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SOLIDserver open APIs and plugins enable zero touch operations for improving operational efficiency, management, and agility.

Technology Alliances for Network Security and Management Ecosystems

DDI (DNS-DHCP-IPAM) is widely recognized as being a network foundation which is key for enabling end-to-end automation and for facilitating a holistic security approach for on-prem and cloud-based infrastructures.

 

To simplify third-party integration, EfficientIP provides open APIs, SDKs, plugins, and related documentation for connecting IT components, integrating workflows, sharing data, and automating management, thus ensuring state-of-the-art standards and utmost compatibility of its technology with that of its industry-leading partners. This allows EfficientIP solutions to run as smoothly and effortlessly as possible, significantly reducing the time and expenses incurred by our customers and partners for integrations and testing.

 

We welcome new alliance partners, who benefit from compatibility testing as well as joint sales and marketing campaigns.

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Ansible Inventory with SOLIDserver DDI repository: Elevate Your Network Automation Video

Unlock the potential of Ansible Dynamic Inventory for EfficientIP SOLIDserver IPAM in our latest video! Dive deep into the intricacies of what Ansible Dynamic Inventory brings to the table and discover step-by-step guidance on how to harness its capabilities seamlessly. Explore the dynamic synergy between Ansible and EfficientIP SOLIDserver IPAM as we demystify the intricacies of setting up and leveraging Ansible Dynamic Inventory for optimal efficiency. Interfacing Ansible with EfficientIP solutions allows central management and visibility, helping elevate your network automation.

Alliance Partners

Microsoft

EfficientIP works closely with Microsoft on DNS, DHCP and Active Directory technologies, ensuring the compatibility of products and solutions with the most used enterprise ecosystem. EfficientIP SOLIDserver provides capability to pilot multi-vendor DNS and DHCP services such as those of Microsoft from a single pane of glass. The solution enhances agility by providing a comprehensive and real-time view of the entire address space deployed over multiple networks, allowing network teams to maintain full control of data consistency across complete IP addressing plans, VLAN organizations and DNS-DHCP architectures.

Microsoft Azure

SOLIDserver is able to exchange information with the Microsoft Azure IaaS solution by discovering all network objects connected to Azure thanks to Cloud Observer, synchronize IPAM, enhance network automation, and provide visibility for on premise and cloud deployed servers. In addition, the SOLIDserver product is designed to run on the Azure platform in order to interact closely with any virtual server a corporation can deploy in the cloud, provide DNS security and advanced filtering strategies to applications. EfficientIP partners with Microsoft Azure to offer a unique solution for managing and extending your public and private DNS services on Azure DNS Zones global network, helping guarantee your online business availability while at the same time maximizing performance. The SOLIDserver DDI management appliance provides the simplest way to distribute Azure-powered DNS services across global locations in just a few easy steps. With its worldwide DNS spots and unique anycast IP address, Azure’s DNS infrastructure brings impressive service availability and enhanced user experience, while offering advanced protection for public DNS services against zero-day and DoS attacks.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

SOLIDserver is able to retrieve information from the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) IaaS solution by discovering all network objects connected to GCP thanks to Cloud Observer, to synchronize IPAM, enhance network automation, and provide visibility for on premise and cloud deployed servers in the GCP environment. This synchronization is fully automated and secured through GCP APIs.

AWS

EfficientIP partners with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer a unique solution for managing and extending your public and private DNS services on Amazon Route 53 global network, helping guarantee your online business availability while at the same time maximizing performance. The SOLIDserver DDI management appliance provides the simplest way to distribute AWS-powered DNS services across global locations in just a few easy steps. With its worldwide DNS spots and unique anycast IP address, Amazon’s DNS infrastructure brings impressive service availability and enhanced user experience, while offering advanced protection for public DNS services against zero-day and DoS attacks. SOLIDserver integrates with the embedded IPAM in EC2 and VPC in order to discover all connected network objects thanks to Cloud Observer and provide full centralized visibility across resources hosted in the cloud. This synchronization is fully automated and secured through AWS APIs and IAM profile.

Cisco Umbrella

EfficientIP DNS Guardian integrates with Cisco Umbrella to enhance network security, guaranteeing uninterrupted service, data confidentiality, and user protection. By combining threat intelligence and behavioral detection, it offers swift, comprehensive defense against malicious domains and attacks, ensuring enterprise and internet-wide security.

Cisco DNA, ACI and Meraki

SOLIDserver seamlessly integrates with Cisco DNA, ACI, and Meraki solutions, enhancing and enabling IP Address Management (IPAM) as a premier Network Source of Truth (NSoT). IPAM serves as a centralized repository that maintains and discovers any IP-related data via the Cloud Observer and NetChange IPLocator products, including the structure of IP plans, facilitating Network Automation, Access, and Provisioning. Delegate the IPAM responsibility to the robust DDI (DNS-DHCP-IP Address Management) solution by EfficientIP for a simplified and enhanced level of control over your network infrastructure.

VMware

EfficientIP is a Technology Alliance Partner delivering solutions for virtual environments running on VMware technologies. IPAM and DDI automation solutions are integrated with vRealize Automation for greater agility in infrastructure deployment. Cloud Observer integrates with vCenter in order to discover all connected network objects and provide visibility over your private cloud.

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven virtualization solutions that reduce IT complexity and accelerate an organization’s transition to cloud computing, while preserving existing IT investments.

ServiceNow

EfficientIP DDI integrates with ServiceNow, enabling end-to-end automation of IT lifecycle management. ITSM workflows are often used in enterprises; when steps of the workflow are performed automatically the user is served faster and errors are avoided. IP and DNS configuration tasks are mandatory in most infrastructure operations. They are relatively simple acts but when performed manually require team resources availability, impacting delivery velocity. The “Integration Hub App” provides all necessary tools for easily interacting with SOLIDserver’s API from any workflow defined in ServiceNow, helping to reduce complexity, accelerate service rollout, ensure policy enforcement and error-free configurations.

Tufin

The EfficientIP partnership with Tufin offers a leading solution for security automation and compliance auditing activities. Combining SecureTrack with EfficientIP DDI guarantees error-free and automated real time configurations for ensuring defined security policies are adhered to. As a market leader of Security Policy Orchestration solutions, Tufin helps streamline management of security policies across complex, heterogeneous environments. Tufin designs, provisions, analyzes and audits network security configuration changes.

Aruba

Aruba and EfficientIP have partnered to securely manage user and device access control for enterprise networks. Together, we ensure secure user policy enforcement combined with DDI level event detection.

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is the global leader in secure, intelligent edge-to-cloud networking solutions that use AI to automate the network while harnessing data to drive powerful business outcomes.

Aruba ClearPass

The combination of ClearPass Policy Manager together with EfficientIP SOLIDserver DDI creates a best of breed solution for managing access control of users and devices on the enterprise network. Together they ensure that security policies applied to users at the edge of the network are propagated through network automation, and that security events detected at the DNS level are immediately converted to enforcement action by the relevant network components.

Red Hat

EfficientIP is a Red Hat Independent Software Vendor, integrated with Ansible for automation and dynamic inventory and with OpenStack Neutron for IPAM synchronization of networking information in the DDI solution. Red Hat is the world’s leading open source technology solutions provider with offerings including: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, open source applications, security and systems management, virtualization, Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, Java application software and services.

Red Hat Ansible

Acting as a Network Automation Hub, EfficientIP SOLIDserver DDI and Network Object Manager integrate seamlessly with Ansible to automate device lifecycle management aspects, from provisioning to decommissioning of ressources, accelerating DevOps and Infrastructure as Code initiatives. Network Object Manager is seen by Ansible as an inventory manager and helps administrators build their device list with the rich metadata model of the DDI engine. Ansible is an IT automation engine for cloud provisioning, application deployment and configuration management. Mainly used by sysadmins, it is now widely used by many persons in I&O in order to automate action, manage a large set of equipment and servers and perform configuration actions which would otherwise be time-consuming and error-prone if performed manually.

HashiCorp Terraform

As a Network Automation Hub, EfficientIP’s SOLIDserver DDI with built-in Network Source of Truth, Open APIs, and discovery tools integrate seamlessly with Terraform cloud orchestrator to automate device, service, or application lifecycle management aspects, from provisioning to decommissioning of ressources, accelerating DevOps and Infrastructure as Code initiatives. Terraform is an infrastructure as code tool that enables lifecycle management, reproducible set-up, and cloud cost optimization.

OpenStack

SOLIDserver is compatible with the neutron networking service as an IPAM component and also proposes an NFV version of its solution for specific elastic infrastructure, mainly used in 5G design. OpenStack is a strong pillar for cloud infrastructures, it allows creation of a dedicated cloud including computing, networking, and storage. It helps corporations run their own internal cloud solution and service providers to propose infrastructure as a service solution for their clients.

Python

The SOLIDserver Python library allows easy integration of the DDI solution into existing solutions and specific ad-hoc scripts to ease administration and ecosystem interactions. As a standard development language, python is used for data manipulation by analysts, but also in many infrastructure solutions.

Prometheus

The current integration targets DNS in order to build informative dashboards with Grafana and enable alerts for specific situations. As an open source solution for monitoring, Prometheus is able to integrate lots of metrics, of which DDI is one provider.

Extreme Networks

EfficientIP SOLIDserver DNS-DHCP-IPAM (DDI) integrates with Extreme Networks ExtremeCloud IQ – Site Engine (XIQ SE), sharing data and leveraging the capabilities and advantages of both solutions. The integration unifies any networks for improved visibility. It simplifies IT and resource management and enhances network access control, compliance, and threat detection.

Forescout

The Forescout eyeExtend Connect solution offers retrieval of contextual device insights from the EfficientIP SOLIDserver DDI solution by querying the IPAM and the DHCP repositories in order to add valuable information on devices, such as their space, subnet, DHCP scope, and name. This ensures that the Forescout NAC and Zero Trust Platforms use accurate information on devices in direct link with the central repository of all IP information.

Fortinet

Fortinet

EfficientIP can integrate with Fortinet to offer a top-notch solution for visibility, observability, and discovery. Combining Fortinet with EfficientIP DDI provides automated, real-time data that's error-free, providing clear insights into network operations. It streamlines the monitoring of network activities across complex, diverse environments, which helps network operations with provisioning, analyzing, and auditing network environments enhancing security, operations and performance.

Morpheus

Morpheus Data

Integrating Morpheus Data with EfficientIP DDI combines comprehensive IT resource management with robust DNS, DHCP, and IP address management capabilities. This integration streamlines operations by centralizing control and automating tasks like provisioning IP addresses and managing virtual machines. Benefits include enhanced security through policy enforcement, improved scalability to accommodate business growth, and significant cost savings through resource optimization. The result is a powerful solution for efficient multi-cloud management and application infrastructure.

Nutanix

Nutanix

Nutanix AHV is a modern and secure virtualization platform that powers VMs and containers for applications and cloud-native workloads on-premises and in public clouds. EfficientIP SOLIDserver DDI can be deployed on Nutanix AHV.

Node-RED

Node-RED is a low-code programming tool for event-driven applications that wires together hardware devices, APIs and online services into flows from a browser-based editor using the wide range of nodes in the palette that can be deployed to its runtime in a single click. Automation can be easily performed in the Node-RED environment using the EfficientIP SOLIDserver DDI APIs.

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