Happy belated 4th of July to our U.S. readers! It's been a hectic week and I wanted to share a couple of news items we announced in the U.S. and Europe.
CA Technologies Powers StratITsphere's New Cloud Services and State-of-the-Art Data Center
On Wednesday, we announced that StratITsphere, an IT consulting and data center services provider, will use our cloud computing, energy management and service assurance solutions as the backbone for Nimbus - a new package of cloud-based services, as well as other offerings.
StratITsphere developed Nimbus using the CA AppLogic® cloud platform, and the new services will be delivered using CA AppLogic, as well. The company's Fortune 1000 customers will be able to access dynamically provisioned and secure cloud services, providing agile and highly available infrastructures with a lower capital investment than traditional computing solutions.
In addition, StratITsphere will use CA ecoSoftware to help its co-location customers lower their electricity costs and to help make the entire facility more energy efficient. The company can see energy consumption patterns at the device and system levels, allowing StratITsphere to make adjustments to improve its power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric. And with CA ecoSoftware, the company can provide automatic billing to customers based on real energy use, rather than relying on error-prone estimates or time-consuming manual data collection.
Lastly, StratITsphere relies on CA Technologies Service Assurance portfolio to proactively manage the performance and availability of the service delivery infrastructure, and to monitor the composition and behavior of network traffic in real-time.
Stephen Webster, co-founder and CEO of StratITsphere commented: "The demand for our co-location and hosted services is exploding as companies look to cloud computing to stretch every IT dollar as far as possible. CA Technologies depth of experience made them the best software partner to help us launch our new cloud offerings quickly, reduce our energy costs, and manage our new data center with efficiency and excellence. Another key advantage of CA Technologies suite of management products is that it interfaces well with other management platforms, making it easier and faster to get customers connected to StratITsphere's services."
Check out the StratITsphere Cloud Accelerator Q&A Profile or read the press release to learn more.
CA Technologies and Dupaco Partner to Speed Up Cloud Adoption in The Netherlands
On Thursday, we announced that CA Technologies selected Dupaco as the first distributor for CA AppLogic software in the Netherlands. The Dutch IT distributor will develop a solution provider and service provider channel that will enable organizations to quickly and easily deploy, move or make redundant applications on a cloud platform. This will help organizations introduce complex business applications to public, private and hybrid cloud environments.
Dupaco will develop a solution provider and service provider channel that will enable organizations to quickly and easily deploy, move or make redundant applications on a cloud platform. This helps organizations introduce complex business applications to public, private and hybrid cloud environments.
Erik Monninkhof, director and co-founder of Dupaco Distribution said: "Companies and service providers are showing more and more interest in the cloud. For many organizations, developing a cloud platform of their own is simply too complex and expensive. However, with CA AppLogic software they can easily deliver cloud applications to their users. Introducing new solutions to the Dutch channel is our strength. By helping our partners with both technical and commercial support we have successfully introduced many brands in the past."
For more information, read the full press release: CA Technologies and Dupaco Partner to Speed Up Cloud Adoption in The Netherlands.