IP Address Management (IPAM) serves the central administration of IP-Addressing as well as the automatic connection of all information from DNS- and DHCP-services.
In particular medium-size and large networks IPAM is a business critical issue. It ensures that no mistakes happen in IP-Addressing and the connected services DNS/DHCP, no ressources are squandered, and the appropriate processes run in automated fashion and as smoothly as possible.
Key Points in IP Address Managements are:
The external DNS servers must be particularly secure and robust due to their increased internet exposure. Inflblox uses well established techniques like hardening of software and a expedited reacting to security problems by way of patches on the day of publication.
In addition, Infoblox appliances offer latest techiques such as RRL (Response Rate Limiting), RPZ (Response Policy Zone), and lastly also functions to prevent DDOS attacks.