The State of Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Network Management, 2019

Overview From physical to virtual to cloud (and now multi-cloud) infrastructures, networks are getting more and more diverse. For network professionals, managing across such hybrid environments is a growing challenge. On top of that, increasing adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) and SD-WAN technologies are adding new virtual, overlay, and underlay constructs and elements, all making the network stack even more difficult to holistically understand. These factors make accurate network visibility and effective network management harder than ever to achieve