ConVirt Enterprise Cloud Eases Creation of Virtual Data Centers

 
 
By Frank Ohlhorst  |  Posted 2012-07-23
 
 
 

ConVirt Enterprise Cloud Management Console

ConVirt Enterprise Cloud is managed from a central, browser-based console.

ConVirt Enterprise Cloud Management Console

Adding a KVM Server

Adding virtual resources to ConVirt proves simple with easy-to-follow screens.

Adding a KVM Server

Virtual Server Properties

The management console shows all needed configuration options and critical information for importing a new virtual machine.

Virtual Server Properties

Simple Monitoring

Administrators can monitor existing and new virtual servers to determine usage, loads and other elements that may affect usability.

Simple Monitoring

Provisioning a Virtual Machine

Once a virtual host is selected, creating a virtual machine is just a simple process of loading the OS from an image and executing a template to provision the VM.

Provisioning a Virtual Machine

Templates Ease Configuration

Virtual Machines can be predefined, using templates that help to save time and automate provisioning.

Templates Ease Configuration

Templates Provide Most Required Provisioning Information

Templates pre-populate most of the information needed to complete the provisioning process.

Templates Provide Most Required Provisioning Information

Remote Control of Virtual Machines

Administrators can remotely access any provisioned virtual machine to perform additional set-up chores or manage the VM.

Remote Control of Virtual Machines

Creating IaaS Cloud

Building an infrastructure as a service cloud requires little more than defining the IaaS offering and selecting the virtual components that make it.

Creating IaaS Cloud

Simple IaaS Management

IaaS entities can be fully managed from the console, and all settings are readily available.

Simple IaaS Management

Networking Set-Up

Plenty of networking options are available for each defined IaaS.

Networking Set-Up

Building a Virtual Data Center

Once an IaaS is defined, creating and provisioning a virtual data center is a matter of simply selecting the virtual components to include.

Building a Virtual Data Center

Assigning Virtual Machines to a Virtual Data Center

Virtual data centers consist of virtual machines and virtual infrastructure components, which can be selected from predefined sources or created on the fly.

Assigning Virtual Machines to a Virtual Data Center

Managing Users

Each Virtual data center can have its own users, which are assigned during creation.

Managing Users

Self-Service Portal

Users can manage their own virtual data centers using a management portal, which is a subset of the main management console.

Self-Service Portal

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