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The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2020

The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

August 10, 2020

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Why Read This Report

In our 26-criterion evaluation of infrastructure automation platform providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — BMC Software, Canonical, Chef Software, Cisco, Micro Focus, Microsoft,, Puppet, Red Hat, Resolve Systems, SaltStack, Turbonomic, and VMware — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals select the right one for their needs.

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Table of Contents

  • Modeling, Compliance, And Vulnerability Support Differentiate Vendors
  • Evaluation Summary
  • Vendor Offerings
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Evaluation Overview
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

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