Gambling on virtualisation: One company's mission to automate its infrastructure

NICK HEATH | May 10, 2018

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We're trying to get to the point where the infrastructure team never need to touch the infrastructure to implement change," says Betfair CIO Michael Bischoff. He is describing his mission to automate as much of the online betting exchange's computing infrastructure as possible.Like so many companies, Betfair uses virtualisation software to simplify the deployment, management and monitoring of its IT estate. VMware's vSphere platform virtualises servers in its datacentres and the vCloud Automation Center orchestrates and automates the deployment of these virtual machines. Monitoring the performance of this virtualised infrastructure and the applications running on top is vCenter Operations Management Suite.

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