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Why are we doing this? Well, we have introduced many new features this year, and now we want to learn if we are on the right track. Here is what you can expect.
Syntropy Stack rethinks networking through Programmable APIs that allow you to create secure and optimized connections with a few lines of code. You can deliver and deploy applications seamlessly and securely with instant service-to-service connectivity, high scalability, and reliable performance. Through the intuitive platform UI, Network as Code, and available SDKs, you can manage any kind of infrastructure, either it’s single, hybrid, or multi-cloud complex topologies. Additionally, Syntropy Stack facilitates automation with native Terraform and Ansible integrations, which allow you to automate DevOps workflows with optimized performance and status monitoring for every connection.
We are looking forward to learn where do you see the value in Syntropy Stack, what features do you find exciting, and how would you use them.
Sounds intriguing? Let's see if we are a match.
- Have you ever worked with containers, Docker, or Kubernetes on production?
- Have you ever delivered applications, deployed any networks or set up VPNs?
- Have you ever needed to ensure smooth application delivery over large infrastructure and quickly spread hundreds of microservices?
- Have you ever delivered applications over multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud infrastructure?
- Have you ever worked with deployment automation, network as a code, config management, or any of these tools before: Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Consul?
- Have you ever worked with DevOps, DevSecOps, CI/CD in any capacity?
If you answered at least one of those questions as yes, we want to talk with you.
You are probably busy, so we'll reward you with $500 in Amazon Vouchers to make it worth your while.
Let's get the ball rolling.
To qualify for the reward, we'll ask you to complete the tasks designed to introduce you to all Syntropy Stack features, fill out a brief survey, and attend the interview. The entire process will require around 6 hours of your time.
Want to try it out now?
Syntropy Stack is open for all and free to use.
Here's what you can expect from Syntropy Stack.
With Syntropy Stack, you can add unlimited endpoints to your network and connect them as in a single local network. Then, you can further manage your network by either adding, removing or amending your endpoints and easily monitor your connections via a user interface that provides visibility for each node's location, connection status, type, provider, and logs.
Think of Syntropy Stack as a single dashboard, where you can oversee and connect all your endpoints across single-cloud, multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud architecture. If you have services running on multiple cloud vendors or servers, you can easily connect any or all of them together.
Networks vary in size, scale, and topologies, where some might have hundreds or thousands of endpoints connected to them over mixed environments. The graph view comes in handy, allowing you to visualize all endpoints in various ways, easily zoom in or out, or select graph tightness or node size.
The graph gives you a neat bird's eye view of the whole network, but a simple table is sometimes all you need. Using a table view, you can easily view all services together with their established connections and change network configurations in a matter of a few clicks. Here, the key information about your endpoints is displayed, such as the name, type, IP, ID, provider, installed agent version, assigned networks, and tags. You can also quickly check the status of endpoints and the last time they were connected.
If you've got connections deployed globally, a map view can provide you with a clearer picture of your network.
Once you set up your connections, you can monitor latency, bandwidth, and packet loss between any two endpoints for any time interval.
Every endpoint brings its own services and their setup to a connection. Once you install Syntropy Agent, automated service discovery identifies exposed individual services running on that endpoint. Services are then connected directly, which makes these granular connections isolated from the rest.
As a basic example, if you had two different endpoints on separate networks and data centres, with services like Nginx, MySQL, rabbitmq or Redis running on each of them, you could quickly establish a direct secure connection between these services and have them communicate like they're in a single local network.
Syntropy Stack uses Wireguard VPN protocol to establish secure tunnels between endpoints, making them secure, fast and easily scalable. You can even use Syntropy Stack to deploy private VPN networks to securely access any network for personal or business use.
The Network as Code implementation allows your team to use configuration files in both YAML and JSON to specify network configurations and manage the detailed flow of requests coming through your endpoints. DevOps can also marry Syntropy Stack with CI/CD tools to put network deployments through continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines.
You can create complex network topologies, such as:
- P2P - Point To Point: describing connections between pairs of endpoints.
- P2M - Point To Multipoint: describing connections from a single endpoint to a collection of many endpoints.
- MESH - describing mesh network connections, where every endpoint is connected to every other endpoint.
Check out the detailed configuration steps here.
In addition to Network as Code implementation, Syntropy provides native Ansible and Terraform integrations. If you already use any of these tools, you can easily integrate Syntropy Stack into your existing workflows and add an additional automation layer to your network deployments.
Find more information in our docs.