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Connectivity as Code: Making Network Security DevOps-Friendly

Submitted by on July 13, 2018 – 9:15 amNo Comment

DevOps is all about agility, with fast, short delivery cycles and automation for software development and applications. Enabled by recently introduced technologies such as virtualization, cloud and software-defined networking (SDN), spinning up new servers, provisioning storage in a public or private cloud or even launching whole environments can take just minutes or even seconds.

Unlike the typical DevOps scenario, in which developers create a CI/CD pipeline that includes running build processes and tests and delivering the new application completely automatically, provisioning new network connectivity usually involves a slow, laborious process. The application developer needs to manually open a change request and then wait for approvals and implementation of the new connectivity flow before proceeding with the DevOps flow.

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