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Vendor Landscape: Configuration Management

Tame The Wild West Of Infrastructure-As-Code Through Automation

June 30, 2017

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Despite the proliferation of infrastructure-as-code (IaC) across enterprises and the cloud, some infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals still treat configuration management as a manual exercise. In an age when I&O is dealing with hundreds, if not thousands, of systems, this is no longer feasible — the time has come to automate. In this report, we highlight multiple vendors that are addressing this challenge through open source and commercial tools and show how these vendors fit into the larger narrative of change management and development/operations (DevOps).

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Table of Contents

  • Configuration Management Delivers On Infrastructure Velocity
  • Community Engagement Is Important To This Market
  • Everyone In A Technology Role Is Now A Developer
  • Products Vary, By Strategy As Well As Features
  • Recommendations

  • Redefine Your Change Management Processes
  • What It Means

  • Point Solutions Rule The Day — For Now
  • Supplemental Material
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