Hybrid Cloud Management software provider, Abiquo, adds support for Packet‘s bare metal provisioning, monitoring on Azure ARM and additional guest customization with Abiquo 4.0.2.
Using Abiquo 4.0.2, cloud admins can choose from a range of hypervisor and cloud solutions, delivering a consistent user interface, a single API and a feature set that enhances what the underlying cloud environment can deliver – while ensuring that they retain control over consumption and cost.
Abiquo’s monitoring, action plan and auto scaling features work in harmony to enable users to get insight into VM and application performance, automate VM actions and scale up, down, in and out – adding and removing VM resources, and adding and removing VMS – driven by monitoring and a rich scheduler. Adding support for monitoring on Azure ARM means that consumers of Microsoft Azure through Abiquo gain all these automation and scaling features.
Packet, an upcoming service provider, enable their customers to rapidly provision new physical servers with a choice of operating systems. Abiquo is pleased to add support for Packet in Abiquo 4.0.2, which will enable Abiquo customers to mix virtual machines, Docker containers and physical machines in their Abiquo true hybrid cloud.
Using either cloud-init or hypervisor tools such as VMware tools, Abiquo users can now configure their guest OS in the following ways:
Abiquo delivers the industry’s leading cloud orchestration software for service provider clouds; allowing customers to quickly build and monetise cloud services, whilst managing hybrid, private or public cloud infrastructure from one intuitive portal – adding value through greater efficiency, visibilty, simplicity and control.
Abiquo is privately held, and operates from headquarters in the UK with offices in Europe, and through its extensive global partner network. For more information, visit www.abiquo.com.