With regards to making deploying applications in a cloud environment easier, it’s important to note that in a cloud environment your applications need to be connected and deployed to thousands of remote servers. Automated deployment can discover remote servers, whether they are in a private or public cloud, and make them available for deployment within minutes. This makes deploying your applications much easier and more efficient. I’d encourage you to look further into the advantages of automated processes. Let me know if you have other questions.