Network Automation

Network Automation
Network Automation
Type Private
Founded Los Angeles, CA (2004)
Headquarters 3530 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA
Key people Gary Bishop,
Chief Executive Officer
Dustin Snell,
Founder and Chief Software Architect
Products Automate and Automate BPA Server Software

Network Automation is a Los Angeles-based software company. The company develops business process automation software designed to simplify repetitive information technology processes.



In July 2004, Dustin Snell launched Network Automation, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA.[1] In January 2011, Gary Bishop was appointed CEO, as Dustin Snell moved into a full time position as Chief Software Architect. [2]


The company’s main products are AutoMate and AutoMate BPA Server, which run on Windows operating systems. The products are designed to simplify repetitive IT tasks, which can include job scheduling, automated FTP, batch processing, automated backups, scripting, automated testing, event log monitoring and automated reporting.[3]

  • Automate – Automate software presents a GUI-based interface for automating IT processes. The base version is called Automate Professional, and an enhanced version is called Automate Premium.
  • AutoMate BPA Server - AutoMate BPA Server software provides centralized management of process management across the entire enterprise. The base version is called Automate BPA Server Standard Edition, and an enhanced version supporting more than 10 machines is known as Automate BPA Server Enterprise Edition.

Landmark Legal Ruling

Network Automation, Inc. v. Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. was a California court case decided in favor of Network Automation on March 8, 2011. The Ninth Circuit Court verdict protected the rights of companies to use strategic keywords in Internet search advertising.


Automate has won awards from CNET and NetworkWorld[4][5][6] and was named as the "Best Scripting Tool" by Redmondmag in 2009.[7]


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