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Last week, I talked about Ruby and some of the awesome things that you can do with Ruby and iControl together. I also chatted a bit about why that's exciting to me, and gave the first of several examples of Ruby and iControl working together. This week I'll take a look at the next example in line, the Ruby Web Accelerator Policy Switcher. Why might you want a way to switch policies in an automated fashion you ask? Allow me to illuminate. Business these days moves at a pretty astonishing speed....
 As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, most IT organizations must face the challenge of controlling and managing diverse resources that rarely work together. Managing servers, applications, and network technology regularly requires ad hoc tools and processes. Different application languages, protocols, and even different staff with special techniques ensure that almost every technology solution is a one-off experience. One area where this presents considerable complexity is when companies...