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API Management for IT Tools News
April 06, 2021
Puppet's Relay event-driven automation framework ships this week, with Puppet Enterprise integration that can link cloud-native workflows with on-premises infrastructure and apps.
October 23, 2020
HashiCorp Consul and Terraform can now sync for network infrastructure automation, a sought-after connection some users had previously tried to cobble together themselves.
September 24, 2020
Open source Jenkins now has a public roadmap, which shows plans to address user experience issues, at a time when enterprise IT pros favor 'everything as code' to foster GitOps.
June 25, 2020
Puppet's IT automation system Relay, now in beta, offers an event-driven take on IT workflows, but the vendor must clearly establish the product's value over competing DevOps systems.
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