How Does Artificial Intelligence Power Intent-Based Networking?

By |2019-11-13T14:41:18+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: AI, Automation, intent-based networking, Network|Tags: |

With traditional networking, system administrators are deeply involved in every aspect of maintaining the network. Deploying, maintaining and updating the network all require tedious, manual work. Instead of being able to focus on optimizing the network to improve workflows and boost efficiency, IT staff are often stuck in a cycle of maintenance and putting out fires. [...]

Automatically Documenting Network Activity with IBN

By |2019-07-30T09:17:23+00:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Automation, intent-based networking|Tags: |

Network documentation is time-consuming, tedious and is often outdated by the time you finish. It’s a task that usually ends up at the bottom of to-do lists, which is problematic given the importance of documenting network activity to ensure compliance and security. Intent-based networking (IBN) takes this task off the shoulders of IT staff by [...]

How IBN Automates Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

By |2019-07-24T14:00:59+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Automation, intent-based networking, Technology|Tags: |

Network downtime costs businesses an average of $5,600 per minute. Depending on the business, that can add up to anywhere from $140,000 to $540,000 per hour. And downtime repercussions aren’t just monetary. Outages can prevent customers from accessing the valuable information and services they need, depleting their trust, damaging company reputation and possibly driving customers [...]

Shift Your IT Team’s Focus to Big Picture Items with IBN

By |2019-07-24T14:02:15+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Automation, intent-based networking|Tags: |

Your IT team members were hired for their knowledge, experience and expertise. Most organizations are at some stage of digital transformation, with projects in the works to improve user experiences via mobile technology and cloud-based applications. Developing innovative, transformative technology takes time and focus. […]

Why Network Compliance Should Be AI-Driven

By |2019-07-24T14:02:29+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: AI, Assurance, Automation, Compliance, intent-based networking|Tags: |

With high-profile data breaches making headlines regularly, compliance is more than just a matter of following industry regulations. It’s a matter of protecting your firm’s reputation and maintaining the trust you’ve built with your clients. Ensuring network compliance using traditional network architecture is tedious at best. Intent-based networking (IBN) offers seamless monitoring, verification and enforcement [...]

How Can Network Automation Be Improved With SDN

By |2019-03-25T14:50:37+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Automation, Network Security, SDN, Software-Defined Networking|Tags: |

As networks are quickly transforming into platforms for agile applications and analytics, IT leaders are challenged to achieve greater efficiencies through network automation. Traditionally, network automation involved simple scripts embedded in device configurations to handle repetitive tasks. For the most part, network provisioning and configurations were manually performed. The manual processes [...]

What DNA Center’s Open Source Can Do for You

By |2019-07-24T14:03:30+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Automation, DNA Center, intent-based networking|Tags: |

When Cisco DNA Center’s open source Platform was announced earlier this year, it made waves throughout the industry. Opening up the Platform gives developers and third-party partners access to APIs, which businesses of all kinds are using for in-depth network analysis and enhanced results. […]

Reduce Human Error with Centralized Network Management for Enterprises

By |2019-03-04T21:17:22+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Automation, DNA Center, Network|Tags: |

No matter how experienced your team is or how much you’ve educated your end users, you’ve dealt with the lost time and expense that comes from human errors. Many enterprises are turning to centralized network management to automate tasks, set policies, and segment networks, which eliminates manual tasks and minimizes the possibility and impact of human [...]