An Automation Account is a container for your Azure Automation resources. It provides a way to separate your environments or further organize your Automation workflows and resources.
Azure Automation allows you to automate the creation, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of resources in your Azure environment and across external systems. Azure uses a highly scalable and reliable workflow execution engine to simplify cloud management. Orchestrate time-consuming and frequently repeated tasks across Azure and third-party systems.
With Automation, you can connect into any system that exposes an API over typical Internet protocols. Azure Automation includes integration into many Azure services, including:
Need your workflows to integrate into another service? Extend Azure Automation to third-party solutions simply by importing an existing PowerShell module or writing your own in C# or Windows PowerShell.