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Cloud Management Platform | Embotics vCommander Blog

Customer Spotlight: BriteSky

Enterprise cloud service provider, BriteSky, provides cost-effective and secure cloud solutions for Canadian businesses, but unlike generic, preconfigured offerings, BriteSky offers customized, highly secure virtual data vaults called Portable On-Demand Data Centers (PODDs), that fit the unique needs and scalability requirements of each business.

Topics: Managed Services Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Service Providers Case Study

Customer Spotlight: Careerbuilder Automates Provisioning

With over 2,500 virtual machines, and a company transforming itself from a web site for job candidates to post resumes and search for new opportunities to a software-as-a-service company catering for the lifecycle of a candidate, the requirements of the development teams tasked with creating the software products were beginning to stretch the resources of the IT teams.

Topics: Use cases Cloud Management Platform (CMP) vCommander Case Study

Event Recap: Embotics at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley 2017

A few weeks ago, our EVP of Engineering and CTO, Scott Davis, jetted out to Santa Clara, California to speak at the 21st Cloud Expo conference. The conference – held twice a year in New York and California – covers a wide range of topics, including cloud computing, digital transformation, microservices, DevOps and more. For organizations integrating cloud computing into their IT development and operations, these are important topics to understand and discuss with industry peers and experts.

Topics: Events

Aligning IT Infrastructure Automation to Business Goals

If you're undertaking an IT infrastructure automation project, are you considering the scope of the project and desired business outcomes ?
 
This question may seem obvious, but I’ve seen enough projects derailed to make it a legitimate one.
 
It’s been my experience that the label of Private Cloud has set an unrealistic expectation for both customers and IT . There's an argument that private cloud should resemble public cloud in form and features

Topics: Public Cloud Private Cloud Cloud Automation Software

The Growing Footprint of Hybrid Cloud

Enterprise cloud consumption is changing. There’s an unfortunate reality in most enterprises, where IT budgets are flat - but at the same time, IT teams are being asked to do more. The classic “do more with less” conundrum means that IT teams are turning to strategies - more VMs, more instances of public cloud use, and the consumption of more types of clouds and cloud services, for example - to accomplish this.

Topics: Public Cloud Private Cloud Hybrid Cloud Cloud Automation Software

Move Over Service-Oriented Architectures: Microservices are in Town

Service oriented architectures (SOAs) have been around since the 1990s, providing an alternative to monolithic applications – essentially collections of coarse grained components that communicated with each other. But, while SOAs used to serve as a revolutionary approach to solving the architectural problems challenging businesses, it’s simply no longer the case in today’s business landscape.

Topics: Application / Service Delivery Microservices Cloud Native

CMP 2.0: The Software Factory Assembly Line

The world of applications is changing dramatically. DevOps, cloud, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), microservices and serverless computing designs are impacting how quickly innovative companies can deliver new services. But in order for companies to embrace this new world and not be left in the dust, they must also embrace automation.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Cloud Automation Software CMP 2.0 Automation

Containers: The First-Class Citizens of CMP 2.0

As many readers in this space are aware, Embotics made a pretty big announcement this summer. We’re ready to declare the death of the old way of managing cloud environments - CMP 1.0 - and move on to building the future cloud management platform – one that is designed for microservices, DevOps and hybrid IT. We’re calling it CMP 2.0, and it’s got everyone at Embotics excited about the future of our company and our industry.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Microservices Containers DevOps CMP 2.0

Using Embotics vCommander to Automate Hybrid Cloud and the ‘New Stack’ Technology

Back in July, Embotics introduced the what we see as the future of cloud management platforms – CMP 2.0. This next wave of CMPs is aimed at empowering organizations to better understand, manage and automate hybrid cloud, containers and DevOps. Since then, we’ve continued to develop our product roadmap, and share ideas with industry peers and experts at events like VMworld.

Topics: Cloud Automation Software DevOps Automation

6 Practical Ways to Improve Hybrid Cloud Governance and Optimize Costs

Most IT leaders today face a growing set of challenges related to managing an evolving IT infrastructure, and delivering IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS). The management and integration of private and public cloud infrastructures can become a mixed bag where multiple tools can lead to inefficiencies and be prone to increased costs.

Topics: Cost Management Governance