Reliable, Scalable Network Automation

BackBox is the world’s most trusted network automation platform, automating both daily tasks and large projects on thousands of networks worldwide. With BackBox you can administer network and security devices at scale, across multivendor networks of any size.

Use one of 3,000 customizable automations out of the box, or build your own using only the CLI or API commands you already use for administration. Any task you can perform manually, across any combination of devices, can be automated with BackBox, like:

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    Trusted Backup & Restore

    Automate both backup and restore functions for network infrastructure including firewalls, routers, switches, IDSs, IPS, and more.

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    OS Updates & Patch Management

    Automate the management of operating system and software updates for critical network infrastructure devices.

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    Continuous Audit & Remediation

    Continuous grooming to a golden configuration keeps the network secure, compliant, and aligned with business needs

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Automate Anything

With support for thousands of network devices from over 180 vendors, you can automate your own device admin processes consistently, across vendors and deployment models.

Our Automation Library gets you started quickly with almost 3,000 pre-built but customizable automations, many of which were created by our services team to meet the complex needs of our Global 500 customers.

Can’t find a pre-built automation that fits your criteria? Build your own using only the commands that you already use for administration.

Any task an administrator can perform via CLI or API can be automated with BackBox.

"By 2025, 25% of enterprises will automate more than half of their network activities."


Market Guide for Network Automation Tools
February 2022

Customer Reviews

BackBox reviews sourced by G2


Founded in 2011, more than 500 network operations teams and MSPs globally count on BackBox to continuously improve the health, security, and compliance of their network devices with flexible, scalable automation. We believe that network automation should be easy, attainable, and provide our customers with unprecedented time savings and reduced risk.


  • 5-Step Verification

    5-step verification process prior to backing up the device configurations

  • Distributed Architecture Support

    Distributed Architecture supports MSP's and large enterprises

  • Secure Encryption

    Credential and Configuration File Encryption

  • Auto discovery of new devices

    Auto discovery of new devices

  • Wide HTTPS Support

    HTTPS support for devices that do not give access by CLI

  • One-Click Recovery

    One-Click recovery and manual recovery procedures per device

  • Multi-tenant and role-based administration

    Multi-tenant and role-based administration

  • Hardened & Secure OS

    Hardened and Secure Operating System based on stripped-down Linux OS

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