Dell Force10 Open Automation Framework (OAF)

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Automate with open standards

Bring unified, open-source automation and dynamic control to third-party virtual devices on your network with the Dell™ Force10 Open Automation Framework™.

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Simplify installation with automated bare-metal configuration
Simplify installation with automated bare-metal configuration.
Accelerate switch installation and reduce the possibility of errors that accompanies manual processes with Bare-metal Provisioning, a feature of the Dell Force10 Open Automation Framework suite.
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Improve monitoring with Smart Scripting.
Increase network availability and streamline management through custom scripts. Smart Scripting supports Perl and Python, so you can quickly develop new scripts without having to learn a new scripting language.
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Create dynamic connectivity with Virtual Server Networking.
Provide the dynamic infrastructure necessary to help ensure connectivity and security between virtual machines with Virtual Server Networking. It supports VMware® vSphere™ 4.0/4.1/5.0 and Citrix® XenServer 5.6.
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Simplify integration through programmatic management
Simplify integration through programmatic management.
If you’re already comfortable with the management tools provided by your third-party systems, Dell Force10 Open Automation Framework allows you to keep using them.
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Manage remotely through the web.
Get the flexibility to create or deploy custom-tailored remote management interfaces for use with in-house or third-party tools through an integrated REST interface.
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Gain modular control across Dell Force10 switches and routers.
Enjoy a stable operating system that manages memory allocation and scheduling while running all other applications as independent processes in their own protected space.
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Combine Dell Force10 switches with PowerEdge servers for powerful virtualization

When you combine the efficiency of Dell Force10 switches with the power of PowerEdge™ servers, you have the right combination of features, performance and scalability to handle tough workloads in the largest data center environments.

Improve operational efficiency with enhanced systems management.
Streamline operations and boost productivity to get the most out of every dollar spent. Manage your Dell PowerEdge servers in complex IT environments by automating the most essential server life cycle management tasks: deploy, update, monitor and maintain.

Rely on global services and support.
Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives while using established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
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