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The future of datacenter network automation

Find out how network management is modernized through automation

EMA research explores the cutting edge of datacenter network automation. It collects quantitative and qualitative research by EMA analysts to reveal how technology organizations are planning, implementing, and using datacenter network automation solutions and identifies the technologies used by these organizations. The research explores the benefits and challenges associated with datacenter network automation, revealing some potential best practices for organizations.

This study has found that:

  • Nearly 77% of technology professionals notice the need for improvement in their network automation strategy.

  • 72% of organizations require their tools to orchestrate network automation across multiple, geographically dispersed datacenters.

  • The top benefits organizations hope to derive from network automation include operational efficiency, reduced security risk, and improved compliance.


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