Discovery - Device42

Comprehensive Infrastructure Discovery for Effective IT Management

Discover Everything

We are the most trusted and advanced agentless full-stack Hybrid IT discovery and dependency mapping solution. You get access to information that perfectly mirrors the reality of what is in your environment. As a result, you become more efficient in your day to day tasks, are able to achieve more, and solve problems faster and better.
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As the complexity of IT infrastructure management grows in today’s hybrid IT landscape, Device42 provides comprehensive insights across on-premises, virtual, and cloud environments. From legacy systems such as mainframes all the way to the latest cloud and containers, Device42 is your trusted agentless, full-stack hybrid IT discovery and dependency mapping solution. Empower yourself with the visibility needed for informed decision-making and operational excellence.

Discover Everything In Your IT Infrastructure

Through agentless methods, Device42 employs industry-standard protocols (SNMP, WMI, SSH, IPMI, and vendor-specific APIs via HTTPS) to securely collect IT inventory information. Remote collector architecture enables secure discovery across segregated environments without opening ports.

The Unrivaled Source for Comprehensive On-Premises and Cloud Asset Discovery

Network Device Discovery

Elevate network visibility and performance with Device42’s Network Device Discovery. It safeguards network stability and security while optimizing operations. You gain comprehensive visibility of your networking equipment and devices, supported by a complete inventory that streamlines and simplifies management with comprehensive insights into:

  • Switches
  • Routers
  • Firewalls
  • Load Balancers
  • Servers
  • Printers
  • Fiber Switches
  • Cisco ACI
  • Entire Public Cloud Workload and Systems
Insights+ Device Added

Cloud Resource Discovery

Unlock full cloud visibility with Device42 Cloud Resources Discovery. Gain insights into your cloud platform consumption, optimize costs, and manage services efficiently. Discover crucial cloud resource details, including configurations, software and services that are deployed or running, operation system (OS) specifications, and additional elements tailored to the resource type. Access your entire cloud inventory or narrow your focus on key assets like databases and VMs.

Insights+ Cloud Resources by Type

Software Discovery

Maintain precise software profiles across Windows, Linux, and public cloud instances with Device42 Software Discovery. This comprehensive discovery identifies all software components, license models, currently used software, and end-of-life (EOL) and end-of-support (EOS) details, ensuring accurate software management. It tracks license agreements and expiration dates by user, device, device CPU, or client access license (CAL).

Insights+ Installed Software Packages

Operating System Discovery

Device42 Operating System (OS) Discovery plays a crucial role in identifying both legacy systems and current operating systems, whether they’re on-premises or in the cloud. 

The impact of Device42 OS Discovery goes beyond mere detection. The proper identification of operating systems through the Device42 discovery process empowers you to make informed decisions around the management of systems and the workloads they support. Device42 provides support for Windows, Linux, Unix, and Mainframe distributions, as well as Windows and Linux for cloud platforms. It includes automated inventory updates and robust tracking and reporting capabilities.

Beyond discovery, Device42 EnrichAI capabilities use third-party information (if permitted) to enrich the inventory of operating systems with up-to-date end-of-life (EOL) and end-of-service (EOS) data.

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Insights+ Devices by OS and Version

Virtualization Discovery

Device42 Virtualization Discovery provides a deep and single source of truth visibility into your multi-vendor hypervisor infrastructure, including hosts and VMs. This holistic perspective is crucial for optimizing resource use, enhancing flexibility, ensuring scalability, and achieving cost-efficiencies in your virtualized IT setup. It includes virtualization details and data from Device42 Operating System (OS) Discovery, such as OS configurations and software. By utilizing hypervisor APIs, it extracts host and VM details and tracks VM movement across hosts.

Insights+ Devices by Host

Database Discovery

Ensure round-the-clock database availability with Device42 Database Discovery, covering on-premises and cloud databases. Gain insights for maintenance, upgrades, and recovery. Navigate complex compliance and security issues with enhanced visibility. Key features include recognizing linked databases, identifying connections, monitoring database size, and supporting SQL clusters for comprehensive insight into your database environment.

Database Resource Map

Storage Array

Device42 Storage Discovery provides deep visibility of your storage environment and helps accurately pinpoint and predict bottlenecks in your applications arising from storage infrastructure. Device42 Storage Discovery dynamically collects performance, configuration, and capacity data from storage arrays, servers, and switches based on IT policies and maps applications bottom up from physical spindles to filesystems in virtual machines.

Storage Array Resource Map

Visualize Your Complete Inventory

Instead of sifting through a static list, Device42 Resource Maps visualize the arrangement and layout of on-premises and cloud asset inventories to provide a clearer, more holistic understanding, enabling quicker identification of patterns, dependencies, and potential optimization opportunities.

External Integrations and Restful APIs

Take advantage of 30+ out-of-the-box integrations such as Jira, ServiceNow, Puppet, Chef, Infoblox, Splunk, and more. Easily export your data anytime, or import from almost anywhere. RESTful APIs make custom integrations easy, too. 


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