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The multinational manufacturer was grappling with a complex and unmanageable network infrastructure due to the presence of thousands of subscriptions on multiple clouds. The company's network was organized to support innovation across various verticals, but the lack of visibility into the cloud subscriptions posed a significant challenge. The cloud and networking teams needed to manage the allocation of IP addresses and namespaces to avoid conflicts and respond securely to queries across on-premises and the cloud. They also needed to track usage for service health, security, and compliance purposes. However, the cloud service providers (CSPs) were not cooperative in providing the multi-cloud visibility they required.
About The Customer
The customer is a multinational manufacturer with a corporate structure and network designed to support world-class innovation across a number of verticals. The company had thousands of subscriptions on multiple clouds, which made their network infrastructure complex and difficult to manage. The lack of visibility into these subscriptions posed a significant challenge for the company's cloud and networking teams, who needed to manage the allocation of IP addresses and namespaces, respond securely to queries across on-premises and the cloud, and track usage for service health, security, and compliance purposes.
Despite the lack of support from CSPs, the company's cloud, network infrastructure, and security teams collaborated to devise a solution. They decided to leverage DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI), a technology they were already using, to bridge the gap. In a discussion with BlueCat, their on-premises DDI vendor, they discovered that DDI could be used to extend central visibility and control to their cloud(s). The solution they developed with BlueCat provided visibility into their environment, enabled seamless multi-cloud and on-premises name resolution, improved the company's security and risk posture, and optimized traffic flow by enabling secure local internet breakout from cloud instances.
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