Christian Adell Querol – The role of the Network Engineer in the DevOps era

Learn how network engineers can thrive in the DevOps era by embracing automation, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), and other DevOps practices.

Key takeaways
  1. Network automation is essential for modern IT infrastructures. It can help to improve efficiency, reliability, and security.
  2. The network is a fundamental pillar of any IT infrastructure. It is responsible for connecting all of the different devices and applications that make up a business’s IT environment.
  3. The scope of networking is constantly expanding. In addition to traditional networking devices such as routers and switches, the network now includes cloud services, virtualization, and private clouds.
  4. The network is a shared responsibility for the company. It is important for all teams to work together to ensure that the network is operating efficiently and securely.
  5. Network engineers need to adopt a DevOps mindset. This means embracing automation, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), and other DevOps practices.
  6. **There are a number of tools and resources available to help network engineers automate their tasks.