Cloud Management

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."...

Verio Introduces New Cloudn Customer Management Portal

Grazed from PRNewsWire. Author: PR Announcement.

Verio Inc., an NTT Communications company and the leading provider of online business solutions, today announced a new Cloudn portal which makes it easy for customers to provision, configure, and manage their cloud solutions by putting everything in a single convenient location. Additionally, Verio and NTT Communications reduced Cloudn pricing by up to thirty seven percent for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloudn offerings, effective May 2014. The price reductions are applicable to Cloudn virtual machine (VM) plans and existing customers will automatically be billed at the reduced rate, effective May 2014.

"By lowering pricing, Verio is demonstrating its focus to become a force in the North American IaaS market," says Fred Martin, Senior Vice President of Product, Engineering and Operations at Verio. "Customers do not like surprises and free bandwidth eliminates one of the largest, and most difficult to predict, expenses of cloud computing."...

Panda Cloud Systems Management Now Allows Management of Windows, Mac and Linux Devices, As Well as Tablets and Smartphones

Grazed from PRWeb. Author: PR Announcement.

Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the addition of significant enhancements and new features to Panda Cloud Systems Management (PCSM), its remote management and monitoring solution designed to help organizations manage, monitor and support all types of devices on their computer networks, both in the office and on the road.

The new features incorporated in Panda Cloud Systems Management include printer management via SNMP, which allows IT administrators to configure monitors and alerts to control printer status, track toner and paper usage, etc. This feature will extend to routers and switches in future releases...

Amazon Cost Explorer Provides Deeper Insight Into Cloud Spending

Grazed from DataCenterKnowledge. Author: Jason Verge.

Amazon Web Services has introduced Cost Explorer, a tool for managing spending on its cloud computing platform. It features reporting, analytics, and visualization tools to help Amazon users track and manage their costs. Pre-configured views and filters give customers control over how they view their spending and also offers an opportunity for further cost cutting through optimizing, right after the recent big overall price cuts.

Cost Explorer is integrated with the AWS Billing Console launched in November. It will be a welcome addition, as it’s not always transparent for some customers as to how much they’re spending, where the spending is coming from, and ways to cut those costs – unless they use third party tools...

Bright Computing Achieves Cloudera Certification for Bright Cluster Manager

Grazed from PRNewsWire. Author: PR Announcement.

Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that Bright Cluster Manager® is now certified on Cloudera Enterprise 5. Bright and Cloudera will continue to work together to enable enterprise customers to deploy and manage big data projects with ease.

Bright Cluster Manager enables customers to build and configure a complete cluster on bare metal. Eliminating the complexity involved with installing, configuring, and managing a cluster enables customers to lower their operating expenses, and reduce system down time. "Cloudera Enterprise 5 is a leading choice for organizations that need an enterprise-grade solution to handle their data analysis," said Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, founder and CEO of Bright Computing...