In order for IT Operations teams to maintain the same levels of uptime and service, they need better visibility to respond to issues across the hybrid infrastructure. For large and dynamic environments, manual methods of documentation won’t cut it… automation is a must.
Visibility for Any Network
To maintain the same levels of uptime and respond to issues across their hybrid infrastructure, IT Operations teams need better visibility. For large and dynamic environments, manual methods of documentation no longer cut it… automation is a must.
NetBrain discovers and decodes the entire hybrid infrastructure to let you automatically map the network end-to-end, allowing you to manage it from a single interface.
Visibility for Traditional LAN/WAN and Data Centers
With NetBrain, you dynamically visualize each aspect of your traditional network – the data center, campus, or WAN – from both a layer-3 and layer-2 perspective.
Map of Branch Office
Map of Data Center
Visualize L2 + L3 Topology
Map of WAN
Visibility for Cisco ACI
NetBrain helps you visualize your ACI infrastructure from several perspectives, including overlay, underlay, and application centric views. This makes it possible for the whole team to help troubleshoot ACI, not just the architects who engineered it.
Learn more about ACI Mapping and Troubleshooting Automation
Visualize Multiple Pods
Visualize a hybrid environment in one map
Tracking applications through contracts and EPGs
Visibility for VMWare NSX
NetBrain helps teams visualize their NSX infrastructure and maps the relationship between the network and the VMs it runs on. VM and network teams are finally on the same page, working together to resolve problems.
Learn more about NSX Mapping Automation
Map out logical dependencies of your NSX deployment
Visualize NSX alongside your traditional network
Visibility for Software-Defined WAN
The WAN has undergone a lot of change – from frame relay to MPLS and IPSec VPNs. Now, SD-WAN is quickly gaining adoption. With NetBrain, it’s easy to dynamically map your WAN no matter what technology you use.
Visualizing SD-WAN Edge alongside its orchestrators and controllers
Pull relevant metrics across all your edge devices simultaneously
Visualize links between SD-WAN Edge devices
Visibility for Public Cloud
When there’s an issue with a cloud application, it’s often difficult to pinpoint the cause. Teams with a hybrid cloud may struggle to answer the question “whose network is the problem on”? NetBrain helps IT teams get on the same page as their cloud provider, offering visibility across the entire shared network.
Visualize cloud alongside your traditional network
Clearly visualize your cloud and on-prem environment in one map
Visibility from Any Perspective
Different tasks require different visibility. If you’re troubleshooting a slow application, you need to know the path it takes across the network… for a design assessment, you may need to see routing configuration or status of BGP peers… for a security audit, you might need to validate traffic filtering matches the intent. Finding answers through the CLI is inefficient and time-consuming.
No matter what question you have, NetBrain helps you visualize the answer. NetBrain’s Dynamic Maps become the user interface for visualizing virtually any data relevant to a particular task.
Visualize Application Flows Dynamically
Networks exist to serve the applications. For any application path, engineers need to assess routing, traffic filtering, load balancing, and much more. Today, the lack of visibility network teams have puts them at a disadvantage when troubleshooting application issues, adding risk to the business. With NetBrain, teams visualize how the network supports any application dynamically, to troubleshoot more effectively.
Identify the critical path between two points
The critical path between a web server and database server
Mapping a business service between sites
Mapping the dependencies between two SIP phones
Visualize Security Policies and Traffic Filtering
For security and design assessments, teams need to verify applications and services are properly segmented… sometimes for thousands of paths. This is not feasible with manual methods of verification. NetBrain’s Application Assurance module analyzes firewall policies and access lists to determine whether traffic is permitted or denied for a defined port for a given application.
Automatically analyze traffic filtering along a path
Visualize Performance Hotspots and Anomalies in Real-time
Traditional network diagrams show what the network was designed to be, but not its current state. For that, teams typically rely on the command line, manually logging into devices one at a time for information like interface statistics or device utilization. NetBrain’s Data View Templates visualize any of this data automatically – across every device on the map.
Identify anomalies using network baselines
Quickly identify hotspots by diagnosing entire network segments at once
Automate compliance checks with NetBrain and find anomalies faster
Visualize Design Intent
For design assessments, network upgrades, or troubleshooting, you need to know the configuration and underlying design for technologies like dynamic routing, load balancing, QoS, and more. With NetBrain Data Views, it’s easy to dynamically turn on and off config details at the device and interface levels, minimizing the time spent digging for that information with the CLI.
Check for design anomalies across entire network segments at once
Decode complex multicast designs in seconds
Demystify your routing protocols by visualizing them on a dynamic map