DNA Centre is made up of a number of components.
Network Control Platform (NCP) – automatically configures network devices. The goal is to automate the configuration of the network.
Goals of automation
- Reduce or eliminate repetitive tasks – e.g. manual configuration across a large number of devices.
- Reduce human error.
- Configuration standardisation.
- Return time to the IT staff.
- Zero Touch Provisioning
- Clean up – makes it easier to clean up access lists for example.