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Embotics Cloud Management Blog

Waving from the Top...

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Embotics, as you may have noticed. We recently launched the industry’s first truly next-generation hybrid cloud management platform, ushering in the era of CMP 2.0. We partnered with the prestigious Ponemon Institute to deliver research showing that lagging DevOps and microservice enablement is costing the average enterprise a staggering $34 million per year. Heck, we even got ourselves a new website!

Topics: vCommander Hybrid Cloud Management Forrester Wave report

The Dawn of the CMP 2.0 Era and Digital Business Process Transformation

Today is a really big day for us here at Embotics. If you’ve been under a rock, you may not have heard, but we have some really big news. Industry-changing news. Today, we launched the industry’s first truly next-generation hybrid cloud management platform in vCommander v7.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Transformation CMP 2.0

4 Steps to Selecting a Hybrid Cloud Management System

Different management needs can and will surface at different phases in your hybrid cloud journey, and it can be easy to attempt to satisfy these requirements through the purchase of individual “tools.” But because there is a large amount of interaction and inter-dependency between them, starting with any standalone tool is not recommended. What’s needed is an integrated management system. One that's extensible so you can simplify your cloud journey.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management

Cloud Automation Doesn't Have To Be Difficult

Cloud initiatives are typically easy to manage by IT administration teams… as long as the initiatives remain small. But as soon as that scale increases, the complexity also rises, leading to difficulties in the effective coordination and management of the IT services, with the consequences being that service quality and responsiveness suffers.

Topics: Cloud Automation Software Automation implementation

The Shifting Cloud Market Dynamics (Part 3)

Over the past few weeks in this space, we’ve spent some time writing about some of the ways that the cloud market is evolving, and how those evolving dynamics impact multicloud environments and how we approach and serve enterprises trying to manage those environments.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management Cloud Market

4 Essential DevOps Processes

DevOps is a methodology of iterative software development that embraces close collaboration between contributing software developers, QA and IT operations staff.

Topics: Self-Service Provisioning DevOps Governance Automation

5 Factors to Chargeback/Showback Success

An essential component of any cloud computing implementation is costs involved in your cloud services program. And sooner or later, you’ll have to consider presenting those costs back to the departments utilizing the services as a chargeback, or at the very least, showback.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Cost Management Chargeback & Showback

The Shifting Cloud Market Dynamics (Part 2)

In this space recently, we talked about the evolving cloud market and how some shifting dynamics are affecting multi-cloud environments and the way we as a company approach the organizations operating in those environments. We talked about the death of greenfield selling and the rise of DevOps.

Topics: DevOps Cloud Management Cloud Market

A Checklist for Mapping your Cloud Management Implementation

Cloud management is a critical business operation, but few organizations have the time or expertise to build a cloud management program that meets not only today’s needs, but the rapidly changing needs of tomorrow.

Topics: Service Catalog Self-Service Provisioning Workflow Cloud Management lifecycle management

The Shifting Cloud Market Dynamics (Part 1)

The way enterprises use the cloud is changing, Next-generation cloud-native applications, built and delivered using DevOps methodology, are moving to the cloud. These virtual environments have evolved as enterprises have moved their IT into a cloud offering, enabling a scalability and flexibility of on-demand resources.