With written contribution from Andrew Wahl and Sathya Sastry
Imagine what you could do with the power of HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA). You could evolve your existing infrastructure and virtualized environments into scalable cloud services. You could respond to changing business demands quickly and economically while realizing faster time-to-value.
Now your dreams can be a reality with CSA. To take your first steps as an Enterprise-Grade Cloud Service Broker to IT and Line of Business Users, continue reading to uncover how to harness the power of CSA. In the coming weeks, we will provide a practitioner’s view of the key factors you need to consider, as you plan your journey to be a cloud service broker.
For now, learn how you can use HP CSA to improve the administration of your cloud services.
The number of services and options moving to the Cloud is increasing exponentially. This is also increasing the confusion and complexity faced by IT departments. This doesn’t only apply to traditional, premise-based infrastructure services, but also the manner in which line of business users consume services from external cloud providers.
In this article, we explore the construct of a Cloud Services Broker in relation to IT, and key attributes that make for a successful Cloud Services Broker platform. We learn how CloudSystem Matrix enhanced with the integration of HP Cloud Services Automation (CSA) unlocks IT’s potential as a broker of cloud services on to itself and her line of business users.
A lot of analysts we meet with tell us our Cloud Maps are one of the best kept secrets at HP. Because I am so nice, I want to let you in on the secret. Cloud Maps are prepackaged, optimized and tested cloud service designs for use with HP CloudSystem and HP Cloud Service Automation software. Read more...
As more customers embrace cloud computing to meet today’s constantly changing business challenges, IT’s traditional role of providing infrastructure services evolves to acting as a broker and consumer of other services from third- party cloud environments.
IT needs to develop a hybrid delivery model so it can deliver the right service from the right place at the right time. This is necessary for IT to extend its existing premise-based best practices and adopt external cloud providers. It makes the managing and securing delivery of services from mixed resources possible. You begin by first automating repetitive tasks into best practices, where processes used are in accordance to company policies, and provide the least amount of disruption to existing operations.
In this article, we’ll explore crucial steps taken by IT when automating their data center for the cloud by reviewing an insightful Forrester’s webinar on January 31, 2013. Continue reading to find out how HP enables your data center for the pragmatic cloud.
HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) is the industry’s most comprehensive, unified cloud management platform for brokering and managing enterprise-grade applications and infrastructure cloud services. Improve your time to value through HP Cloud Service Automation’s open extensible architecture, which allows you to easily integrate with partners.
Become an enterprise-grade broker of cloud services, by using the most complete hybrid cloud solution for both infrastructure and application provisioning with HP Cloud Service Automation.
In this cloud automation partner series, we will explore how partner capabilities enhance CSA’s cloud management platform. We will look specifically at the use of Adaptive Computing and the Moab Cloud Optimizer® product. This extends CSA’s ability to develop a complex set of decision and policies around resource deployment and provisioning. For a policy based workload management system.
I recently attended an insightful IDC analyst review on software predictions for 20131, that has in many parts validated key constructs which HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) was propose built to address. Cloud automation functionalities recently announced at HP Discover in Frankfurt of December 2012.
In this article, we will explore how HP Cloud Service Automation, as an enterprise-grade broker of cloud services, is well poised to take on cloud automation challenges in 2013. And in doing so, be a key enabler to the consumerization of Big Data for the Real Time Enterprise in 2013.
1 “Riding the Momentum : In a Diverse World of Software, Where is the Growth ? ”, IDC Software Predictions 2013.
As part of the HP Converged Cloud portfolio and an integral component of HP CloudSystem, HP Cloud Service Automation provides a secure, highly available, enterprise-grade cloud management solution to help your customers meet increasingly stringent service-level agreements. Find out more on what was announced at HP Discover 2012 event in Frankfurt.
Calling all cloud practitioners ! Start exercising your given business right for Choice today. Raise the bar on innovative services delivery with Confidence. Have peace of mind, by knowing that your systems are operating with clockwork Consistency.
This is a three-part blog series that examines the importance of these pivots: IT Choice, IT Confidence and IT Consistency, as seen across the Cloud and Traditional IT space.
We will continue with IT Confidence, and what that means to you in the Cloud and Traditional IT space.
By Collin Chau
Calling all cloud practitioners ! Start exercising your given business right for Choice today. Raise the bar on innovative services delivery with Confidence.Have peace of mind, by knowing that your systems are operating with clockwork Consistency.
This is a three-part blog series that examines the importance of these pivots:IT Choice, IT Confidence and IT Consistency, as seen across the Cloud and Traditional IT space.
We will start with IT Choice, and what that means to you in the Cloud and Traditional IT space.
As a business owner, would you open a store without any process to charge back your merchandise? As a user, would you buy a service without knowing the cost upfront? This kind of cost management requirements applies to cloud computing. While cloud computing promises many opportunities for IT cost savings, its diverse and dynamic nature also makes it difficult to reap the expected financial benefits.
What does bowling have to do with cloud computing? More than you might think.
How do you embrace the benefits of cloud while effectively managing and controlling the multi-sourced IT world of today? Hybrid delivery models that are incorrectly managed can increase complexity, risk and costs, negating the potential benefits of cloud computing. You need a solution to turn IT sprawl into order and regain control of the technology your organization needs to meet its business objectives.