Amazon Web Services Teams With Eucalyptus to Ease On-Prem to Cloud Migration
Amazon Web Services and Eucalyptus Systems team up to help enterprises with on-premise to cloud migrations.Amazon Web Services and Eucalyptus Systems, a provider of on-premises infrastructure as a service software, announced an agreement that enables customers to more efficiently migrate workloads between their existing data centers and AWS while using the same management tools and skills across both environments. Officials from both parties said as part of this agreement, AWS will support Eucalyptus as they continue to extend compatibility with AWS APIs and customer use cases. Customers can run applications in their existing data centers that are compatible with popular Amazon Web Services, such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), AWS said
Were pleased to provide customers with the added flexibility to more freely move workloads between their existing IT environments and the AWS cloud, Terry Wise, director of Amazon Web Services Partner Ecosystem, said in a statement. Enterprises can now take advantage of a common set of APIs that work with both AWS and Eucalyptus, enabling the use of scripts and other management tools across both platforms without the need to rewrite or maintain environment-specific versions. Additionally, customers can leverage their existing skills and knowledge of the AWS platform by using the same, familiar AWS SDKs and command line tools in their existing data centers.