November 7, 2012
Adaptive Computing has rolled out a new version of its Moab Cloud Suite to help business more quickly move their processes to the cloud. Moab Cloud Suite 7.2 offers out-of-the-box integration with existing infrastructure.
It also enables IT departments to more easily meet the needs of different organizational groups by streamlining tasks with a new dashboard portal and automating budget allocation.
Moab facilitates the deployment of private clouds by optimizing existing infrastructure components to make the most of current investments. It integrates easily with virtualization, management and other cloud platforms, such as the new VMware Center connector (Moab Cloud Suite vCenter Connector), HP Cloud Services Automation Connector (HP CSA) and more (to be released soon).
Moab Cloud Suite vCenter Connector enables the metrics of virtualized resources to be utilized to drive Moab automation and optimization policies for the cloud environment. This extends the value of the customer’s existing VMware investments. Vendor lock-in is also avoided as other hypervisor and management tool metrics can also be leveraged for cloud management and policies through extensible Moab Web Services.
Moab Cloud Suite HP CSA Connector allows Moab’s patented intelligence engine policies to optimize service placement and performance while maximizing utilization as part of the HP CSA cloud solution. This connector is currently available through HP and HP partners.
Moab’s ability to meet the specific needs within different organizational groups is important in a cloud infrastructure. Admins are able to create different groups and sub-groups, and define permissions governing access and management. The groups can be synchronized with existing LDAP groups for simplified and efficient management. Users can be grouped by teams or roles and responsibilities, allowing each user the access they need without sacrificing security.