Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Get Visibility Into Your Network

2,988 views

Published on

IT departments are dealing with more network devices than ever before. With the growing complexity of our networks, the old, manual processes and spreadsheets are not up to the task. Automation tools enhance your device inventory processes offering greater visibility into your network. With this centralized information, it is easier to manage, prioritize and track alerts, helping to minimize vulnerabilities to the network.

In this session you will learn…
• Critical information that should be tracked in your device inventory
• Common Cisco alerts and what they mean
• Tips for prioritizing and tracking alerts

Cisco Smart Talk,
Cisco Services,
Cisco Smart Services, LDoS, Last Date Of Service, Manual Inventory, continuous Customer Network Visibility, Network Visibility, Reducing Operating Costs, SNTC, SNTC3, SNTC3.0, SmartNet Total Care, contract managment, system alerts, alerts, Cisco Alerts, inventory, automation, install Base, contracts, Lifecycle Management, Lifecycle, PSIRT

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

Get Visibility Into Your Network

  1. 1. Cisco Confidential 1© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Smart Net Total Care Get Visibility into Your Network
  2. 2. Cisco Confidential 2© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Today’s Session Will Focus On: Why Network Visibility is Important How to Automate Your Inventory
  3. 3. Cisco Confidential 3© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Manual Device Inventory Manual device tracking Time consuming, tedious process Leaves room for human error
  4. 4. Cisco Confidential 4© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Manual Device Inventory IT supports an average of 1,000 devices!
  5. 5. Cisco Confidential 5© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. What does a typical manual renewal process look like?
  6. 6. Cisco Confidential 6© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Manual Renewal Process Multiple Iterations of the contract Sometimes equipment is overlooked The Partner or Cisco Sales Rep prepares a spreadsheet
  7. 7. Cisco Confidential 7© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Manual Renewal Process Changes are color coded - red and yellow Unwanted equipment is identified The report is returned to Cisco or their partner
  8. 8. Cisco Confidential 8© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Manual Renewal Process Cisco or the Partner review and generate the first quote The quote is sent to the customer for them to review The quote is finalized and the order is made
  9. 9. Cisco Confidential 9© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Manual Renewal Process Multiple iterations of the review cycle will occur
  10. 10. Cisco Confidential 10© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Do you use a manual contract renewal process?
  11. 11. Cisco Confidential 11© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Introduce “SMART” into Your Professional Life SMART Phones SMART Appliances SMART PC’s
  12. 12. Cisco Confidential 12© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. What makes up a Smart Services that’s going to benefit our customers?
  13. 13. Cisco Confidential 13© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. What is SMART? A software service utilizing a collector that gathers information on the network and validates against our records to return actionable information
  14. 14. Cisco Confidential 14© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Smart Net Total Care – How It Works Customer Network Collector Secure Transport SNTCCisco Data Center 1. Smart Net Total Care identifies your Cisco inventory and securely communicates this to Cisco’s data center, where it is analyzed against Cisco manufacturing, security, shipping, and contract data. 2. Through the portal you get a comprehensive view of your installed base, service contracts, and product alerts.
  15. 15. Cisco Confidential 15© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Benefits of Smart Net Total Care Improved Risk Management Rapid Problem Resolution Reduced Operating Costs + +
  16. 16. Cisco Confidential 16© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Have you ever had customers who paid for products that were no longer in production on their network, but there was a gap in communication when reviewing the inventory?
  17. 17. Cisco Confidential 17© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Automation Puts Customers in Control Contract status Devices that are not covered and at risk Contract dates Easily View
  18. 18. Cisco Confidential 18© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Smart Net Total Care Portal
  19. 19. Cisco Confidential 19© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Eliminate the Spread Sheet Dance Validate your Cisco installed base Identify products with and without service coverage
  20. 20. Cisco Confidential 20© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Delta Report: What’s Changed? Easily drill down to see details of added or deleted cards and device(s) 41 changed devices See changes between Dec 6 and Jan 10
  21. 21. Cisco Confidential 21© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Identify Last Day of Support Devices Drill down on each category for detailed information End of Service and End of Service Attach status and number of devices affected
  22. 22. Cisco Confidential 22© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Where is your risk, where do you need to focus?
  23. 23. Cisco Confidential 23© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Learn More About Network Support Automation 30-MIN WEBINAR REQUEST DEMOWatch Webinar Download E-Book
  24. 24. Cisco Confidential 24© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Thank You

×