Chapter 7

Automation Strategies

So far in this book, you have learned a lot about automation, from types of automation, to use cases, to tools to help you fulfill the use cases. You have learned about data and what you can accomplish by using it. You have learned about using Ansible as an automation tool and implementing playbooks. You have even learned about using NetDevOps pipelines to automate the delivery of end-to-end activities in a network.

This chapter covers strategy, which is notoriously missing in many companies today but is key for success. This chapter looks at what an automation strategy is, what it consists of, and how it relates to other types of company strategies. As you read this chapter, you will begin to understand the importance ...

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