Dell Buys Cloud Management Company Enstratius

Dell – while it’s trying to go private – is apparently also going full-tilt at this cloud thing trying to diversify out of PCs because it’s just bought a respected infrastructure management start-up called Enstratius.
Born Enstratus Networks, Enstratius has a platform that’s supposed to be a unified way of managing single or multiple clouds.
It’s said to support more than 20 public and private cloud platforms, including OpenStack, VMware, Rackspace, Amazon Web Services and Windows Azure. It also supposed to be easy to add more clouds.
It’s meant to help organizations manage applications across private, public and hybrid clouds by supplying automated application provisioning and scaling, application configuration management, usage governance, and cloud utilization monitoring.

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