Mumbai, India September 15,
2009 - Cloud computing has rapidly become a popular choice
for enterprise organizations seeking a cost-effective and flexible
solution to their unique, and often complex, it requirements.
To provide cloud environments with a high
level of management and security safeguards, BMC software (NYSE:
BMC) and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced a new strategic
partnership that delivers server, network and storage provisioning
and management for cloud environments.
This new strategic partnership gives mutual
BMC and NetApp customers the benefit of a fully automated
end-to-end cloud infrastructure beginning with the initial service
request to provisioning, deployment, management and
decommissioning. Automating these processes enables customers to
save time and money, reduces compliance risk and helps it
organizations stay focused on meeting the needs of the
The benefits of cloud computing - improved
business agility, the convenience of self-service and reduced
equipment costs - are well documented, but they can only be reached
with a comprehensive management strategy that reduces risk and
drives compliance. BMC and NetApp® integrated solutions, which
include BMC service request management, BMC configuration
automation for networks, BMC ProactiveNet performance management,
BMC atrium orchestrator, along with NetApp provisioning manager and
NetApp SANscreen® will help customers recognize these
"We see cloud computing as a natural
evolution of the datacenter, so it's important that customers are
able to move to that environment at their own pace," said Naveen
Reddy, Country Manager, BMC Software. "Our alliance with NetApp,
coupled with our close collaboration with mutual customers to
understand their business priorities, has delivered an integrated,
fully automated offering that simplifies the transition from
virtual to cloud environment."
"NetApp for several years has worked closely
with leading technology vendors like BMC to provide joint customers
with the solutions and infrastructure they need to enable the
cloud," said Rajesh Janey, president- India & SAARC, NetApp,
"our unique unified storage architecture is an ideal complement to
BMC's BSM platform. our relationship with BMC is an important step
toward helping our customers recognize the reduced costs and
increased flexibility associated with cloud computing."
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