The Forrester Wave: Infrastructure Automation Platforms

The 11 providers that matter most and how they stack up


As automation use cases grow, infrastructure automation platforms are increasingly offering enterprises significant benefits.

In this 31-criterion evaluation of infrastructure automation platform providers, Forrester identified the 11 most significant ones — BMC Software, Chef Software, HashiCorp, Micro Focus, Microsoft,, Puppet, Red Hat, SaltStack, Turbonomic, and VMware — and researched, analysed, and scored them.

This report shows how each provider measures up and helps I&O professionals select the right one for their needs.

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