Benefits of Cloud Management Platform for Mid-Size companies

It’s time to leave behind the traditional way of migrating to and managing Public Cloud environments and move towards a future cloud management platform one designed for Mid-Sized Companies and Small Businesses.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) consumers are now looking to cloud management platform such as Cirrusform to help manage their growing portfolio of cloud applications. A cloud management platform enables organizations to deploy, manage, monitor and control applications across public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) ensuring that companies can achieve both agility, scale, and most importantly cost savings.

There are two basic consumption models for public cloud resources: With Cloud Direct, end users are communicating directly through cloud-native APIs. With Cloud Brokered, a Cloud Management Platform is acting as an intermediary between the end-users and the public clouds like AWS.

Essentially, a Cloud Management Platform is a consolidated platform with an extensive set of APIs to deploy, optimize, integrate and scale the enterprise cloud computing ecosystem, both within and outside the firewall.

At the fundamental level, a Cloud Management Platform allows users to manage their cloud resources through an orchestration suite that automates cloud management tasks. The Cloud Management Platform discovers resources in your cloud infrastructure and ensures that your organization is using them to the best of their abilities. Cloud Management Platform typically automates tasks, meaning that it will automatically administrating management tasks to help optimize your resource usage such as Compute, Network, and Storage.

Cloud Management Platform typically is a Self-service interface, provision system images, metering and billing enablement, provide workload & performance optimization through established policies and has the following benefits:

Accelerate AWS Cloud Migration

Helps to identify, analyze, plan and track cloud migration. Data center insights like summary of resources, VM distribution, CPU and memory utilization, VM count by CPU, cost trend etc.

No need for Cloud Specialists

Mid-Size Companies and Small Businesses have passionate, driven business leaders who want to steer their company forward. They want to adopt the latest in Information Technology like Cloud Computing but are unsure of the path they can take due to lack of skills & budgets. Cloud Management Platform removes the need to have Cloud Specialists as their algorithm manages the heavy-lifting yet giving a simple interface to semi-tech or tech users like Developers and legacy IT admins.

Automation

Accelerates IT Automation by automating cloud provisioning, configuration management, database deployment, intra-service orchestration, and many other IT needs. Complements the existing IaaS features in the platform. Eradicates the necessity to on-board varied resources of diversified public cloud providers on the platform.

Cost Optimization 

Enhances Cloud Cost Optimization for cloud services by tracking expense from beginning to end, including IT costing, utilization and recommendation to right-size the infrastructure.

Superior Performance 

Cloud Management Platform gives visibility in performance of Cloud Infrastructural as well Applications in the same product leading to superior performance by ensuring that timely corrective actions are taken to reduce troubleshooting time and thus ensures high up-time for your software applications.   

A cloud management platform helps organizations manage public clouds through a set of automated and integrated tools and features. Despite the availability of these platforms, many organizations struggle to implement modern cloud services that benefit the digital initiatives of enterprises across all sectors. As a result, IT leaders without these platforms in place will miss out on the cost-effective options and the desired reliability from the multiple private and public cloud resources available to them.

As Mid-Size Company CIOs grapple with a pervasive and disparate ecosystem of cloud computing technologies, they need to find a structured approach to govern their information assets. A Cloud Management Platform can go a long way in helping them achieve this goal.

To know how Cirrusform can provide these benefits and more please book a free demo or calculate Cloud Migration fees costs here  

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