Hype Cycle for I&O Automation, 2017

Archived Published: 17 July 2017 ID: G00313857


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The IT automation space continues to evolve as new technologies emerge and other technologies converge, creating confusion. I&O leaders should proactively identify the correct automation technologies for their specific goals and objectives as part of a purposeful strategic initiative.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Self-Organizing Automated DCs
      • Network Configuration Automation
      • Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) Platforms
      • DevOps Toolchain Orchestration
      • Continuous Delivery
      • DevOps Toolchain
      • Heuristic Automation
      • IT Service Orchestration
      • Management Software-Defined Storage
      • Intent-Based Networking
      • Composable Infrastructure
    • At the Peak
      • Application Release Automation
      • Intelligent Automation for Infrastructure Managed Services
      • Virtual Network Configuration Automation
      • Container Management
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Continuous Configuration Automation
      • DevOps
      • DevSecOps
      • Hybrid Cloud Computing
      • COBIT
      • Cloud Management Platforms
      • Configuration Auditing
      • Network Configuration and Change Management Tools
    • Climbing the Slope
      • IT Process Automation Tools
      • ITIL
      • Cloud Migration Tools
      • Server (Life Cycle) Automation
      • IT Workload Automation
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Patch Management
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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