Typically we have dev, test and production environments and need a means to either promote from one environment to the next (eg export/import) or apply the same change to all eg execute a deployment script. Although we can export the device types and the individual devices from one environment there are a number of problems:
Ideally, any solution should be compatible with a version control system such as git.
Without the ability to manage and consistently (ie automatded) deploy changes through the development lifecycle it is difficult to support the use of this product beyond simple demos.
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