Automated Network Documentation

Take the work out of Network Documentation

Network diagrams and mapping. IT inventory management. Circuit and Cable traces. System and application views. Enterprise architecture.

NETTERRAIN LOGICAL

Features & Samples

Discovery and Import

Discover physical and virtual enviroments.
Leverage SNMP, WMI and a myriad of connectors.
Import from Visio, KMZ, CSV, Excel and more.

Network Topology

Document layer 1 to layer 7 configurations.
Discover layer 2 and layer 3 links with SNMP.
Design pixel-perfect IT and network topologies.

Rack & Stack

Design your floors to the last component.
Model and visualize cabinets as in real-life.
Create work orders, reserve and rack mount devices.

Cabling

Drill-down into each device, card or blade.
Visualize port-to-port connectivity.
Trace your fiber and copper cabling end-to-end.

Outside Plant

Document your entire physical connectivity.
GIS-based mapping for perfect lat/long positioning.
Re-route and trace end-to-end circuits.

Applications

Create application views for any environment.
Populate elements from VCenter, AWS and more.
Upload & track documents and files.

Visualize your entire infrastructure & connectivity.

NetTerrain Logical

Automated Network Documentation

NetTerrain Logical combine the flexibility of a powerful drawing tool with the automation of discovery software

Visualize Everything from One Central Place
Replace your spreadsheets and Visio diagrams with an up-to-date and centralized repository.

  • Centralized, multi-user platform gives site-to-port visibility.
  • Easy to access: 100% web-based.
  • No plug-ins, no fat clients.
Solve Your IT Utilization Headaches
  • Maximize your return on assets.
  • Lower cost of units.
  • Make informed capacity decisions.
  • Justify the costs of additional capacity.
Troubleshoot Faster; Reduce Downtime
When your network is down, your company suffers. A conservative estimate from Gartner places the average cost of network downtime at $42,000 per hour.

netTerrain, on average, reduces your time to troubleshoot by 10%. With netTerrain supporting your networks, you stand to stop 10% of the following losses:

  • Revenue
  • SLA penalties
  • Decreased productivity
  • Diminished customer reputation
Reduce Risks
  • Proactively manage capacity and devices.
  • Optimize the efficiency & availability of devices.
  • Ensure data center standards & compliance.
Stop Security Breaches & Data Loss
  • Identify vulnerabilities: know what you have & where it is.
  • Get equipment up-to-date with the latest security patches.
  • Gain visibility of web accessible systems.
Measure Your ROI in Months, Not Years
  • Get greater visibility, control & governance.
  • Improve capacity planning & energy consumption.
  • Improve SLA’s with faster troubleshooting & less downtime.
Forget Licensing Hassles
With netTerrain, licensing is simple.

  • netTerrain Logical is licensed per # of devices, and # of editors (read-only users are unlimited).
  • Permanent license option: pay once, install the software in your premises, keep it forever. Subsequent yearly maintenance is optional.
  • Yearly license: install the software in your premises and pay once a year.
  • SaaS: cloud-based option with monthly payments.

Features

Discover & Map Your Network
  • Discover devices, ports and links
  • Automatically populate fields with data
  • We bring in any assets, ports, layer 3 links and much more using protocols such as SNMP or by tapping into your existing operational tools
Connect & Integrate Your Tools
  • Importing information into netTerrain is easy
  • Microsoft Visio and netViz import buttons
  • Excel spreadsheet import capabilities
  • Database connection import utility to capture data from network management, asset management or any other third-party homegrown repository
Easily View Your Entire Infrastructure
  • Get physical and logical views of your networks, systems and apps
  • User-friendly pictorial diagrams of your physical and logical views
  • No software needed for end-users to view netTerrain: the main netTerrain portal can be accessed through any modern browser
Manage Inventory & Assets
  • Inventory and Asset management for any IT and non IT elements
  • Model each object in detailed fashion, using custom properties and hierarchies
  • Automate and simplify the management and visualization of your IT components, links and their relationships within networks
Untangle Cabling Problems
  • Cable and circuits – from layer 0 to 7
  • Circuit layout records offer end-to-end tracing
  • Color code cables based on your own criteria
  • Import all cables from a spreadsheet, database or external system
Vizualize VMs & Applications
  • Create a myriad of diagram types that represent different aspects of the organization
  • Fully flexible catalog of nodes and links to help users create VM and application views
Plan for Capacity
  • Full dashboard and reporting engine for capacity planning and forecasting
  • Easily access pre-defined reports
  • Business intelligence design tool for customization

Why netTerrain?

Hierarchical Diagrams
Drill down into sub diagrams for greater levels of detail. Our diagrams are the heart of the tool: no Visio or third-party applets required.
The Best Usability
We are obsessed. We believe a network documentation tool should maximize efficiency, not make things harder.
Powerful Object Modeling
While other tools give you a fixed catalog of objects, we provide you with an entire modeling layer to help create your entities and rules in minutes.
Flexible and Object Orientes
Add or remove properties, change visual cues, create business rules and apply them to thousands of objects in seconds.
Custom Reporting
Create your own reports; don’t just depend on the reports that are provided to you.
Modern Platform
netTerrain uses HTML5-based browser technology for a slick multi-user experience. No plug-ins, no add-ons, no fat-clients.
Powerful, Worry-free Integration Toolkit
We create connectors to any commercial tool for increased automation at no cost, and we teach you how to create them on your own!
Feature-Rich Discovery
We bring in any assets, ports, layer 3 links and much more using protocols such as SNMP or by tapping into your existing operational tools.
Granular Security
8 different access roles (AD and FIPS compliant) configurable on a per diagram basis puts you in control.
Hardware
Intel i7 Processor
10GB Free Space
8GB RAM
Software
MS SQL Server 2012, 2014, 2016 or 2019
Windows Server 2012, 2016, 2019
MS IIS 8.0 or better
NET Framework 4.5 or better

NetTerrain DCIM

Data Center Infrastructure Management

Manage your Data Center Racks, Equipment and Cabling, Monitor your power
Simple, easy to customize, feature rich: all without breaking the bank

Optimize Capacity. Lower Costs. Prevent Downtime.
Understand & View Your Entire Infrastructure
View your entire infrastructure — from the global level to the port level: netTerrain makes it easy.

Need to see a regional view of your data center? Need to see a specific port? With netTerrain DCIM, you can easily view your Data Centers from region, to rack…down to each port and subcomponents.

  • See your infrastructure in the right level of detail: create your own hierarchies and visualize assets in physical, logical or any custom views.
  • Get reliable and real-time information when you need it: track status, asset data and unlimited custom fields for any object.
  • Answer questions about your infrastructure and boost efficiency: create your own reports & dashboards in minutes.
Solve Space & Rack Density Headaches
  • Streamline capacity planning.
  • Stop wasting rack space based on nameplate power.
  • Increase rack density by tracking actual power consumption.
  • Track the exact location of racks, equipment, trays and other elements
  • Color code elements by utilization and other capacity parameters.
Save Money & Time
  • Locate any asset, based on any parameter, in seconds.
  • Find stranded or underutilized assets and put them to work.
  • Troubleshoot faster with end-to-end circuit layout records.
  • Know what is connected to what — down to the port level.
Lower Power & Cooling Costs
  • Put an end to zombie servers in your data center.
  • Replace expensive smart power strips.
  • Efficiently identify power/thermal failures.
Forget Licensing Hassles
With netTerrain, licensing is simple.

netTerrain DCIM is licensed per # of devices, and # of editors (read-only users are unlimited).

  • Permanent license option: pay once, install the software in your premises, keep it forever. Subsequent yearly maintenance for netTerrain DCIM is optional.
  • Yearly license option: install the software in your premises and pay once a year.
  • SaaS: cloud-based option with monthly payments.
  • DCIM package option: getting started is easy with our DCIM package. Get what you need and quickly launch your project: eliminate the hassle of getting line-item approvals and score a win with your project in weeks, not months.
Automated Network Documentation
Automated Network Documentation

Features

Maximize Space & Racks
  • Identify available space, power and networks
  • Optimize and simplify additions and moves
  • netTerrain DCIM lets you reconfigure devices with ease
Reduce Power Expenses & Consumption
  • Replace expensive power strips
  • Identify dead and under-utilized assets
  • Measure energy usage by device
  • Power aware VM migration
  • Power aware job scheduling
Discover & Unify Your Infrastructure
  • SNMP discovery of devices, ports and link data
  • Bring in data using other protocols to leverage things such as environmental parameters like power and temperature usage
  • Predefined integrations with existing monitoring systems and an easy way to create new integrations
  • Bulk import (one time or on a continuous basis) data from text and spreadsheets and static diagrams (Visio, netViz and other desktop and legacy tools)
Find & Optimize Assets
  • Find and employ unused network ports, underutilized, switches, routers, cables and circuits
  • Quickly locate assets
  • See how assets are configured
Track & Organize Cabling
  • Copper & fiber management
  • Tray management
  • Outside plant connectivity
  • Circuit management
  • Power cable management
Plan for Capacity
  • Understand your current capacity
  • Optimize the capacity you currently have by finding underutilized servers
  • Craft a roadmap for adding capacity with space requirements, energy efficiency and connectivity
Boost Overall Productivity
  • Manage, troubleshoot and and protect your data center by viewing all logical aspects of your network
  • Get real-time, virtual views of your entire data center
  • Monitor supply chain, energy output and performance of applications

NetTarrain OSP

Outside plant and Campus Connectivity

Visually manage your fiber, copper, transmission and wireless networks

Robust. Easy. Affordable.
GIS-enabled Outside & Inside Plant in One Tool
  • Easily navigate from a wide area down to city, street and building level
  • Access building floor plans, physical location of devices down to cards and ports and all the associated connections
  • GIS-enabled dynamic maps with 6 decimal precision for exact lat/long positioning, 19 zoom levels and 4 different map layers
  • Place any element on maps and diagrams. By any, we really mean any: you can model your own types of ducts, manholes, conduits, towers, poles, antennas or whatever you like
  • No thick clients or plug-ins
Improve Connection Utilization & Streamline Capacity Planning
  • Create end-to-end circuits and underlying paths
  • View circuit layout records for full connectivity paths including the inside and outside plant hierarchies for each segment
  • Tag any circuit by customer, id, or any attribute you like
  • Easily visualize fill and occupancy rates of conduits, ducts, buffers by assigned fiber strand or other custom criteria
  • View any occupancy and capacity reports in table or dashboard form
Know What You Have, Where It Is, What's Impacted
  • Reduce downtime by quickly identified end-to-end connections
  • Pinpoint exact locations of each connection segment and element
  • Find any attributes you like in seconds with our quick search
  • Create circuits with simple drag and drops and map each assigned path down to the port level
  • Attach any documents to your OSP elements and manage them like you do in SharePoint
Forget Licensing Hassles
  • netTerrain DCIM is licensed per # of devices, and # of editors (read-only users are unlimited).
  • Permanent license option: pay once, install the software in your premises, keep it forever. Subsequent yearly maintenance is optional.
  • Yearly license: install the software in your premises and pay once a year.
  • SaaS: cloud-based option with monthly payments.
Automated Network Documentation
Automated Network Documentation

Features

Visualize Everything with GIS-enabled Maps
  • Assign a dynamic map to your netTerrain diagram in seconds with easy search and point and click
  • 6 decimal precision for exact lat/long positioning
  • 19 zoom levels – from the world view down to the street/block level
  • 4 map layers including a standard, transport and light layer for less cluttered maps
  • Measure distances between objects on maps, lengths of connections (including their bend points) and automatically place objects based on lat/long values or city/town names
Map, View, & Search Any OSP Elements
  • Place, view and search with precision any OSP elements, including: manholes, conduits, towers, fiber trunks, buffers, splices, splitters and any custom object you’d like
  • Hierarchically map all OSP elements according to your own layers (such as strands in buffers in ducts in conduits, or connection points with splitters with manholes, etc)
  • Manage towers, antennas, radio equipment, wireless connections and more
Understand Inside Plant Assets & Cabling
  • Space, floorplan and rack management
  • Power and temperature monitoring within the data center and buildings
  • Asset management with unlimited properties and precise location and rack elevation views
  • Cable and circuit management within the data center, including overhead tray occupancies and underfloor cabling
Discover & Visualize Transport Technology
  • Discover and visualize any network and transport technology
  • Create Fiber, Wireless and SONET/SDH/PDH topology rings and map each device back to its physical location
  • Create layer 1 and 2 circuits according to the specific Fiber, Ethernet or SONET/SDH/PDH hierarchy with unlimited bundling (nesting) of circuits of lower order with circuits of higher order
Manage Cabling & Circuits
  • Create end to end high level circuits with their overall properties and map the underlying physical paths
  • View the network from a layer 1 to layer 7 perspective in topology views
  • Manage circuits for SONET/SDH, MPLS/IP, and other technologies; reconcile the network automatically using connectors to the management systems
  • View circuits, change their arrow points, thickness, colors or styles based on dynamic visual overrides triggered by value (such as bandwidth), changes and using your own custom criteria
  • Run cables with precise paths and bend points through floorplans, rack elevations and even the exact device backplane view
  • Trace inter-diagram circuits
  • Automatically create internal cross connections based on template-based modeling of devices
Discover Your Infrastructure & Bring In Data
  • SNMP discovery of devices, ports and link data
  • Bring in data using other protocols to leverage things such as environmental parameters such as power and temperature usage
  • Predefined integrations with existing monitoring systems and an easy way to create new integrations
  • Bulk import (one time or on a continuous basis) data from text and spreadsheets and static diagrams (Visio, netViz and other desktop and legacy tools)

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