NetBrain Technologies Named a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Network Automation

4/11/17

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetBrain Technologies, provider of the industry’s leading adaptive network automation platform, announced today that is has been named a representative vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Network Automation (1). Thousands of network engineers rely on NetBrain daily to automate network documentation, troubleshooting, changes, and security defense across physical and virtual network environments. NetBrain’s award-winning platform is used by more than 1,500 enterprises worldwide, including one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

According to Gartner’s Market Guide, “Network automation tools automate the maintenance of virtual and physical network device configurations, providing an opportunity to lower costs, reduce human error and improve compliance with configuration policies.” The report identifies three sub segments of network automation—Network Configuration Automation, Virtual Network Configuration Automation and Network Configuration and Change Management.

“We are honored to be included in Gartner’s Market Guide, which further validates NetBrain’s leadership in the network automation market and our ongoing commitment to helping customers manage their increasingly complex, hybrid network environments,” said Lingping Gao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, NetBrain. “With the rapid growth in cloud computing, software-defined networks, and cyber-security, continuous network automation is a must. Our adaptive network automation platform becomes the linchpin to helping enterprises and managed services providers gain end-to-end network visibility, automate troubleshooting and security defense, and improve cross-IT collaboration by easily adapting to any network, task, and workflow.”

According to the Market Guide, Gartner recommends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders tasked with managing network infrastructure should:

  • “Mandate that manual tasks performed more than four times a year be automated by utilizing network automation tooling, particularly when there are over 10 corresponding device types.”
  • “Futureproof your network automation tools' strategy by supporting virtualized network infrastructures and programmatic, policy-based APIs.”

Powered by Dynamic Maps, NetBrain helps network teams, often managing tens of thousands of network devices, gain end-to-end network visibility, and automate their most time-consuming tasks—documentation, changes, cyber-security, and more. Through Executable Runbooks, teams can easily program their knowledge into lightweight apps that can be run without human intervention, further accelerating mean-time-to-resolution across physical and virtual networks. Finally, through its rich API framework, NetBrain integrates with third-parties like security and network monitoring solutions enabling IT teams to enhance collaboration and knowledge management.

For more information visit www.netbraintech.com.

(1) Gartner, Inc. "Market Guide for Network Automation” by Vivek Bhalla, Sanjit Ganguli, March 28, 2017.

About NetBrain Technologies

Founded in 2004, NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Its ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network teams with end-to-end network visibility while enabling adaptive automation across the organization’s physical and virtual networks. Today, over 1,500 of the world’s largest enterprises and managed services providers leverage NetBrain’s platform to automate network documentation, troubleshooting, and change management. NetBrain is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, with offices in Melville, New York; Sacramento, California; Munich, Germany; and Beijing, China. For more information, visit https://www.netbraintech.com/.

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