With so many different technologies available, organizations need IT automation to link together the disparate hardware and software they use as a self-acting and self-regulating platform. While the concept has been applied by many organizations, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to implement automated platforms capable of dealing with constant security threats, because an automated system is not an intelligent system. This is an important point to remember for organizations as they rely on the automation and slowly forget the security risks they face. One company that provides system administrators a comprehensive insight both on premise and in the cloud is Puppet Labs.