User goals and features
BMC Decision Support – Network Automation is a web-based reporting application that provides extensive report capabilities related to your network devices that are managed with BMC Network Automation.
BMC Decision Support – Network Automation uses rich data warehouse schema and dimensional modeling principles to access and report on historical data captured by BMC Network Automation. BMC Decision Support – Network Automation includes a wide variety of out-of-the-box reports and provides a way to easily create ad hoc reports that are customized for your organization's needs.
Use BMC Decision Support – Network Automation to understand the state of devices in your corporate network infrastructure, such as your implementation of compliance automation. See Executing continuous compliance for networks use cases in the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite documentation for more information. BMC Decision Support – Network Automation helps you realize these goals via data compilation and reporting on the following aspects of your network environment:
- Device activity
- Changes and sources of change
- Device compliance
- Configuration drift
- Conformance to regulatory configuration standards
- Key performance indicators
You can acquire detailed information about the state of your network devices by viewing out-of-the-box reports or creating ad hoc reports.
Key stakeholders can use dashboard reports to access high-level overviews and summaries about your network environment.
Where to start
Based on your role, the topics listed in the following table might be of interest to you.
Systems manager or automation engineer
Application owner and report author
Business analyst and report author