Gartner Information Technology Research

Best Networking Practices in a DevOps World

Published: 06 May 2020

ID: G00720717

Analyst(s): Andrew Lerner , George Spafford


In theory, DevOps includes all aspects of infrastructure; but in practice, networking is largely disconnected from DevOps initiatives, particularly within on-premises data centers. This research identifies how I&O leaders should integrate networking activities into DevOps activities.

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Strategic Planning Assumptions



Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1. Popular Tools for Automating Networks and Applying DevOps Principles to Networking

Note 2. Site Reliability Engineers and Automation Architects

Note 3. Enabling Network Activities

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