NetApp Inc. : Cloupia Announces Management and Orchestration Support for the Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Architecture
01/10/2012| 11:31am US/Eastern
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
as a Cloud Management Partner.
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 workloads.
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 services.
Automated and non-disruptive scaling of FlexPod- adding
more compute, storage and network resources to meet the
dynamic demands of the datacenter without disrupting
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
Integrated cloud automation capabilities that include:
end-user self-service portal, design component-level
service catalog, and chargeback management that avoids
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.
Pricing and Availability:
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 channel partner.
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 .
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