Kelverion IT Process Automation Blog

Kelverion Runbook Studio Now Available via the Microsoft Azure Market Place

Posted by Greg Charman on Dec 21, 2016 11:58:19 AM

Kelverion have this week released a new VM to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace for the Kelverion Runbook Studio for Azure Automation.

This Azure Market Place VM provides an installed version of the Kelverion Runbook Studio, licencing server for Kelverion Integration Modules and tutorials for authoring with Runbook Studio and a sample runbook for using the Integration Modules for ServiceNow and SQL Server.

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Topics: Azure Automation

System Center Orchestrator 2016 Kelverion Integration Pack Support Announcement

Posted by Sean McCreesh on Nov 30, 2016 12:24:24 PM

We pleased to announce the support of our Integration Packs on Orchestrator 2016

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Topics: Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2016

Kelverion Runbook Studio v1.2 Now Released

Posted by Greg Charman on Nov 4, 2016 8:39:00 AM

Azure Automation is an incredibly powerful tool but it does require a high degree of PowerShell knowledge and necessitates a constant internet connection to be able to develop anything.

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Topics: Azure Automation

Surviving Patch Tuesday

Posted by Greg Charman on Sep 27, 2016 8:17:00 AM

Every configuration administrator looks forward to Patch Tuesday with equal parts anticipation and dread.

On the one hand, you have the certainty that vital updates and patches will regularly show up on your doorstep ready to deploy. On the other, without some careful intervention, you just might find a patch takes your entire server estate offline–all at the same time.

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Topics: Patching

Meet us in Atlanta @ Ignite 2016

Posted by Sean McCreesh on Sep 21, 2016 12:23:39 PM

Kelverion will be at Ignite 2016 next week in Atlanta!

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Topics: Automation

Kelverion at System Center Europe 2016

Posted by Greg Charman on Aug 18, 2016 9:57:05 AM

As technology has moved forward, so has Kelverion.   

Building on our extensive Orchestrator expertise we are now releasing integration products for Microsoft Azure Automation, SMA and PowerShell. 

The Key first step to this journey is our new Runbook Studio for Azure Automation Product.

The Runbook studio is a platform for developing IT automation runbooks. It provides the capabilities for authoring, upload, download and testing runbooks. The Runbooks can then be executed on Microsoft’s cloud based platform, Azure Automation.

The Runbook Studio also enables you to have a connection with multiple subscriptions and automation accounts. 

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Topics: Microsoft System Center 2012, Azure

Join us at WPC 2016

Posted by Sean McCreesh on Jun 27, 2016 9:09:41 AM

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Topics: Microsoft System Center 2012

4 Ways the New Runbook Studio Makes Azure Automation Even Better

Posted by Greg Charman on May 5, 2016 7:30:00 AM

With Microsoft Azure you are finally able to utilise the Cloud to scale your infrastructure according to your needs. Virtual machines are popping in and out of existence at your whim. Today it’s collaborating with SharePoint, tomorrow you’re building databases in Oracle; a cornucopia of business applications await your every command. Furthermore, all this is accessed from any place, anytime, because the Cloud is wherever you need it to be, right?

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Topics: Automation, Azure

Announcing the Kelverion Runbook Studio - Making Azure Automation Easy

Posted by Greg Charman on Apr 20, 2016 7:30:00 AM

As an IT Process Automation specialist who has been using System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator and Opalis since 2007, I was very excited by Microsoft’s announcement in 2014 of Azure Automation their new cloud based automation platform.  I have been an avid user and follower of Azure Automation since its inception as a pure PowerShell interface, into its graphical authoring capability via the Azure Portal.

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Topics: Automation, Azure

Understanding Kelverion’s New User Onboarding Solution

Posted by Amber Goins on Dec 1, 2015 1:58:55 PM

The tasks for setting up a new user are basically simple, but for various reasons never get completed in time for a new employee or contractor to start working immediately.  Most of us have started a new job and had the experience of sitting at a desk unable to login on our first day on the job.  The next few days or weeks are full of requests to get access to email, files, folders, Sharepoint sites, remote access and time entry systems.

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