Public Cloud adoption is becoming a rapidly growing trend. Cloud computing has transformed remarkably from being a cost reduction tool to a massive game changer as enterprises are embracing and adapting its manifold advantages of agility and elasticity, continuity and collaboration and, control and compliance. In the upcoming years, 70% of Enterprise IT budgets will be committed towards Cloud Infrastructure, platforms, software and applications services. Enterprises are under peer pressure to make Cloud transition a top priority in the technology roadmap. Enterprises and its businesses are nowadays assembled together as services, applications,API and systems that are delivered every day using agile processes. Cloud has increased the agility of software development and deployment rapidly.

This “transition to the Cloud” also poses questions like “What are the effective ways managing the infrastructure resource?”, “How to ensure continuous Security and compliance on cloud?”, “How to measure and control costs?”. From enterprise standpoint, they need accountability, comprehensibility, automated checks, cost control mechanisms, bind compliance and governance standards, etc. for their Cloud infrastructure and services. Nonetheless, when it comes to practical implementations, these questions and challenges which are often least acknowledged and overlooked

With this, it is also important to note that companies should choose right Cloud management solutions for their operations and managed services that will help support the transition and address the above challenges.

While many Enterprises are adopting Cloud,there are only a few solutions that understands Cloud dynamics deeply and provide a comprehensive answer to overcome the above challenges. We introduced a one such solution. “Automaton” as part of the CloudEz portfolio last year, a platform solution that a lows Companies to manage their Cloud expeditiously with objectives of Security, Compliance, Cost, Performance and Governance. Automaton comes from 8K Miles, a company born and bred in Cloud, helps enterprises capitalize Cloud in a secure, compliant, automated and agile manner.

What is Automaton?

Automaton is a Cloud platform developed by 8K Miles and used by regulated Enterprises to manage their Security, Compliance and routine operations on Cloud continuously with assisted auto remediation. Automaton’s innovative and holistic approach guarantees Enterprises continuous compliance and continuous security are adhered to industry standards at their Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure

Highlights of Automaton

Powered by combination of Machine Learning and Rules Engine that can predict, identify, heal and operate in automated mode
Reduces infrastructure operational activities by automating recurring activities and fix loopholes
Reduces infrastructure operational activities by automating recurring activities and fix loopholes
End to end life cycle management across all regions and any number of AWS accounts at any scale
Engages Cloud management by implementing industry standard best practices in AWS infrastructure maintenance
Provides continuous security and monitoring through intelligent automated and semi-automated programs
Support for HIPAA, PCI, NIST, CIS Compliance standards
Support for HIPAA, PCI, NIST, CIS Compliance standards
Integration with widely implemented ITSM tools at managed services