Predicts 2017: Enterprise Networks and Network Services

Network technologies

“While the CLI remains the dominant mechanism for more than 85% of system engineers to implement network changes, several alternatives are gaining popularity, including APIs, fabrics, and SD-WAN. By 2020, only 30% of network operations teams will use the CLI as their primary interface, down from 85% at YE16.”

Read this Gartner report to understand:

How the network is fundamentally changing to support the performance requirements of digital business applications.
How intent-based network technologies can automate current manual operational processes.
What tools, teams and architectures to consider.