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Network Control System (NCS) Maturity

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NCS Maturity Model SDN is a game changer for the industry, but a major challenge is how do organizations move their networks from monolithic vendor proprietary infrastructure to a software abstracted network. NCS (Cisco/Tail-f Network Control System) is a solution from one of our preferred partners that has begun to pave the way. We see NCS as a bridge to SDN. NCS is a vendor agnostic configuration platform that provides a central point for network automation. For more information on NCS, please visit: http://www.tail-f.com/network-control-system. The benefits of a software abstracted…

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Announcing Policy Manager 2.1

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Itential is pleased to announce the 2.1 release of Itential Policy Manager. Policy Manager 2.1 expands on the functionality introduced in version 1.0 as follows: The ACL design canvas has been replaced with the Topology Canvas: Visualization and management of of the physical devices, groupings of devices, and logical elements such as IP Pools, including the connectivity between them The Policy Canvas has been introduced as a separate UI to allow for the creation of multiple Policies over the same network topology The ACL design table has been enhanced and renamed the Policy…

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Introducing Itential Policy Manager 1.0

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Configuration management is typically concerned with core device configuration, but there are many other critical components to configuration management such as the management of Access Control Lists (ACL). ACLs are typically left for engineers to wrestle with the CLI in order to manage.  Itential is happy to introduce our solution for simplifying this task, Policy Manager 1.0.  Policy Manager is an App Pack built on top of the Tail-f Network Control System (NCS) in order to provide the following capabilities: ACL design canvas: Visualization and management of ACL rules ACL design table:…

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