Market Guide for Network Automation

Published: 26 March 2018 ID: G00328743

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Network automation tools enable network operations staff to gain process and configuration agility, while ensuring compliance. Infrastructure and operations leaders should use this Market Guide to shortlist appropriate network automation tools for their needs.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition
    • Market Description
  • Market Direction
    • Primary Drivers
  • Market Analysis
    • Cultural Shift Toward Automation Adoption
    • NetOps and SecOps Inflection Points
    • SD WAN Overtakes SDN
    • IBNS Pilots Commence
    • Broader Automation Approaches Continue to Gain Traction
  • Representative Vendors
    • AppViewX
    • Cisco
    • Forward Networks
    • ManageEngine
    • NetBrain
    • Nokia (Nuage Networks)
    • Red Hat (Ansible)
    • SolarWinds
    • Veriflow
    • VMware
    • Additional Vendors
    • Selection Criteria
  • Market Recommendations
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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