On-premises provisioning automation requires automating the physical layer (servers, storage, and networking), so comparing it with the simplicity of the cloud is difficult.

Even the most basic on-premises provisioning operation requires interacting with at least four different protocols. Enterprise deployments typically require around ten! Additionally, any operational gap means relying on manual steps, brittle defaults, or fragile configurations.

RackN Digital Rebar is a purpose-built, vendor-neutral Provisioning Abstraction Layer (PAL). When our founders set out to build infrastructure automation, the marketplace looked like a jumble of disconnected tools that have been architected and released over the past 20 to 30 years.

Digital Rebar meets the on-premises challenges head-on so that on-premises automation is as easy as cloud. It enables you to build an organization-wide library of workflows and pipelines that meet your unique corporate standards. As best practices are standardized, it becomes easy to create discoverable operating environments that have consistent configurations. You can use this new capability to build infrastructure as code capability for your organization, making data center orchestration seamless and fast.

Our customer adapted to prescriptive internal processes to deliver a flexible, API driven way to install and manage VMware that integrates into existing provisioning requirements. RackN workflows provided the critical abstraction point, and even more critically, met demanding customer requirements for self-contained and air-gapped sites.

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Make Data Center Operations Simple, Reusable, and Productive

Digital Rebar brings infrastructure control interfaces into a single workflow that is modular, easy to customize, and easily adjusted when new technologies and practices emerge. 

If you’re provisioning bare metal, we have production-hardened capabilities for that.

Digital Rebar Provisioning Automation Features

Provisioning Abstraction

Digital Rebar works with any type of infrastructure, from bare metal to cloud and edge systems.

Truly Vendor Neutral

Mix and match the hardware vendors, networking topologies, and software you use. Choose the best balance of cost, performance and sustaining your organization’s needs.

Workflow Automation

The key to provisioning is the ability to chain automation tasks between different systems, tools and APIs into workflows.

Bridging Silos

Digital Rebar’s IaC approach provides the missing “glue” between infrastructure systems that makes it easy for teams to share and collaborate.

RackN Digital Rebar Capabilities

Provisioning Automation

Expand Choice starting from a multi‑vendor Provisioning Automation and proven best practices

Infrastructure as Code

Improve Consistency with fully source-controlled Infrastructure as Code automation and API‑driven workflows

Distributed Infrastructure

Gain Control across your edge, enterprise, co‑lo and cloud Distributed Infrastructure while keeping site autonomy.

Orchestration as Code

Enable Creation of an end-to-end pipeline capable of infrastructure coordination and automation of DevOps Day 2 operations.

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