Zenoss & SaltStack
Blog Post: Fast Like a Zebra With SaltStack & Zenoss Data Sheet: Zenoss-SaltStack Partner Solution Brief Press Release: SaltStack & Zenoss Deliver Intelligent Automation for Software-Defined Data Centers
SaltStack is intelligent automation for a software-defined world. The SaltStack event-driven automation platform delivers threat-aware security compliance, fast and scalable control of any cloud, and configuration management for heterogeneous application environments and data center infrastructure. https://saltstack.com
The Zenoss-SaltStack integration enables the software-defined data center.
This strategic partnership was formed to combine hybrid IT monitoring and analytics with predictive orchestration and configuration management for virtualized and software-defined IT environments. As leading organizations across all industries adopt digital transformation initiatives, the demands on IT teams and processes are growing exponentially. The extensible Zenoss and SaltStack platforms offer unprecedented automation capabilities, eliminating the delays, errors and downtime costs associated with manual response to ensure real-time health and performance for services that power digital transformation.
Event-driven automation from SaltStack integrates with advanced monitoring from Zenoss to efficiently orchestrate DevOps tasks and data center operations. SaltStack consumes and reacts to Zenoss data and events making DevOps teams extremely efficient and fully automating the on-demand deployment of new instances in AWS, controlling configuration drift on monitored instances, and orchestrating the deployment of complex application environments.
In addition to automating day-one monitoring for server deployment and configuration, the integration addresses other key use cases including:
- Autonomous scaling of data center capacity based on system events
- Intelligent system remediation triggered by event creation, consumption and diagnosis
- Monitoring configuration vulnerability alerts as system events for infrastructure security compliance
The Zenoss-SaltStack integration also automates response to infrastructure and application performance issues, providing intelligent remediation triggered by event creation, consumption and diagnosis. Through automatic deployment, configuration and monitoring of Zenoss service relationships, SaltStack enables auto-scaling of data center capacity. This is a unique and significant advancement in guaranteeing the health and security of IT services that drive modern businesses.