As businesses move into an increasingly digital environment, being able to automate and visualize the network becomes critical. At HCL, the DRYiCETM division is dedicated to building enterprise-grade, Artificial Intelligence-powered automation products and platforms to transform the IT landscape for businesses. HCL NetBot, part of the DRYiCETM portfolio, automates the complete lifecycle of network devices, from provisioning to policy-based change management, compliance, and security administration. Its agile design and architecture helps ensure business ease and accelerated time to market. Combined with NetBrain’s dynamic network mapping capabilities, HCL NetBot also helps IT teams gain end-to-end visibility across hybrid network environments throughout their network automation journey.
This partnership is a key step in catalyzing and scaling HCL’s network automation offering, with the ultimate goal of making networks proactive and self-aware, and enabling more flexible and agile network operations across the enterprise.
“HCL continues to invest in skills and developing partnerships for next–generation services, addressing transformational needs for customers where the network becomes a key enabler,” said Kalyan Kumar, Corporate Vice President & CTO IT Services, Chief Technology Officer. “DRYiCE products the platforms have traditionally helped our customers transform and simplify their IT operations. By leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation, we intend to consistently deliver quality services and insights to our customers. This collaboration positions HCL and NetBrain to play a leadership role in the network automation space. The joint proposition offers a blend of workflow-driven, auto-remediation of network incidents through HCL NetBot.”
“At NetBrain, we very much look forward to this collaboration with HCL. By incorporating the best features of the HCL NetBot-NetBrain integration, enterprises can generate insights through real-time network visualization and implement customized automation workflows that best fit their business needs. This enables them to automate workflows like change, troubleshooting, security, and compliance across the complete network lifecycle,” said Lingping Gao, CEO and Chairman of NetBrain. “Our partnership includes collaborative go-to-market strategies, joint R&D exercises, as well as strategic business initiatives.”