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Network Integration Services
Networks are the backbone of connectivity in a world where nothing operates in isolation. A holistic end-to-end approach to network integration services is required for performance, security, and scale.
BTA's connectivity expertise spans all domains of networking with architects that focus on cross-domain integration. Our approach to connectivity alleviates the issues that arise when treating network domains as silos.
Network integration doesn’t have to be painful. At BTA, we use our proven S.I.M.P.LE. methodology to provide the highest quality outcomes in a fraction of the time, so that your organization sees business value faster.
Business Technology Architects accommodates network management and consulting needs at every level, meeting our customers where they are to provide the most business value in the least amount of time.
BTA aims to simplify the network and integration process through extensive and deliberate preparation, planning, testing, and enhancement. Begin enhancing your network’s performance today by taking advantage of our network services. Contact us for more information.
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Network Advisory Services
Our network advisory services will always start with a plan and assessment. We will evaluate the current state and environment of the system to determine the ideal SDN solution. From there, the S.I.M.P.L.E. methodology’s Map stage will include all vital aspects of network integration, such as mapping a network design, topology, and fabric. We also advise our customers as they define and develop policy, and determine the path forward to automate appropriate aspects of their network. Clients of our network advisory services also have full access to BTA’s library of custom-developed automation tools, scripts, and reports.
Network Managed Services
BTA aims to help businesses and companies achieve the most optimal state for their networks through our network managed services. We understand that many of our clients have other IT priorities and tasks to accomplish. This service goes beyond our consulting and advisory services, as our architects and engineers execute the work for you.
Our managed services also employ the S.I.M.P.L.E. methodology. Through careful planning, execution, and validation, our team can help customers achieve fully-functional and stress-free network management. Our services include application segmentation, workload protection, automated agent installation/configuration, system monitoring, and policy development.
Our network managed services also enable our clients to maximize the potential of their network, by identifying the best resource allocation strategies to accommodate the growth of the business. Enjoy network integration, management, and protection from BTA by taking advantage of our network managed services today.
Network Deployment Services
Our experts have years of experience with all aspects of network deployment, from planning to complete optimization and all stages in between. Through S.I.M.P.L.E., we can assist clients in creating an effective roadmap for the deployment. We will also help in various tasks leading to the deployment, such as mapping network topology and fabric, network configuration and assessment of practices, policy development, and the accomplishment of automation requirements. We aim to help our clients achieve a smooth deployment with the best time-to-value (TTV).
Network Optimization Services
Our network optimization services are focused on ensuring that customers are able to reach and leverage the full capabilities of their SDN. Our BTA team assists businesses in optimizing their network through our S.I.M.P.L.E. methodology. Through extensive planning, careful testing and execution, and recommendations for improvement, BTA helps organizations achieve the most optimal state in their networks. We want to make the process as S.I.M.P.L.E. as we can. Unlike our consulting and advisory services, our network optimization services are 100% performed by our team. Contact us today for more information.
Benefits of Software-Defined Networks
Software-defined networks (SDN) gives users full control of a network through software. Unlike the traditional network setup, SDN does not need any additional hardware or equipment to function. It can run solely on a virtual network or be integrated to control existing hardware. It is responsible for all traffic, data, and processes performed through a network.
Software-defined networks are innovative and are continuously being developed. They consist of various types of networks with different functions and benefits to secure increased security, functionality, and convenience for its users.
SDDC (Software-Defined Data Center)
A Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) is used to store all necessary servers, communication devices, networks, and more within a completely virtualized platform. It modernizes the concept of traditional data centers, which are often composed of various technologies and equipment used to control and manage networks. Adopting an SDDC means that networks and related processes will be fully hosted virtually through a cohesive software. There are many benefits to deploying an SDDC with data center services. Here are just some of the primary benefits:
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Having an SDDC eliminates the need to walk around a data center and manually perform all the necessary processes. With an SDDC, all tasks can be performed through a unified software, which saves time and effort on the user’s end.
The SDDC can function with minimal management and monitoring. One of the most defining features of an SDDC is its ability to perform tasks swiftly, compared to a human worker. As it functions properly on its own, a business’ in-house IT personnel can focus on more urgent matters and direct their attention towards other opportunities.
SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network)
The Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is responsible for connecting users to certain applications that can be found in data centers. Unlike the traditional WAN setup, the SD-WAN offers increased flexibility as it can connect users to all nearby data centers, whether they are onsite centers or virtualized platforms. It provides full efficiency and agility. Aside from data centers, it can also be used to access SaaS services and public or private clouds. Users can enjoy various benefits of adopting an SD-WAN:
Despite having an increased field of access, users can still enjoy high-quality and protection, as SD-WAN enforces increased security against all malicious and suspicious activity upon connecting to a nearby data source.
SDA (Software-Defined Access)
Software-Defined Access (SDA) was designed to accommodate enhanced management and optimization for a network. By using an SDA, all users can enjoy a higher level of security, increased control over their networks, optimized management features, and extensive analysis to determine whether there is anything that must be improved or changed. The SDA is aimed towards making the user experience S.I.M.P.L.E.r and easier to work with, especially for businesses and companies who want their in-house IT personnel to work on various processes and tasks at a time. IT teams and businesses can benefit greatly from adopting an SDA. Here are some of the top benefits that it has to offer:
Networks can be more effectively managed through segmentation, which allows personnel to monitor workloads carefully and separately to identify threats ahead of time and isolate those threats from other workloads.
SDA simplifies network management and provides opportunities to improve its operations, by discovering any vulnerabilities and inefficiencies through its analytic features.
IaaC (Infrastructure as a Code)
Infrastructure as a Code (IaaC) is an innovative approach to managing and monitoring network systems. NetDevOps utilizes IaaC in managing its network systems due to the useful benefits and efficiency that it offers. IaaC aims to enhance user experience by providing increased speed and agility in performing its necessary processes. Its advanced features are essential in performing the iterative processes of automated testing, QA, and deployment of changes within a network.
IaaC eliminates the stress of managing a network while improving its performance, allowing users to obtain consistent, accurate, and automated management over their networks as they work on different tasks.
The Multi-Domain Orchestration provides an innovative and stress-free experience for all users by delivering excellent performance through an automated system. Multi-Domain Orchestration essentially functions by integrating an automated system into an SDN, which allows it to function efficiently with minimal management. It is optimized and designed to enhance the user experience, connecting to an SDA, SD-WAN, and SDDC environment with ease.
By adopting a Multi-Domain Orchestration, users will be able to experience the efficiency and convenience of an automated system while ensuring that their network continues to perform at its best. Multi-Domain Orchestration is best used for accelerated policy control, allowing better management over gaps, inefficiencies, and monitoring.
BTA prepares Ballad Health for the rapidly advancing world of Software Defined Networks (SDN)
Learn how BTA helped Ballad Health to: Maintain competitive advantage by utilizing cutting edge technology; Increase automation to save time, money, and manpower; Build a foundation for increased automation, security, and network responsiveness and resilience.
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