Multi-Cloud Network Automation & Orchestration with Itential

Today’s Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Network Infrastructure

With the adoption of new cloud services, more strain is put on network teams to also learn new dashboards and network services that are unique to each cloud provider and need to connect them together using complex routing protocols that must be done rapidly and in coordination with other IT teams. This has created a need to either merge the networking and cloud teams together or provide a common platform to facilitate the integration and automation needs for the digitally transformed enterprise.

Analyst Report: [Futuriom] The Future of Hybrid Cloud Automation

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Automating The Network of Clouds

With the adoption of new cloud services, more strain is put on network teams to also learn new dashboards and network services that are unique to each cloud provider and need to connect them together using complex routing protocols that must be done rapidly and in coordination with other IT teams. Without automation, network teams are forced to do these tasks manually which takes more time and creates unnecessary delay in deploying new applications and services. It also lacks consistency over the configuration of security, routing, and basic features, which can degrade application performance, create outages, or expose the organization to security risks.

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Outcomes

Maintain Security
Consistency in application of security policies across on-prem and cloud networks.

Deploy Faster
Enable faster deployments, mitigate risks of configuration errors, and provide an audit of changes.

Bridge the Skills Divide
Enable both cloud and network teams to collaborate to automate hybrid, multi-cloud networks.

Increased Efficiency
Quickly adopt any IT or network systems into your automation and transparently integrate existing scripts, playbooks, or plans to increase automation efficiency.

Itential Cloud Networking Automation Use Cases

Accelerate Day 0/1 Deployment of New Cloud Services


Remove the slow-down caused by the need to swivel-chair between multiple consoles, tools, and dashboards. Utilize APIs for every cloud platform or service to build automations to easily deploy and manage VPCs, VNETs, load balancers, and more at scale.
AWS VPC Networking
Cloud-Native Load Balancers (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Simplify Day 2 Change Management


Integrate with any source of truth, ITSM, or messaging system to automate day-to-day changes that free up valuable time and can scale as demand increases.
Cloud VIP Load Balancer Management (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Cloud DNS Updates (Route 53, Azure, GCP)

Ensure Configuration Standardization & Compliance


Easily manage configurations for both physical and cloud infrastructure and ensure compliance across your entire network.
Cloud VPC & VNet Configuration & Compliance
Cloud Firewall Config & Policy Changes

Orchestrate Across Multi-Domain, Multi-Vendor Networks


By being controller and orchestrator agnostic, Itential mitigates the complexity of managing multiple network types and vendors by consuming and federating the systems and networks managed by those systems, abstracting the complexity from the user for simplified automation and orchestration.
Multi-Domain Orchestration (ITSM, IPAM, etc.)

Simplify & Automate Multi-Cloud Networks with the Itential Automation Platform

Itential simplifies and automates the deployment, management, and configuration processes for cloud networks, enabling organizations to drastically reduce risk and improve efficiency, increase agility, deploy applications faster, and drive overall business value. Itential supports a wide range of integrations with cloud providers and management solutions including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Aviatrix, VMware, Kubernetes, Zscaler and others; allowing network and cloud teams to automate even the most complex multi-cloud network environments.

Users can gain greater velocity for their cloud deployments and operations by leveraging the capabilities of Itential’s automation solution such as:

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Low-Code Workflow Canvas

Expand participation in network automation with Itential’s low-code, drag-and-drop environment, enabling network engineers, CloudOps, DevOps, and software developers to easily design and build automated workflows.

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Maintain Governance Over Cloud Networking Infrastructure

Enable networking teams to manage configuration and enable compliance for both CLI and API-based network infrastructure and ensure uniform configuration of routing policies for devices and services.

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Bring Your Own Automation

Whether it’s using Perl, Python, Ansible, Terraform or any other technology, Itential allows you to take any existing automations and integrate them into the Itential Automation Platform so they can be augmented with pre- and post-check processes and integrated with any common IT systems like ServiceNow, Infoblox, and Slack.

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No Code Integrations with Everything

Extend automations beyond the network by providing a single, aggregated network API that connects other tools within your IT ecosystems like ticketing, change management, inventory, and monitoring tools.

Explore Integration Ecosystem

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Pre-Built Automations for Cloud Networking Use Cases

Get started Itential’s Pre-Built Automations for cloud networking deployment, change management, and compliance use cases.

Explore Pre-Built Library

download a white paper on how to deliver network automation in a hybrid cloud world from futuriom research and itential
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read a blog on how the great divide between network and cloud teams causes hybrid cloud failures

Know Your Network. Automate Your Network.

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