Cloud Pak for Network Automation v2.4 Administrator is an award-winning automation platform that revolutionizes the way organizations manage and control their networks. It helps IT professionals rapidly create and deploy automated processes to manage network assets, updates, and changes. It also offers an open architecture and secure access to all parts of the network, eliminating manual processes and minimizing risks associated with manual configuration. With Cloud Pak for Network Automation v2.4 Administrator, IT professionals can take advantage of low-code and no-code solutions to quickly create highly automated, repeatable processes, while leveraging existing components to ensure consistency across their network. The platform features a drag-and-drop UI that helps streamline the configuration process, with real-time visibility into changes or configurations. The platform’s event-trigger capability lets users quickly introduce automated processes to respond to trigger events and minimizes delays.
As part of its ability to automate, the platform can access data from any network device, including switches, routers, firewalls, and even virtual machines. It also provides the ability to configure network elements in a distributed fashion, handle large deployments, manage branches and remote offices, and establish and maintain policy-based network segmentation. In addition, by leveraging IBM Cloud Pak, users can deploy and control policies across multiple sites or customers from one central location.
Cloud Pak for Network Automation v2.4 Administrator also enables organizations to securely and reliably perform network functions such as authentication, authorization, and access control. It provides built-in access protection measures, such as cryptographic techniques, to ensure that only authorized users access the network. It also includes monitoring capabilities to provide insight into system health and performance metrics.
The platform is designed to help organizations reduce their operational costs while improving control, enhancing agility, and increasing operational efficiency. It also offers integration capabilities with multiple systems, such as VMware, Citrix, Kubernetes, Red Hat, Microsoft, and OpenStack.