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Network Automation and Network Management

Eliminate the #1 cause of network outages

with BladeLogic Network Automation

Bad configuration changes cause more network outages than any other issue. Not with BladeLogic Network Automation. It automates your networks' configuration, change, and compliance processes so outages and downtime are a thing of the past.

Streamlined automation. Serious business benefits.

BladeLogic Network Automation delivers big business benefits through configuration, provisioning, and closed-loop compliance of network devices in your data center. By implementing this policy-based automation solution, IT can:

  • Rapidly provision network changes in virtualized data centers, including automated service request fulfillment of cloud services
  • Reduce operational costs by up to 80% through automation and one-click rollback
  • Eliminate the number one cause of network outages–erroneous configuration changes
  • Ensure continuous compliance with internal best practices and regulatory standards (HIPAA, NERC, PCI, SOX, etc.)
  • Extend enterprise-wide change management initiatives to the network level

Manage all your networks across all major platforms

BMC Network Automation supports all leading operating systems and virtualization platforms, giving you a one-stop-shop for managing your network devices. Its SmartMerge and Smart ACL Management technologies make it easy configure devices, change configurations, and deploy changes. 

Additional capabilities include:

  • Automatically generating the change scripts used to implement mass configuration updates, enforce policies, and perform non-disruptive rollbacks
  • Simplifying complex configuration changes using pre-defined jobs and configuration templates
  • Implementing network containers and service profiles for repeatable IT service provisioning
  • Automatically grouping network elements for targeted job execution
  • Streamlining access control list (ACL) management and eliminating security vulnerabilities during updates
  • Maintaining a trusted baseline configuration for one-click comparison and remediation
  • Providing real-time, policy-based compliance auditing based on built-in content and user-defined rules
  • Quickly identifying and quarantining suspect endpoints


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