The platform is designed to allow IT admins to customize and automate infrastructure operational tasks.
automation and management software provider Cloupia announced Open Automation
for Clouds, allowing its customers and partners to extend, add or enhance data
center management and operations automation in addition to its Cloupia Unified
Infrastructure Controller (CUIC) cloud and data center automation capabilities.
company's Open Automation for Clouds capability provides customers with a way
to automatically add multiple infrastructure and cloud vendors as an extension
of their data centers and allows users to take control of systems and
applications. The platform is designed to allow IT administrators to customize
and automate infrastructure administrative and operational tasks while allowing
IT teams to build and execute repeatable physical and virtual infrastructure
data centers are heterogeneous in nature, and automation technology cannot be
limited to a small set of protocols and systems," said Raju Penmetsa, CTO at
Cloupia. "Open Automation for Clouds provides technology and service
delivery partners, as well as customer administrators, with access to reports,
analytics, workflows, triggers, chargeback and data acquisition information to
properly service business users and operators. These tools are vital in
helping an organization properly implement a dynamic IT infrastructure to
reduce costs, simplify administration and better align IT departments with
their business needs."
also helps small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) evolve from static data
center or virtual environments to private and public cloud environments. Its
flagship product, CUIC, provides infrastructure control, provisioning,
management and monitoring across physical, virtual and cloud environments using
a single pane of glass. The company is providing evaluation software, a
software development kit, documentation and training for partners and customers
adopting Open Automation for Clouds.
August, 3i Infotech, a provider of IT solutions, announced that it selected
Cloupia to offer and deliver cloud and data center automation services
worldwide. "Together with Cloupia, we are uniquely addressing enterprise
challenges by looking at the data center from the business perspective and
driving innovation down to and across all components," said Babji VS,
senior vice president of global head infrastructure management services for 3i
Infotech. "Cloupia's unified infrastructure controller will give customers
an automated, virtualized, cloud-ready and sustainable data center
infrastructure and provide the unique advantage of a flexible foundation for
long-term growth and sustainability."
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at eWEEK.com. Before joining eWEEK.com, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.