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How to Manage Infrastructure Access with a Cloud Management Platform

In many organizations, IT is in the difficult position of having to adhere to corporate policies of controlling cloud service usage, while allowing end-users to have the flexibility they need to work effectively with their VMs. Implementing self-service provisioning capabilities removes much of the need for repetitive, high-maintenance, hands-on IT provisioning and frees up IT resources for more essential projects.

Topics: User Controls Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Self-Service Provisioning Cloud Management infrastructure access

Cloud Management: Proof of Concept, Made Easy

The idea of proof of concept (PoC) is an important one. When a vendor and client are sitting down to determine how the solution might be a fit for the customer needs, the proof of concept is a critical step that leads not only to conceptual development, but can spark ideas for the implementation of new concepts and capabilities.

Topics: POC Proof of Concept Cloud Management

A Cloud Management Architecture for the Agile Age

When it comes to deploying a cloud management platform, chances are you don’t have a pristine greenfield environment, where there is no legacy technology in place that needs to be integrated with, and the infrastructure is just sitting there waiting to be fired up.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) vCommander Cloud Automation Software Cloud Management Architecture

The Need for Multicloud Management

More and more organizations are adopting a mulitcloud strategy, as it provides the flexibility to run workloads across any environment – public, private or managed – and optimizes performance. In fact, according to IDC, over 90 percent of enterprise-scale organizations plan to make use of multiple clouds in the next several years.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Automation Cloud Management multi-cloud

Webinar Q&A: New Priorities for Managing Hybrid Cloud, Containers, and DevOps

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Webinar Microservices Containers DevOps

Automation: Are You on Board for 2018?

While it can seem daunting, implementing automation into your virtual environment doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. As the scope and scale of multi cloud environments continue to grow, automation can provide organizations with a sense of relief and ease – especially if the proper automation capabilities are selected.

Topics: Cloud Automation Software Automation

Webinar Q&A: Critical Success Factors in Delivering Cloud and Related Services

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

This week the questions come from the webinar, Critical Success Factors in Delivering Cloud and Related Services, where Monty Blight, EVP of Corporate Development at Embotics shared lessons learned while helping a national IT infrastructure provider grow its cloud business, and the different factors to consider for your own organization such as simple automation, customer self-service, and hybrid/public cloud.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Managed Services Cloud Automation Software Cloud Management

Webinar Q&A: Beyond Cloud Automation - Reshaping Your Cloud Strategy

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

This week the questions come from the webinar, Beyond Cloud Automation - Reshaping Your Cloud Strategy, where Forrester Principal Analyst Dave Bartoletti and Embotics CTO Scott Davis discussed key trends in Hybrid cloud computing, and how they could impact your business strategy.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Automation Software Microservices Containers Cloud Management Serverless Computing

2018 Prediction: A New Generation of CMP

A few weeks ago, my colleague Scott Davis contributed a post to this blog taking a look at his predictions for the cloud market in 2018. It’s a fantastic read, and I recommend that you look it over if you haven’t already.

After reading that one again, it got me thinking about what 2018 may hold in store for the cloud market, and it’s got me excited. The cloud landscape is undergoing a massive change as businesses have become increasingly digital. But the way many vendors out there manage cloud environments remains stuck in the past.

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

Webinar Q&A: Cloud Management - Proof of Concept Made Easy

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

This week the questions come from the webinar, Cloud Management - Proof of Concept Made Easy, where large scale virtualization expert and VMware vExpert Stuart Burns, and Embotics’ Lead Solutions Architect, Colin Jack gave their perspective on implementing a functional day-one proof of concept (PoC) for a cloud management platform using Embotics vCommander.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Webinar Workflow POC Proof of Concept Q&A quotas