DNS/DNSSEC Controller

Flexible provisioning supports a variety of DNS/DDI platforms and services from a centralized multi-tenant interface

Easily deployed in our cloud or yours and can integrate with existing authentication systems or portals

Maintaining secure and robust DNS infrastructure is critical. That also means that automation and management of this critical environment can be a challenge. The future of DNS is evolving to multiple simultaneous platforms. Some zones could be managed by local DNS infrastructure, other zones managed with an external service for increased redundancy. Normally, this approach would require two (or more!) different management interfaces – but with ProVision – it’s all centralized and accessible without having to change any of your DNS infrastructure. ProVision also supports workflows for automation, integration, and delegation giving you even more flexibility. These out of the box features provide a variety of controls to support your dynamic IT systems without interfering with production infrastructure.

With the ProVision DNS Controller Module, you get a turn-key DNS management portal that imports your existing zone data using one of our ProVision Connectors, outputs it to the DNS server(s) of your choice (on demand or via schedule) and keeps track of all zone updates/edits.

Features

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A multi-user environment that gives you granular permission controls, along with full forward and reverse DNS zone management of IPv6 and IPv4

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Integrates with ProVision Approvals to support secure workflows for zone/record edits and changes across your internal teams or customers

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DNS automation – easily edit reverse records for IPAM allocations or build zone files from device information

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Bulk DNS editor that makes global DNS changes easy, backed by powerful zone editor tools for working with large zones (no more scrolling!), and pre-populated Nameserver entries to save time

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DNSSEC support “out of the box”

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Multi-support and Multi-zone management ACROSS different DNS technologies through a single interface – ISC BINDPowerDNS (MySQL and Postgres backend databases), Secure64 Authority and Signer, DynECT, NS1, KnotDNS, Infoblox, DNS Made Easy with more being added all the time

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ProVision Importer normalizes and imports your zones into ProVision from a variety of server formats and DNS services

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Integration with object-based permission structure for granular control in even the most complex environments – supports LDAP and RADIUS

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DNS Groups with dedicated settings and server interaction allow for easy management of duplicate zone environments without sacrificing usability

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Zone record validation “on the fly” minimizes zone errors and prevents errors before they happen

User Benefits

 6connect recognizes that DNS and DNSSEC serve as the foundation of service providers’ and enterprises’ online presence. We have built robust, secure and easily managed DNS and DNSSEC tools into ProVision that makes creating and maintaining both easy, quick and fun (ok, fun for network administrators like us). Here are some benefits that our customers are seeing:

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ProVision simplifies zone creation significantly by providing straightforward import tools, automatic zone serial creation, and multiple export options (local SSH, ZIP, SFTP transfer, etc…)

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Improved zone accuracy because of automatic zone generation routines that feature built-in logic and error checking algorithms

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Flexible searching across zones and zone assignments per customer or sites, and customizable zone entry types

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Integrated DNSSEC support that leverages features from the server or service

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Approval Workflows provide significant time savings due to reduced ToTF* *Throwing Over The Fence – commonly used to refer to support interactions that seem to thrive on shuffling tickets back and forth between users

“We decided to move our rather complex IP address and DHCP management process to ProVision and it has worked out great for us!! The team at 6connect were very flexible and went above and beyond to accommodate our requirements and helped to make the migration as smooth and hitch free as possible. Kudos to the team @ 6connect!”

Premkumar Subramaniam
Head of R&D
viewquest

“We are excited to be partnering with 6connect to leverage their technology and talent. We particularly admire their long-standing IPv6 contributions and their ability to service and support customers in this area, some who are the largest service provider in the world. The 6connect executive leadership team and technical team are great to work with and we look forward to many partnered projects to help customers address their Cloud, IoT and Security needs with IPv6. Automation, workflow and orchestration are critical to the success of most of these projects and 6connect is well positioned to help our mutual customers in those areas.”

Ed Horley
Co-Founder & CEO
HexaBulid

“Enterprises can struggle managing purposefully segmented DDI architectures with any agility. Our partnership with 6connect empowers customers with complex infrastructures to move faster to service the business while consolidating visibility and control over their estate.”

Andrew Wertkin
Chief Strategy Officer,
BlueCat

“6connect’s approach to automation addresses quite a few challenges with physical and virtual networks – how to improve the agility of your current network infrastructure without sacrificing reliability and adoption of future network technologies.”

Pär Lange
Investment Director
SwissCom

“A customer is looking for an integrated solution from a single vendor for both IPAM and DNS. Through the 6connect reseller program, Secure64 is able to offer the most secure DNS solutions married to a unique combination of IPAM and resource provisioning that customers want. It’s a marriage made in heaven.”

Mark Beckett
VP of Marketing
Secure64

“A huge benefit of working with the 6connect team is that they devoted a lot of resources to get our products integrated so we had the turnkey solution that we could take to market. It was very easy to work with their team to get product integrated and successfully launched.”

Mark Beckett
VP of Marketing
Secure64

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