Regulated industries such as financials often feel the pain of a current audit or upcoming audit. Implementing network automation with a product like Gluware can enable continuous compliance. Julie Wehling, Solutions Architect, Gluware; and Greg Ferro, Co-Founder, Packet Pushers discuss a real-world customer use case in which a global financial services company used Gluware to automate network OS upgrades and standardize configurations to meet audit requirements. For more information, go to www.gluware.com. This interview was recorded live during the Packet Pushers’ LiveStream event with Gluware on June 28, 2022.
Advizex, a reseller and Gluware customer, discusses how it uses Gluware for security audits and remediation with its clients. This includes network and device discovery, addressing configuration drift, and managing multiple vendors using the Gluware platform. Packet Pushers host Greg Ferro is joined by Michael Burns, Network Architect at Advizex to discuss real-world use cases.
This interview was recorded live during the Packet Pushers’ LiveStream event with Gluware on June 28, 2022.
Network engineers need to make a business case to get an automation project off the ground, and it needs to describe the benefits and value in language that non-technical executives can understand. This video offers tips and a simple blueprint to help engineers make the case to CIOs.
Gluware introduces a new Topology feature in its network automation platform. Gluware Topology maps the network using the Gluware model and engine to visualize the network. Benefits of the new capability include improved operations by showing what network devices are where, faster troubleshooting, and streamlining security and audit processes.
Gluware is introducing a new feature on its network automation platform, Network RPA, or Robotic Process Automation. Network RPA enables no-code process automation, meaning network engineers can easily stitch together automation workflows using a visual interface.
The Gluware application suite that includes Device Manager, Config Drift and Audit, OS Manager and Config Modeling provide no-code automation to enable and maintain compliance and enhance security. Now, Network RPA enables defining automated end-to-end processes that ensure policies and procedures are executed manually, scheduled or event-driven providing continuous compliance and improved security posture.
Gluware focuses on real-world network automation capabilities in brownfield environments. In this video, part of the Packet Pushers LiveStream with Gluware from June 28, 2022, Greg Ferro talks with Gluware’s Ernest Lefner about the product’s capabilities, as well as new features including Network Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Gluware Topology.
Packet Pushers Livestream | Intelligent Low Code Network Automation: Get out of-the-box automation and grow into infrastructure as code
Many engineers start their network automation journey with Python and Ansible. Writing scripts or even code is more efficient than Finger Defined Networking, but it doesn’t take long to run into limitations. Scripts and code are painful to maintain, hard to troubleshoot, and need constant updates to keep working. Gluware is the next step in your automation journey. Gluware interfaces with the network devices you use every day, including more than 30 network operating systems. Instead of you spending hundreds of hours working out a CLI command sequence, Gluware has done it already. You don’t need to build a SQL database to store configurations and manage assets. You don’t need to build a report engine or dozens of other basic functions.
You can roll your own network automation: some Ansible, some Python, a little digging into vendor APIs. Add a lot of persistence and a human or two that commit themselves to making your homegrown network automation work…and hey, maybe you’ve got something. Or maybe you end up with a fragmented set of tools and a motley collection of scripts and playbooks that help save some time and reduce error count, but it’s not a system. A better approach may be an integrated network automation system that works with other infrastructure tools in your org that lets you apply a DevOps workflow to network device management. You’ll also want version control, golden configs, a review process, and so on.
This episode gets practical with infrastructure-as-code with Gluware guests Olivier Huynh Van, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder; and Michael Haugh, VP of Product Marketing.
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Gluware is a network automation platform that automates and orchestrates multi-vendor network devices on premises and across public clouds. In this Tech Byte podcast, sponsored by Gluware, we explore the latest features and capabilities in the Gluware platform, including an API-based controller to work with SD-WAN, and integration with Terraform to support infrastructure automation in the public cloud.
Guests are Olivier Huynh Van, CSO, Co-Founder; and Michael Haugh, VP, Product Marketing.