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To Avoid Costly Tool Mistakes, Understand Application Release Automation Market Dynamics

Published: 19 September 2013

ID: G00252554

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher, Ronni Rosenstein


The ARA market has experienced dramatic shifts due to growing numbers of I&O initiatives for DevOps and cloud management that directly impact tool evolution and adoption. IT leaders investing in ARA must incorporate these shifts and resulting impacts into their purchase planning process.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Increased vendor activity and investments over the next 12 to 18 months will escalate the complexity of product selection for IT leaders
  • ARA use cases will be extended to adjacent operational tools and processes, forcing IT leaders to adapt their integration strategies

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