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  • 1. Control Your Network with thePower of AutomationMatt Gowarty, Senior Product Marketing Manager 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 1
  • 2. Infoblox Overview & Business UpdateFounded in 1999 Total Revenue (Fiscal Year Ending July 31)Headquartered in Santa Clara, CAwith global operations in 25 countries ($MM) $180 $169.2Leader in technology $160for network control $140 $132.8Market leadership $120 Gartner Strong Positive rating $102.2 $100 40%+ Market Share (DDI) $80 $61.76,100+ customers, 45,000+ $60 $56.0systems shipped $35.0 $4020 patents, 27 pending $20 $0 FY2007 FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012IPO April 2012: NYSE BLOX 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2
  • 3. Triggers that are Redefining the Network MOBILE DEVICE CLOUD / CONSOLIDATION EXPLOSION VIRTUALIZATIONSOFTWARE DEFINED THREAT LANDSCAPE IPv6 TRANSITION NETWORKS 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 3
  • 4. What We Do: Innovative Technology for Network Control END POINTS VIRTUAL MACHINES PRIVATE CLOUD APPLICATIONSEND-POINTS APPS & CONTROL PLANE Historical /Real-time Reporting & Control Infoblox GridTM w/ Real-time Network DatabaseINFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK FIREWALLS SWITCHES ROUTERS WEB PROXY LOAD BALANCERS 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 4
  • 5. What is the Alternative? END POINTS VIRTUAL MACHINES PRIVATE CLOUD APPLICATIONSEND-POINTS APPS & CONTROL PLANE Complexity Risk & Cost MICROSOFT DNS MICROSOFT DHCP VMWARE DNS UNIX BIND QIP Agility Flexibility SCRIPTS COMMAND LINEINFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK FIREWALLS SWITCHES ROUTERS WEB PROXY LOAD BALANCERS 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 5
  • 6. Infoblox Network Automation 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 6
  • 7. Time-to-Value Inhibited byComplexity Outpacing Resources Tasks Make the infrastructure more dynamic Network Scale Reduce risk & Complexity Increase productivity & network availability Quantity/Size Network Increasing Infrastructure Risks, Costs, Demands Delays Network Management Resources Time 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 7
  • 8. Infoblox Network Automation Automated Network Discovery Change & Configuration Management Discover Automate Maintain ControlCompliance & Policy Standardization Firewall ACL & Rule Automation 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 8
  • 9. Infoblox Network Automation Overview Real-time & Historical Analysis Network discovery Built-in analysis Check against best practices Collected Via: Detect issues SNMP Monitor and manage change CLI/configuration Automate change Syslog Fingerprinting Maintain compliance Provision ACL & rules 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 10. Whats On and Connected to My Network? Manual, spreadsheets and/or scanning tools Often out of date Tight budgets and stretched teams Multi-vendor network devices Proliferation of IP devices Ever-changing questions Whats on my network? Which ports are active? Do I need more capacity? What device is using which IP? When & where did they connect? 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 10
  • 11. Automated Network Discovery Continuous network discovery Layer 2 and 3 characteristics IP, MAC, port, VLAN mapping Track used/free/available switch ports End device tracking What MAC/end-device connected Where and when did they connect Find rouge devices and track blacklist Automatic IPAM sync Single GUI view of end-points with IPAM Up-to-date extensible attributes 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 11
  • 12. Keeping Up with Daily Change and Configuration Extensive manual processes CLI Scripting Limited functionality Configuration scrapes Basic change automation Vendor-specific tools Minimal control & documentation Limited work-flow Admin or nothing access rights Massive files require extensive manual digging and compiling 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 12
  • 13. Change & Change Management Ongoing management Change detection/logging Configuration archives Simplified searching and side-by- side comparison Change automation Embedded jobs Intuitive templates Variable-based jobs Change control User-based access rights User-initiated and triggered jobs Work flow integration 2013 Infoblox Inc. All Rights Reserved. 13
  • 14. Is My Network Still Compliant? Different drivers External mandates Internal security policies Networking best practices Typically reactive When something breaks When

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