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Cloud Infrastructure Management: Companies and Solutions 2013

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

Cloud Infrastructure Management: Companies and Solutions 2013


Overview:

The cloud infrastructure ecosystem represents a large-scale distributed computing paradigm that is driven by economies of scale in which a pool of abstracted, virtualized, dynamically scalable, managed computing power, storage, platforms, and services are delivered on demand to external customers over the Internet.

This report evaluates cloud management including types of cloud computing models, challenges facing cloud computing, implementation of cloud management, and analysis of key players in cloud management industry.

Companies in Report:

3Tera
Abiquo
Amazon
Apache
Chordian
Cloud.com
Convirture
Dell
ElasticHosts
ElasticStack
Engine Yard
Enomaly
Eucalyptus
Flexiant
Genstone Systems
Heroku
HP
IBM
IBM
Microsoft
Mulesoft
Nimbula
Novell
OnApp
Oracle
Puma
RackSpace
RedHat
Salesforce
Savvis
Skyway Software
Sony
Sophera
SpringSoft
SpringSource
Trend Micro
TriCipher
Ubuntu
VMWare
Zimbra Terracotta

Target Audience:

Telecom network operators
Cloud development companies
Cloud computing solutions providers
Cloud management solutions providers
Telecom and cloud infrastructure providers
Cloud security, privacy, and identity companies
OVERVIEW 5
CLOUD COMPUTING 5
CLOUD COMPUTING MODELS 6
Storage-as-a-service 6
Database-as-a-service 6
Information-as-a-service 6
Business-Process-as-a-Service 6
Application-as-a-service 6
Platform-as-a-service 7
Integration-as-a-service 7
Security-as-a-service 7
Management-as-a-service 7
Testing-as-a-service 7
Infrastructure-as-a-service 7
CLOUD COMPUTING BENEFITS 8
Expand scalability 8
Lower infrastructure costs 8
Increase utilization 8
Improve end-user productivity 8
Improve reliability 8
Increase security 8
Saving Effort for IT Tasks 9
Gain access to more sophisticated applications 9
Save energy 9
TYPES OF CLOUD SERVICES 9
PUBLIC CLOUD 9
PRIVATE CLOUD 10
On-premise Private Cloud 10
Externally hosted Private Cloud 10
HYBRID CLOUD 11
COMMUNITY CLOUD 11
HETEROGENEOUS CLOUD 11
CHALLENGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING 13
THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CLOUD 13
PRIVACY 13
VENDOR LOCK-IN 14
Platform lock-in 14
Data lock-in 14
Tools lock-in 15
OPEN STANDARDS 15
SECURITY 15
SUSTAINABILITY 16
ABUSE 16
IT GOVERNANCE 16
CONSUMER END STORAGE 17
PERFORMANCE INTERFERENCE AND NOISY NEIGHBORS 17
CLOUD MANAGEMENT 18
CLOUD MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES 18
CLOUD MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES 19
IMPLEMENTING A CLOUD SOLUTION 21
BUILD A BUSINESS MODEL 21
ASSESS THE RISKS 22
CAPTURE REQUIREMENTS 23
Functionality 23
Standards 24
Performance 24
Manageability 25
Security 25
Compliance 26
CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS 27
MICROSOFT AZURE 27
AMAZON EC2 27
REDHAT 28
UBUNTU ENTERPRISE CLOUD (UEC) 29
CLOUDSTACK 29
EUCALYPTUS 30
VMWARE VCLOUD DIRECTOR 31
OPENSTACK 33
ABIQUO 35
CA 3TERA APPLOGIC 35
CONVIRTURE CONVIRT 36
ELASTICSTACK 36
ENOMALY ELASTIC COMPUTING PLATFORM (ECP) 37
FLEXIANT EXTILITY 37
HP CLOUDSYSTEM 38
IBM CLOUDBURST 38
NIMBULA DIRECTOR 38
NOVELL CLOUD MANAGER 39
ONAPP 39
FUTURE OF CLOUD MANAGEMENT 40
DEVELOPMENT OF EFFECTIVE COST STRATEGIES 40
MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT 40
SIMPLIFIED COMPLEXITY 40
AUTOMATION 41


Read the full report:
Cloud Infrastructure Management: Companies and Solutions 2013
http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/data/cloud_infrastructure_management...

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Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com
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Website: www.reportbuyer.com

 

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