Infoblox’s Actionable Network Intelligence Platform

Vendor's unified platform empowers enterprises to elevate every aspect of network availability, agility, security, and performance

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Infoblox’s Actionable Network Intelligence Platform Sleiman says the network landscapes are rapidly evolving
By  Manda Banda Published  September 11, 2017

IT security vendor Infoblox Inc, is returning to GITEX Technology Week 2017 to demonstrate its Actionable Network Intelligence Platform, a unified, platform that empowers enterprises to elevate every aspect of network availability, agility, security, and performance-on premises, across data centres, and in the cloud.

Cherif Sleiman, vice president, EMEA at Infoblox, said: "Network landscapes are rapidly evolving, driven by trends in security, virtualisation, cloud, IPv6 adoption, and the Internet of Things (IoT)."

Sleiman said conventional network management solutions are manual, fragmented, and vulnerable to attack. "They are no longer able to keep pace with the exponential growth of devices, IP traffic and sophisticated security threats," he noted."For 17 years, we've been providing core network services, including DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, a category known as DDI. We've taken our extensive experience in DDI technology to create an industry first Actionable Network Intelligence Platform."

He added that the platform goes beyond DDI to enable organisations to harness insights derived from data moving through the network to enhance all aspects of network management, security, agility, and cost control."

Domain name system (DNS) security will be a big focus for Infoblox at GITEX.

Ashraf Sheet, regional director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox said: "DNS is a critical yet vulnerable asset. Hackers have figured this out and DNS has now become the number one threat vector. Recent ransomware attacks like WannaCry and other exploits are a sad testament to the high cost of malware - and a testament to how indispensable DNS services can be in avoiding its spread across the network. Infoblox does things at the core DNS level that no other vendor is doing to control and secure the modern enterprise network and we are keen to discuss these innovations with attendees at GITEX."

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