SteelConnect Director is a centralized platform that simplifies visualization, creation, automation, and delivery of services for SteelConnect EX, a flexible and enterprise-grade SD-WAN platform that provides best-in-class routing, application acceleration, network visibility, and security services. This gives you the ability to propel business forward with agile, fast and secure delivery of any application, across any network, to users anywhere.
SteelConnect Director provides the essential management, monitoring and orchestration capabilities for SD-WAN. Expand this powerful SD-WAN management with comprehensive network performance monitoring across your hybrid IT infrastructure including capabilities such as continuous packet capture, network forensics, flow analysis, cyber threat hunting, DDoS detection and more.
SteelConnect Director provides a single pane of management platform to design, deploy and manage enterprise routing, SD-WAN functions and advanced security on SteelConnect EX enterprise SD-WAN implementations.
A highly flexible and rich management platform, SteelConnect Director, enables end-to-end SD-WAN workflow such as zero-touch provisioning (ZTP), dynamic traffic conditioning, policy-based application steering, and QoS, deployment across multi-cloud, NGFW/UTM rules and security policy definitions and more.
Multi-tenancy and RBAC
Deploy and manage multiple regions, organizations, customers or departments with multi-tenancy, role-based access control (RBAC) and SSO support with SAML that provides granular access, visibility and control.
Configuration templates simplify and accelerate deployment process by standardizing all settings across multiple services. SteelConnect Director supports service definitions enabling flexible service chain creation and deployment.
Manage enterprise routing, SD-WAN functions, security policies, all from a single console
Deploy single instance of hardware and software and manage multi-tenancy across multiple sites, organization and departments
SAML integration provides SSO to manage the SD-WAN and security based on individual roles across branch, local, regional and global IT organizations
Configuration templates simplifies deployments and provides enterprise wide consistency
Bring an entire site online within minutes with zero touch provisioning
Maximize uptime with policy-based auto-healing
Automate dynamic policy enforcement based on applications, users, location and devices
Simplify network orchestration with third party management platform using extensive set of open APIs
Native integration with SteelConnect Analytics engine, a big data platform for actionable insights across the distributed SD-WAN
SteelConnect EX Solution Components
SteelConnect EX provides an enterprise SD-WAN solution that enables you to provide flexible and cost-effective WAN connectivity across the modern hybrid IT landscape. Combine SD-WAN, application acceleration, network visibility and security services to create a WAN edge that is agile, fast and secure.
SteelConnect Analytics analyzes large amounts of data from SD-WAN and provides real-time and historical usage patterns, trends, security events, and presents critical data points as actionable insights and reports.
TECH SPECS **
Application on Ubuntu(Ubuntu Package)
512GB or more. SSD, SATA/SAS drives. SSD is recommened.
2 socket server - 12 cores per socket, Intel Xeon 64bit processor
64 GB - 128GB
** Resource requirements are for 1 search and 1 Analytics node deployed in Non-HA. Riverbed recommends HA deployment for best performance and availablity.