Configuration Management

Amazon Web Services is the new data center. Cloud services has leveled the playing field, allowing competition to enter the market with a low barrier to entry. As great as that is, it is only the beginning of leveraging the cloud for a scalable software driven infrastructure to run your business on.

Automation is a key component of maximizing agility and resiliency. Configuration Management is a key concept for managing automation. Systems Engineers are well versed in using scripts for managing infrastructure. Configuration Management provides a reliable, secure way to centralize those efforts of automation. We like using Ansible which takes a minimalist approach to configuration management.

One thing worth noting, there are CI/CD designs where using a configuration management tool is not the best choice. We can help you determine whether configuration management is right for your objectives.
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