Everything in the cloud moves more quickly than traditional IT. With cloud-based provisioning, IT administrators need to operate in real-time, with much higher visibility into the availability of resources and how they are being used. Here is a brief look at three key ways that the new release of HP Cloud Service Automation 3.2 addresses the complexity of this dynamic with intelligent resource utilization, greater heterogeneous support and improved financial and asset management.
By Ken Won, Director of Product Marketing, Cloud/Automation Solutions
As the pressures on IT grow, with available resources typically either staying constant, or shrinking, IT organizations have little choice but to become ever more efficient. Increasingly, that means automating whenever and wherever possible. Here is a high-level look at HP’s three-step best practice approach for automation in the next-gen data center and across IT.
by Muneer Mubashir, HP Cloud and Automation product marketing
A new era for Cloud Management is dawning. Discover HP’s solutions for how you can enable business efficiencies, agility and scale by automating end-to-end application delivery as well as building, orchestrating and brokering hybrid cloud services.
by Manoj Raisinghani, Senior Director, HP Software Product Marketing
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.
Over the past couple of weeks, HP has announced several HP CloudSystem enhancements that focus on working with partners - particularly VMware and Microsoft. I also had the opportunity to spend time speaking with a number of customers on the show floor at VMworld last week.
One of the key questions I got was the difference between VMware's cloud management products and HP's CloudSystem. The same question of course applies to comparing Microsoft's cloud management products versus HP's CloudSystem.
Written by Mark Shoemaker
Mark Shoemaker is an HP Cloud Advisor and a 20-year industry veteran with experience covering the scope of cloud service management, cloud automation, visibility and control, bringing virtualization into the data center, standards, and public cloud versus private cloud considerations.