Gartner Report: NetOps 2.0

Welcome to NetOps 2.0

"Digital businesses move at the pace of software, while networking typically moves at the pace of hardware." - Gartner

In this report, Gartner breaks down the requirements for the shift from NetOps 1.0 to 2.0, the skills required, and how to forge collaboration between your NetOps, SecOps and DevOps.

When Cloud walked in, it changed the rules for networking. The pressure is on your network teams to deliver more, faster, and with fewer errors. And that pressure is only getting more intense.

You can’t meet the needs of your digital business if your NetOps, SecOps and DevOps are operating in silos, or if you’re still manually deploying network changes.

Today, Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) leaders need to make a shift in networking strategy and investments to:

  • Increase alignment for your network operations with security and DevOps teams
  • Reduce your manual toil by building an automation-friendly network
  • Double-down on data & analytics


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Gartner, NetOps 2.0: Embrace Network Automation and Analytics to Win in the Era of ContinuousNext, Josh Chessman, Sanjit Ganguli, Andrew Lerner, 9 October 2019

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