As the digital landscape continues to evolve, so to do corporate networks, as consistent application performance, and the highest standard of cyber security must be maintained across multiple, increasingly dispersed locations. To provide a single answer to these challenges, Xpertex offers a full range of software-defined networking solutions, utilising next-generation technologies and centralised management to enable you to design, automate, and scale your network in the way that’s right for you.
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In contrast with traditional networks, where each device must be managed using a Command Line Interface (CLI), with the software-defined approach, a central controller allows the entire network to be configured, managed, and monitored through a single pane of glass, with numerous opportunities for routine tasks and processes to be automated and enhanced scalability.
This eliminates the inherent complexity of standard network management, where any changes must be made manually, through the command chain – a time-consuming process, with a high risk of human error.
The result is highly, flexible agile network management, where changes can be applied quickly and consistently by any authorised user, without the need for specialist training. Resources can be deployed on an as-needed basis, multiple technologies can be seamlessly integrated, and full control and visibility of network performance and security is maintained.
The original software-defined solution, SD-WAN opens the door to the intelligent automation of routine network operations, unparalleled operational efficiency, and enhanced performance and resilience for all critical applications, including the Cloud applications that many organisations increasingly depend on.
Taking the principles of SD-WAN further, SD-LAN brings the software-defined model to individual locations, centralising and virtualising switch management to maintain highly secure, high-performance campus networks.
By separating the control plane from the data plane and centralising wireless management processes, so they can be managed through a single Cloud-based console, SD-Wi-Fi reduces the need for on-premises hardware, enables fast resolutions for any network issues, and offers an enhanced user experience through intelligent, AI-powered automation of tomorrow’s wireless networks.
With Network Access Control (NAC), firewall and policy management fully centralised, corporate security policies can be automatically applied across the entire corporate network, with minimal manual intervention required from IT teams, and no need to deploy physical hardware at the edge, resulting in an agile cyber security posture that supports the modern distributed workforce.
Previously relatively straightforward to manage, data centre networks are evolving in terms of complexity and sophistication, which means a new approach to managing them is required. Xpertex offers a software-defined approach to data centre networks, built on the industry-leading Juniper Apstra platform.
Xpertex has a well-established pedigree of delivering world-class wired and wireless networks for organisations in a range of highly regulated sectors – including Government, Defence, and Intelligence – allowing them to maintain full control of their corporate networks. We have always been passionate about the software-defined networking model – both for the unparalleled control and scalability it delivers, and its potential to make network management more inclusive – a field where any capable candidate can utilise their talents to the fullest extent.
We are also work closely with leaders in the field of software-defined networking, combining their technological innovations with our deep experience and expertise. As a result, we have achieved Elite Plus status in Juniper Networks’ Partner Advantage Program (JPA) and continue to work with them to bring tomorrow’s AI-powered networks to life.
Juniper’s industry-leading Misttm platform has a key role to play here, allowing us to adopt a holistic, end-to-end approach to network management and design, bringing SD-WAN, SD-LAN, SD-Wi-Fi, SD-Security, and SD-DC solutions together as fully integrated ecosystems, managed through a single control panel.
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