We all hear the buzz these days about network automation. But what is it, where can we get started, is it really worth looking at, or is it just a distraction? In September SCCUG will take a deep look at Network Automation in general, and how we feel it is impacting our industry and then dive into a specific tool and demo what it might look like. We will cover Ansible, why we are using it, what its strengths and weaknesses are and then perform a short demo utilizing it.