Adaptive Computing today announced the release of Moab Cloud Suite 7.2. Now Moab Cloud Suite provides improved time to cloud deployment offering out-of-the-box integration with existing infrastructure, minimizing system upgrades by leveraging existing investments. 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.
The streamlined dashboard portal enables users and admins to be more productive by grouping the needed data views and management actions together for common tasks so they can be accomplished quicker and easier. Key subjects are listed with every relevant action in easy-to-navigate panes, and dashboard filters allowing multiple filtering options to speed common cloud requests and status tasks. In addition, dashboards now show more actionable data, summarized in a comprehensible at-a-glance format with improved data list views and one-click drill downs on almost any data item. These new dashboard features give admins aggregate and summarized data to provide a better overall picture of their current cloud conditions.