enables organizations to dramatically reduce operational costs, improve operational quality, and achieve operational compliance. The BMC solution addresses the following main functional areas:
BMC Server Automation is part of the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite.
This section describes the key concepts to help you be successful with your BMC Server Automation implementation. For more information, see the following topics:
|BMC Server Automation components||This topic provides a brief description of the key components in a standard BMC Server Automation implementation.|
|BMC Server Automation architecture|
The topics in this section provide an overview of the product architecture as well as a description of the tiers and product components. It includes the following sub-topics:
|Health and Value Dashboards||This topic introduces the Health and Value Dashboards. The Health Dashboard gathers information about BMC Server Automation system components and assesses how well they are functioning. The Value Dashboard can provide metrics on the time and money saved by using BMC Server Automation.|