Top 10 Network Automation Solution Providers - 2017

Today’s IT landscape is becoming increasingly complex to manage and network administrators are burdened with the task to orchestrate various functional entities within the organization; be it software ecosystem, data center or cloud services. Organizations are in the need for agile systems that could incorporate satisfactory degree of automation into the workflow. Network Automation has thus become a cause to drive productivity and gain a competitive edge.

The market hosts a number of solution providers and their approach to identify requirements of potential clients and prescribe solutions accordingly is an aspect every CIO would look for. And it is not an easy find; establishing an automated infrastructure is not an aspect that can be written off to outsourcing and be done with. The process may demand entire restructuring of the organization’s workflow. It is a converging point of workflow tools and solutions as it simultaneously delivers deeper insights into the functional entities within the organization. Although the vertical has opened door to bigger rooms for improvement, decision makers of the enterprise should be able to identify offerings that aligns best to their company’s interests from among the myriad of options on the table.

To separate the signal from the noise, in this edition of Enterprise Networking Magazine, we present you the “Top 10 Network Automation Solution Providers”. In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts including Enterprise Networking editorial board reviewed the top companies in the network automation domain, and shortlisted the ones that are at the helm of tackling automation challenges. The companies compiled in this issue have exhibited extensive business process knowledge, along with in-depth, integrated, and innovative strategies in the space.

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
6connect Provider of network resource provisioning and automation solution that enables centralized provisioning of physical and virtual devices
Anuta Networks The Anuta Networks NCX enables network service orchestration including end-to-end automation of configuration operations across multi-layer heterogenous networks
Apstra The Apstra OS, being a vendor agnostic distributed OS for data center networks, is capable of automating entire lifecycle of network infrastructure and services
BMC Provides innovative software solutions that enable businesses to transform into digital enterprises
FedTechServices FedTechLabs offers network management solutions using a proven value proposition
HelpSystems As a division of HelpSystems, Automate is an IT automation platform that encompass robotic and business process automation
NetBrain Provides an integrated Network Operating System for end-to-end network visibility and automation by employing a dynamic map as the user interface to manage the total network
Network to Code A boutique consultancy delivering technology solutions and services focused on emerging networking technologies
Puppet Provides network management solutions and sevices ranging across orchestration, automated provisioning, configuration management and visualization
Solar Winds The company’s Network Configuration Manager enables clients to achieve automated change management that form the crux of network automation