Cloupia Announces Management and Orchestration Support for the Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Architecture
Santa Clara, Calif., January 10, 2012
- Cloupia, a cloud and data center management and
automation provider, announced the general availability of a new
module of the Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller (CUIC) that
now supports the Cisco and NetApp FlexPod™ architecture.
Cloupia is a member of the
NetApp Alliance Partner Program as a Cloud Management
Cisco and NetApp validated the CUIC for the
FlexPod. The Cisco and NetApp FlexPod is a pre-tested shared
infrastructure that combines Cisco networking, computing and NetApp
storage to help channel partners accelerate and simplify their
customers' transition to the cloud. CUIC empowers enterprises and
service providers to build and transform data center PODs into
clouds. The CUIC simplifies and streamlines management by providing
unified interface across all components.
"The Cloupia solution helps our customers to
manage FlexPod as a holistic system by helping to reduce the
complexity of provisioning TCO, OpEx and time to deliver services,"
said Raju Penmetsa, CTO for Cloupia.
Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller
provides comprehensive management and automation solution that
integrates with the FlexPod management system with features that
include: provisioning, monitoring and management for physical,
virtual and cloud environments.
- Single-click infrastructure provisioning, including bare-metal
state-less compute blade provisioning, allocating and mapping of
shared storage (LUNs and volumes), and advanced network
provisioning (ZONES) to support both physical and virtual
- Easy to install and implement a truly integrated out-of-box
solution to begin resource deployments, monitoring/analytics and
management of FlexPod within a few hours; alleviating the need for
multiple tools, disparate bolt-on technologies and professional
- Automated and non-disruptive scaling of FlexPod- adding more
compute, storage and network resources to meet the dynamic demands
of the datacenter without disrupting current workloads.
- Management and real-time monitoring from a single pane of glass
for each infrastructure component in FlexPod which including Cisco
UCS, Cisco Nexus 5000, and NetApp FAS storage systems.
- Integrated cloud automation capabilities that include: end-user
self-service portal, design component-level service catalog, and
chargeback management that avoids additional tools
- Cloupia's model based orchestrator enables IT administrators to
customize and automate many infrastructure administrative and
operational workflows with an easy to use workflow UI designer.
Cloupia provides a rich built-in task library and out-of-box
workflows that admins can further extend and customize.
The Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller (CUIC) with
automation and management capabilities for the Cisco and NetApp
FlexPod is now available. For pricing evaluations and pricing
information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Cloupia offers comprehensive Management and
Automation solutions with automation and management capabilities
for FlexPod™ to Cloupia Channel Partners, VARs, and System
Integrators. Cloupia offers a comprehensive channel program that
makes it easy for the channels to smoothly join Cloupia as a
Cloupia, a cloud and data center automation and management software
provider, offers a suite of cloud computing products and solutions
to power the next generation of dynamic data centers. Cloupia
enables organizations to build their own internal private clouds as
well as manage public and hybrid clouds using a single pane of
glass. Cloupia provides the most comprehensive cloud and data
center management solution with infrastructure control,
provisioning, management and monitoring capabilities across
physical, virtual and cloud environments. Cloupia helps
organizations to smoothly evolve from static data center or virtual
environments to private and public cloud environments with the
necessary automation and management tools. Cloupia is headquartered
in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit www.cloupia.com.
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