Automated Network Management

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Oct 26, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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Automated Network Management

Presented By:

Mike
Battistella

President

A
genda


Solutions
3

Overview


Current State


Challenges


Requirements


Proposed Customer Solution


Customer Results


Q&A

Solutions
3

Proprietary

3

Introducing

Solutions
3

Introducing
S
olutions
3


Award Winning
Consulting & Training
Organization


Specializing in
Architecting,
Implementing, and
providing Training
around IT Service
Management Solutions


Focus is on:


Running IT like a
business


Aligning IT with the
Business



Customer Overview


Large Federal Agency


Based in the Washington DC Area


Over 35,000 employees


Over 800 locations across the
globe


Many networks supporting
different entities of the
organization




Current State

Complex N
etwork

Increasing Complexity

Time

More
devices

More
distributed

MPLS

SAN

UC&C

Cloud

Computing

Virtualization

Compliance

Requirements

Security
Mandates

Wifi

/
WiMax

SOA

Traffic

VoIP

M&A

Video

IPv6

Virtualization

Cloud Initiatives

Datacenter Modernization

Converged Networks

Customer Challenges


The Network has become an intricate part
of the business success of a company


Visibility of the Physical and Virtual
Network devices


Health of the
D
iverse and Ever Changing
Network


I/O Performance and Manageability issues


Isolating and Identifying where the
problems are coming from in the Network


Knowing When you
N
eed
M
ore Resources
Before its too Late

Customer Requirements


Manage increasing network complexity and scale


Maintain cost optimization as your network
grows


Integrate fault, availability, performance, and
configuration management


Quickly and easily deploy, train and operate


Handle virtualization and complex services like
MPLS, IPT and Multicast


Adapt to new initiatives like Cloud Computing


Automate compliance management, diagnostics,
and remediation


Solution must address current
NOC
and
future
needs



HP
Automated
Network Management


Customer
Solution

11

Redefining
Network Management

HP N
E
TWORK MANAGEMENT CENTER

Automate Root Cause Analysis,
compliance, diagnostics &
remediation.

NETWORK MANAGEMENT
CENTER

Manage cloud, virtualization &
advanced network services.

Quickly and easily train, deploy,
integrate & operate.

Efficiently monitor from a
common console using unified
network data.

Securely manage more
customers, departments or sites
at lower cost.

Public Clouds

Private Clouds

Enterprise Network

Network Operation Center

Fault Availability Performance Change

Configuration Compliance Diagnostics

Advanced Network Services Trending Reporting

Automated

Efficient

Secure

The Network Solution


Solution consists of:


HP NNMi


HP
iSPI

for Performance
Metrics


HP
iSPI

for Performance
for Traffic


HP Network Automation


HP Route Analytics
Management System




Workflow
-
based navigation



Extremely low administrative
overhead



Key incidents aligned with your
environment



Performance data in the context of
network
topology

HP Network Node Manager
i


One tool unifies Fault, Availability & Performance Monitoring

Efficient | Automated | Secure



Scales to almost any environment, unified
polling, a single configuration point and a
common console reduce your costs



Continuous Spiral Discovery
guarantees
up to date accurate topology and RCA



Flexible deployment architecture


Global
and Regional distribution supporting Multi
-
Tenancy

NNM P
erformance

i
SPI
s

“Performance is the
New
Fault”


Multi
Tenancy and Security Groups shared
with
NNMi


Scale
to collect performance data from
almost any
size
environment


Performance
data from real
-
time to long
term forecast and trending


Efficient | Automated | Secure


Performance
data in the context of
network topology provides a unique
point of view of fault monitoring


Predict
problems and enable
preemptive fixes


Base
-
lining
to identify normal usage
patterns speeds implementation, cuts
cost
and
quickly highlights performance
anomalies


Real
-
time network visibility, automation
and control for both
virtual

and

physical

environments


Automated
change detection and
configuration updates, policy enforcement,
provisioning and patching


Single
platform to manage network device
models across all
manufacturers

HP Network Automation

Efficient Change, Automated Configuration & Secure Compliance


Efficient | Automated | Secure


Increase
compliance and
security through
auto
-
remediation


Eliminates
time
-
consuming and error
-
prone manual tasks


Tightly
integrated with NNMi

HP Route Analytics Management


Simulation and modeling for predicting effects
of routing changes


WAN
focused Traffic analysis with few
collection points

Efficient | Automated | Secure


Real
-
time routing service monitoring at
the protocol level


Topology
and event capture for forensics


replay historical changes


Integration
with NNMi Smart Path and
Root Cause Analysis

HP
Automated
Network Management


Customer
Results

Customer Results


Cost/Time Savings


Retired a number of tools saving the support costs


Modified ACLs across 900 devices in several hours, task previously took several
weeks


Identified a number of devices that were running an older non
-
supported IOS


Quickly identified devices non compliant
-

older configuration template configured
on devices


Begun to automate and reduce manual time consuming tasks



Quickly Identify problems


Increased operator efficiency


Upon device discovery identified 50 devices that were running on a single power
supply and were at risk


Identified the running device configuration was different than the startup on 30
devices


Began to identify outages and were able to quickly start the triage and restoration
of service


Able to quickly identify performance issues effecting customers

Requirements Met

Managed increasing network complexity and
scale

Maintained cost optimization as the network grew

Integrated fault, availability, performance, and
configuration management

Quickly and easily deployed, trained and operated

Handled virtualization and complex services like
MPLS, IPT and Multicast

Adapted to new initiatives like Cloud Computing

Automated compliance management, diagnostics,
and remediation


Efficient | Automated | Secure

Solutions
3

Proprietary

20

Re
-
Introducing

Solutions
3

Expertise Areas


Enterprise Management (ESM)


Network: System: Application: Database


IT Service Management (ITSM)


Service Desk: Service Catalog/Portfolio


ITIL Process: ISO 20000: CMDB


Resource Capital Management
(RCM)


Network: System: Application:
Database


Training:
Formal/Informal, Custom/COTS)


Architecture & Tool
Implementation

Solutions
3

LLC

(pronounced Solutions
-
cubed)

How to Contact Us


Mike Battistella

President

Mike@Solutions3LLC.com


201
-
891
-
0477


Domenic Battistella

Vice President

Domenic@Solutions3LLC.com


804
-
752
-
4648


Bob Marino

Sales
Specialist

Bob.Marino@Solutions3LLC.com


201
-
824
-
5152


Mike Tucci

Capture Manager

Mike.Tucci@Solutions3LLC.com


973
-
857
-
3865

http://www.Solutions3LLC.com

Q&A