Business mangers play a pivotal role in dictating IT spending across several clouds, IT spending and to various IT teams including cloud architects, developers, infrastructure & operations, site reliability engineers, among others.
It thus has become the need to consider the software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based automation and management solutions. According to reports, decision makers are required to evaluate SaaS as a sensible alternative to management solutions and for on-premises automation.
The reasons are mainly because the browser-based access to software applications will enable access to data anywhere on the device on demand. Management and automation can also be performed in a more integrated and consistent fashion, the SaaS application delivery also includes security mechanisms, in addition to top-tier datacenters, usually consisting of multitenant architecture. Moreover, implementation cycles are fast since the vendor takes the responsibility for delivering successfully the service capabilities and also eliminating the need for hardware provisioning.
Because of the underlying technology architecture, SaaS based management and automation solutions provide significant technology and business benefits. Additionally, the SaaS model differs considerably from the on-premises automation and management solutions which require customers to undertake upgrading, patching, integration activity and other high levels of administration.
Another major benefit of investing in SaaS management and automation is because with growing automated processes, it becomes more secure and reduces the risk of human error.
Modern IT teams utilize SaaS management in order to deliver SaaS based multicloud management and orchestration solutions, which include VMware Cloud Automation Services, among others.