racksnet® Network Automation

Network automation for WAN, Campus, Data Center & IoT networks - conveniently via a user interface

With racksnet® you can effortlessly automate your IT network, whether in WAN, campus, data center or IoT. The smart and convenient network automation software relieves your IT staff of all those tiresome, repetitive and time-consuming tasks.

Functions of the Network Automation Software at a glance

Special feature

Our customers decide when, where and how and on which site controllers they perform tasks.

Main customer benefit

Complete independence of time and place. Important network tasks can be planned and configured during core working hours and rolled out on weekends, for example.

Notes

There are no measures required on site, that means at the location itself, for the provision of network resources. All configurations are deployed via the racksnet® Cloud.

Status bar

At a glance – controller and device status

Any time, any place

24/7 access to your IT locations

Special feature

Users do not need additional, specific scripting knowledge

Main customer benefit

Complete elimination of time and cost intensive training and coaching sessions

Notes

The Drag & Drop GUI of the software is uniformly designed for all professional network device vendors and can be operated intuitively and easily by everyone

Der racksnet® Template Manager
Function bar

Direct access to primary functions

Tool bar

Context-sensitive fly-out menu (here: Template Manager)

Whiteboard

Planning & Configuration

Orchestration Manager

Vendor-independent Open Networking

Special feature

The multilateral functional structure of the software enables customers to manage multiple locations centrally.

Main customer benefit

Faster accessibility to the entire corporate IT infrastructure, regardless of country or time zone

Notes

The software manages and interacts with any quantity of SDN controllers (sites) and thus also with the associated site infrastructure; e.g. data center, campus, IoT, WAN

Planning location

e.g. Research and Development data

Data Center

Data core and central data library

Production site

IoT – machine data/production processing

racksnet® Cloud

Communication with location controllers and central command processing

Special feature

Identification and full documentation of the complete hardware infrastructure, independent of vendor and device

Main customer benefit

Eliminates the tedious, time-consuming use of multiple proprietary solutions to capture different devices

Notes

The function detects all devices at a site (SDN controlled) and shows the vendor, series, IP, MAC address and physical location within the network

Special feature

One to one network duplication across vendors and devices within seconds

Main customer benefit

Elimination of time-consuming configurations when setting up or implementing new company locations

Notes

Creating identical networks or sub-networks including all network and device settings, using drag & drop procedures

Function bar

Direct access to primary functions

Tool bar

Context-sensitive fly-out menu (here: Template Manager)

Whiteboard

Planning & Configuration

Orchestration Manager

Vendor-independent Open Networking

Special feature

The world’s first automation software that fully complies with the Open Networking Standard

Main customer benefit

Adjustment of the racksnet® software to customer and market relevant application requirements and habits

Notes

racksnet® offers its partners to combine the advantages of network automation with their own applications, e.g. security or UC via API

Open Networking accelerates your IT organization into new dimensions

In separating hardware and software, the open networking technology of racksnet® goes significantly over and above the possibilities of conventional systems.

Unlike proprietary virtualization solutions, Multi Vendor Open Networking eliminates all vendor lock-in restrictions on the underlying hardware, which not only has a positive effect on your organization’s budget resources, but also eliminates the need for time-consuming and costly vendor-specific training for your IT teams.

Network automation with racksnet in a schematic overview
Customer Segments

Individual, application-related software modulation

Open API

Standard North- & Southbound API with innovative state-of-the-art scripting language

racksnet® Master Cloud Controller

Controlling of single-site or multi-site SDN (racksnet®) vController at a network location

Infrastructur Whiteboard Layer

Planning, configuration and automation at site level

Network Automation Cloud Software (NACS)

Smart Software Defined Networking with racksnet®

At the heart of the racksnet® architecture you will find the racksnet® Cloud, the racksnet® vController and the innovative drag & drop whiteboard GUI as the orchestration manager of the entire network automation.

Network Cloning

Ready for immediate use. New devices or a new building at the push of a button.

The cloning function does not simply copy your network infrastructure, it ensures a complete duplication of the original, including all the device configurations.

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Port Setting Wizard

Perfect connection with the Port Setting Wizard.

The more complex the IT network, the higher the risk of error. The Port Setting Wizard checks for possible port assignment errors during the configuration.

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Inventory Scanning

Alwasy know what works where, how and why.

A complete, and especially cross-vendor inventory of your network infrastructure simply improves your level of safety when managing and automating your IT tasks. The Inventory Scan provides you with a quick overview of your device infrastructure including all information on manufacturer, device type, serial number, IP, firmware and above all location.

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3rd Party-Integration

A new perspective for the automation of 3rd party applications.

racksnet® offers numerous options for network automation; e.g. also based on APIs. Thus, the software extends the automation potential also to 3rd party applications. No matter whether security, ticketing or UC solutions such as Microsoft Office 365 Teams, with racksnet® your IT team finally combines all advantages of network automation with numerous end applications.

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Vendor Migration

Worldwide unique

With just a few mouse clicks, Vendor Migration ensures that devices from one vendor can be read and configured as if they were devices from another vendor and vice versa. For your employees, it no longer matters which vendor they are certified to. Our intuitive software manages all common config scripts from Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Huawei to DELL EMC, Cumulus etc. The racksnet® solution is not only multilingual, but also error-free, as it largely eliminates the error-prone CLI level with its drag & drop user interface.

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Are you open for a live demo?

During the live demo you will get to know our product without obligation – and us! In this context, we will also be happy to advise you on the optimal use of our product in your individual environment.

Learn more about the application possibilities of racksnet® network automation

Small Business

 

Service & Production companies <100 employees

Medium-sized Enterprises

 

IT-System Houses & Consultancies, Service- and Production Companies: <1.000 employees

Large Enterprises

Enterprises & Organisations >1.000 Employees