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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Release Orchestration


Infrastructure and operations leaders who need to connect to and scale continuous integration/continuous delivery investments, modernize release management, and improve agility across a mix of cultures, activities and technology are discovering an ARO market that’s evolving to meet their needs.

Published: 10 September 2018

ID: G00343560

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher , Laurie Wurster , Christopher Little

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • CA Technologies
    • Chef
    • Electric Cloud
    • GitLab
    • IBM
    • Micro Focus
    • Octopus Deploy
    • Puppet
    • Red Hat
    • XebiaLabs
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
    • Additional Vendors Offering Some or All ARO Capabilities

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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