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How I&O Leaders Can Navigate the Container Automation Landscape

Published: 16 January 2018

ID: G00333205

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher , Dennis Smith , Terrence Cosgrove


Containers provide speed and agility for modern platform application development; however, they require automation tooling. Infrastructure and operations leaders must identify the automation tooling combination that can supply an optimized, automated delivery pipeline for containerized applications.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select Tools by Identifying a Use Case
  • Determine the Individual Functionality of Each Tool
    • ARA Tools
    • Container Management Software
    • CCA Tools
    • Choosing Between ARA and CCA Tools
    • Choosing Between ARA and CMS Tools
    • Choosing Between CCA and CMS Tools
    • Choosing Between CCA, ARA and CMS Tools

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