Cloud Management

Infoblox Moves to Make Private Cloud Management Easier

Grazed from SysCon Media.  Author: Editorial Staff.

Network address management ought to be, according to the conventional wisdom, a problem that’s been solved long ago. Yet, when you add in complexities like a private cloud infrastructure, everything isn’t always as easy as it seems at first blush. DDI (the management of DNS, DHCP and IP addresses) can be problematic at times, and even the larger providers of cloud solutions, such as OpenStack, don’t always have the answers that you need.

The Infoblox DDI

Infoblox is doing what they can to make the process smoother and more manageable. The Infoblox DDI series of appliances will contain both virtual and hardware appliances. These appliances will automate the way in which VMs provision their IPs and DNS. They’re designed to work with a number of private cloud companies, including:...

CA's New Release Simplifies Cloud Management

Grazed from ChannelNomics. Author: Larry Walsh.

With the release of Cloud Service Management, CA Technologies aims to give service providers and private cloud builders a simpler and effective platform for deploying applications in cloud environments. “The explosion of applications and devices deployed in the enterprise has made service delivery a cornerstone of employee and business productivity.

CA has designed a solution that unlocks the full potential of SaaS by focusing on what matters to customers — employee satisfaction, speed of deployment and reduced cost of ownership,” said Lokesh Jindal, general manager of IT business management at CA. Agility and elasticity — the ability to quickly modify infrastructure and resources — are pillars of cloud computing. Through hosted and virtualized resources, businesses add, scale or modify resources ranging from raw computational power to applications...

AvePoint Enters New Partnership with Cloud|AG to Offer Customers Office 365 Managed Services

Grazed from PRWeb. Author: PR Announcement.

AvePoint, the established global leader in enterprise-class cloud management, governance, and compliance software solutions for next-generation social collaboration platforms, today announced a partnership with Cloud|AG, an Atlanta-based products and services company specializing in Microsoft's cloud-based collaboration and business applications. The agreement will enable the two companies to offer best-in-class managed services for modern businesses seeking enhanced backup, recovery, and administration of their Microsoft cloud services, including Office 365 and Azure.

AvePoint Online Services, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) management platform for Microsoft Office 365 and any cloud-hosted SharePoint environments, in tandem with Cloud|AG's commitment to helping businesses of all sizes implement Microsoft's strategic cloud platforms, will provide organizations worldwide a set of robust products and services designed to help customers implement and manage their Microsoft cloud-based solutions...

On cloud security management, security teams must be trusted advisers

Grazed from TechTarget.  Author: Branden Blevins.

Enterprise information security teams may fear the worst as their organizations implement cloud services, but according to an expert panel, security professionals shouldn't resist the change and should instead position themselves to manage cloud risk.

Speaking Thursday at the second-annual MassBay Community College Information Security Summit, panelist David Escalante, director of computer security and policy at Boston College (BC), shared a story highlighting the worst-case scenario of what can happen when security teams fail to position themselves as trusted advisors on cloud security management within their organizations...

Flexiant buys Tapp multi-cloud management tool from Besol

Grazed from BusinessCloudNews. Author: Jonathan Brandon.

Cloud management software provider Flexiant said Wednesday that the company has purchased the Tapp multi-cloud management business from Besol, a Spanish cloud software developer, for an undisclosed sum. The move will see Flexiant consolidate its cloud management tenchologies and focus on the telco and managed service provider markets.

Besol, which was founded in 2009, has expertise primarily in virtualisation and high-performance computing. The company has developed solutions for HPC, cloud-based video conferencing, and cloud platform orchestration and management software (the Tapp platform). All of Besol’s development and sales staff dedicated to the Tapp platform will move over to Flexiant once the acquisition closes...

Top 11 Vendors in the Global Cloud System Management Software Market

Grazed from WhaTech. Author: Editorial Staff.

Top 11 Vendors in the Global Cloud System Management Software Market is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack which is posting a CAGR of 32.51 percent from 2013-2018. The analysts pinpoint increasing adoption of hybrid cloud services as a major driver behind this growth.

“More and more enterprises are setting up private cloud infrastructure to cater to their internal computing and storage requirements. When computing requirements exceed the capacity of the private cloud, services are procured from the public cloud service providers; this adds the complication of the integration of private and public cloud, leading to the emergence of hybrid cloud infrastructure.”...

Ghostery Hosting First of Three Webinars on Marketing Cloud Management This Wednesday - Featuring Equifax

Grazed from MarketWire. Author: PR Announcement.

Ghostery, Inc. a global marketing technology company that provides online transparency and control to individuals and businesses, announced today that it will host a live complimentary webinar titled, "Guide to Marketing Cloud Management with Equifax," on Wednesday, May 7, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET. This will be Ghostery's first of three webinars focused on Marketing Cloud Management (MCM). Registration is available on a dedicated page within the Ghostery website, here.

This first webinar in the series will feature Nicole Keiter, Director of Media Strategy & Optimization at Equifax along with Amy King, VP of Product Marketing at Ghostery Enterprise describing how Equifax is achieving greater success with its marketing strategy by better managing its marketing cloud. Both participants will share insights on how enterprises can avoid the real risks of an out-of-control marketing cloud with proper management, and successfully navigate a constantly changing digital marketing landscape...

Intelligent Living Inc. Announces $2.2 Million Acquisition of IT and Cloud Management Assets for Its New Provectus Subsidiary

Grazed from MarketWire. Author: PR Announcement.

Intelligent Living Inc. stated today that it created a new subsidiary company called Provectus and, in doing so, has merged the assets of both Venturian Group of Miami and Perfect Solutions of Northfield, NJ into the subsidiary to create a robust, full service Managed IT and Private Cloud services company with current revenues of $2.2 million. This new subsidiary will bring revenue and operational efficiency to Intelligent Living, which will be demonstrated on the balance sheet over the next few years.

Intelligent Living Inc. Chief Strategy Officer Josh Eikov said, "We made the decision to become an infrastructure company to both the medical and marijuana industries which are completely burgeoning markets that represent a global opportunity approaching $60 billion by the end of the decade. In our market research we realized that someone needed to build the roads, bridges and tunnels for all of this business activity to be conducted on and so, the birth of Provectus: Managed IT and Cloud Services."...

Cloud Computing: Embotics Aligns With IBM, Microsoft, Google, and Rackspace

Grazed from BusinessWire. Author: PR Announcement.

Embotics®, a leading provider of enterprise-class Cloud Management Software, today announced it is releasing a set of new multi-cloud cost management and financial analytics capabilities within its latest release of the Embotics vCommander™ software. The new vCommander 5.1 release is generally available this month, April 2014, and will expand on the company’s mission of helping enterprises and service providers to better analyze, orchestrate, govern and broker across multi-hypervisor and multi-cloud environments.

Support for IBM SoftLayer®, Microsoft® Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Rackspace® Public Cloud has been added to vCommander 5.1, allowing Embotics’ users to model and compare the economics of running their workloads across one or more hypervisor and cloud platforms. These new platforms are in addition to the support within vCommander for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the OpenStack® based HP Cloud...

CliQr Named 2014 Gartner "Cool Vendor" in Cloud Management

Grazed from MarketWire. Author: PR Announcement.

CliQr Technologies, the leader in cloud migration and full application lifecycle management, today announced it has been recognized as one of the "Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2014(1)" for its CloudCenter(TM) technology by the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc. Each year, Gartner publishes a series of research reports in key technology areas that highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services.

"We're honored to be recognized as a 'Cool Vendor' by Gartner. We believe this inclusion validates our application-centric approach to cloud migration and management -- an approach that is already resonating with the market," said Gaurav Manglik, co-founder and CEO of CliQr. "Businesses today have come to realize that the ultimate benefit of cloud computing involves the ability to fluidly move and manage applications and data to and across a variety of users, and private and public clouds depending on workload criteria. This is the true promise of the cloud -- and to accomplish this in any scalable fashion organizations require the ability to liberate applications from being bound to diverse cloud infrastructures and services. And this is exactly what CliQr delivers."...