In my prior post, I described how OpenStack from Red Hat frees you to pursue your business with the peace of mind that your cloud is secure and stable. Red Hat has several products that enhance OpenStack to provide cloud management, virtualization, a developer platform, and scalable cloud storage.
Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms
CloudForms contains three main components
- Insight - Inventory, Reporting, Metrics
- Control - Eventing, Compliance, and State Management
- Automate - Provisioning, Reconfiguration, Retirement, and Optimization
|One unified tool to manage virtualization and OpenStack cloud reduces the IT management overhead of multiple consoles and tools.
|Manage your Red Hat Virtualization, OpenStack, and VMware vSphere infrastructure with one tool, Cloud Forms.
|One unified tool to manage private OpenStack and public cloud with the three components above.
|For temporary capacity needs, you can burst to an Amazon or OpenStack public cloud.
Scale up with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
And as you plan for the cloud, it's important to build common services that use your virtualization investment and the cloud, while avoiding vendor dependency.
|Consolidate your physical servers, lower costs and improve efficiency.
|Run and enterprise applications like Oracle, SAP, SAS, Microsoft Exchange and other traditional applications on virtual servers.
Red Hat Ceph Storage
Ceph™ is a massively scalable, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware. It provides a unified solution for cloud computing environments and manages block, object, and image storage.
|The Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform installer automatically configures the included storage driver and Ceph clients.
|Store virtual machine images, volumes, and snapshots or Swift object storage for tenant applications.
Platform as a Service with Red Hat OpenShift
|Accelerate IT service delivery and streamline application development.
|Choice of programming languages and frameworks, databases and development tools allows your developers to get the job done, using the languages and tools they already know and trust. Including:
With an open hybrid cloud infrastructure from Red Hat, your IT organization can better serve your business by delivering more agile and flexible solutions while protecting business assets and preparing for the future.
About the author
Jonathan Gershater joined Red Hat in 2013. Prior to Red Hat, Gershater worked at Trend Micro, Sun Microsystems, Entrust Technologies and 3Com. At Red Hat, Gershater leads market analysis for Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud platform, OpenShift, and related technologies.