BladeLogic Server Automation vs. Puppet Enterprise

BladeLogic Server Automation is ranked 11th in Configuration Management with 1 review vs Puppet Enterprise which is ranked 5th in Configuration Management with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of BladeLogic Server Automation writes "We use this tool for deployment, patching, audit, and compliance". The top reviewer of Puppet Enterprise writes "It has reduced the time of production changes or environment changes". BladeLogic Server Automation is most compared with Ansible, SCCM and Puppet Enterprise. Puppet Enterprise is most compared with Operations Orchestration, BladeLogic Automation Suite and SCCM.
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Pros
It makes deployment easier and allows us to put restrictions on the server using role-based authorization.BladeLogic lets users view the filesystem with minimal authorization to the server.

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The main purpose for this automation tool would be: deploying, controlling, ordering change for the system and IT Infrastructure.Puppet Enterprise has reduced the time of production changes or environment changes.Puppet3 and 4 series provides optimum deployment solutions for infrastructure and applications.

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Provisioning needs to be more user-friendly. We were using BladeLogic for provisioning, but due to a lot of issues and complications, we had to stop using provisioning with this tool.

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At the beginning the initial setup was kind of complex.We would like Puppet to add more integration for applications.

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Overview

BladeLogic Server Automation allows you to quickly and securely provision, configure, patch, and maintain physical, virtual, and cloud servers. 

·         Threat remediation: Combine with BMC SecOps Response Service to link vulnerabilities to identified patches and create a remediation plan

·         Compliance: Integrates role-based access control, pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP, documentation, and remediation

·         Provisioning: Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning

·         Configuration: Consistently manage change and configuration activities across a broad range of server environments with one tool

·         Reporting: Assess change impact or complete an audit using multiple dashboard views

·         Patching: Supports and follows maintenance window guidelines to ensure timely delivery of patches

Puppet Data Center Automation helps sysadmins automate configuration and management of machines and the software running on them. With our software, businesses can make rapid, repeatable changes and automatically enforce the consistency of systems and devices, across physical and virtual machines, on prem or in the cloud.

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State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAPLos Alamos National Laboratory, GitHub, IP Commerce, Cedexis, Spiceworks, Server Density, Swisstopo, Chockstone, Constant Contact, NICS, Citrix
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