There’s no doubt about it, networks are becoming increasingly complex, and between connecting to high-powered data centers, spinning up cloud deployments and ensuring constant connectivity – all while keeping costs down – IT teams are feeling the pressure. So, how can they do it all, do it well and keep within a tight budget? Automation.
By implementing automation tools and practices, networks can better withstand modern workloads, provide a new level dynamism and speed, and cut costs. Scott Sneddon, senior director, SDN and Virtualization at Juniper Networks provided the following five benefits of network automation.