Alliance Partner Integration Offers Customers Unified Enterprise Management of Private Clouds, Virtualized Infrastructures and Virtual Desktops

Mahwah, New Jersey-July 12, 2011- ManageIQ, which provides enterprise cloud management andautomation solutions, today announced its membership in the NetAppAlliance Partner Program as a Cloud Management Partner, and itsintegration with NetApp’s management software platform. Theintegration of ManageIQ’s Enterprise Virtualization Management(EVM) Suite™ with NetApp® solutions enablescomprehensive storage utilization and performance insight,on-demand provisioning and automated virtual server and desktopdeployments for cloud computing environments.

 

“Our integration with NetApp’sindustry-leading storage solutions will help customers increaseagility, improve service delivery and reduce costs for their cloudinfrastructures,” said Joseph Fitzgerald, ManageIQ CEO. “EVM is thefirst unified monitoring, management and automation solution builtfor enterprise clouds, and our customers are using it to transformthe management of their global IT infrastructures. Our alliancepartnership with NetApp will allow customers to extend theirinsight into cloud resource utilization and use policy-basedcontrol and automation to extract greater value from theircloud-based IT services.”

 

EVM provides the insight, control,integration, and automation capabilities needed to automate andaccelerate service delivery and deploy cost-effective cloud andvirtual computing. Built on the unique, patent-pending AdaptiveManagement Platform™, EVM helps enterprises quickly getinsight and visibility, establish controls and enforce policies,automate provisioning, delegate management activities and achievestrategic integration with closed-loop automation for IT processes.EVM enables IT organizations to increase agility through web-basedself-service portals, catalog-driven automated provisioning,intelligent workload placement and process workflows includingautomated and exception based approvals. EVM also enables costreductions through advanced resource monitoring, management andoptimization, analytic-based rightsizing, over-allocation and wastedetection, as well as cost transparency with chargeback.

 

NetApp collaborates with leading automationand analytic software vendors like ManageIQ to provide seamlessintegration with NetApp® open-management APIs. Thisintegration provides end-to-end cloud management, includingfull-stack orchestration, self-service portals, metering, andreporting. To learn more about NetApp’s cloud management partnersolutions, visit www.youtube.com/user/NetAppTV#g/c/F2B53DC61A1B869D.

 

About ManageIQ
ManageIQ is a leading provider of enterprise cloud management andautomation solutions that enable organizations to deploy, manageand optimize private clouds, virtualized infrastructures andvirtual desktops. Our solutions, built on a common AdaptiveManagement Platform™, deliver unified monitoring, managementand automation through a single pane of glass across enterpriseclouds and globally distributed datacenters. Our enterprisecustomers are using our solutions to transform the management oftheir IT infrastructures, accelerate service delivery and maximizetheir IT resource investments. For more information, visit www.manageiq.com.

 

About the NetApp Alliance PartnerProgram
The NetApp Alliance Partner Program provides qualifiedinfrastructure and application providers with access to NetAppsolutions, software development kits, technical support, training,certification, product information, and marketing and salesassistance. Customers benefit by having access to best-of-breedpartner solutions that are tested to work with NetApp storage.Additional information on the NetApp Alliance Partner Program isavailable at www.netapp.com/alliances.

 

Press Contact:
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George Kellar
Ph: 201.962.3388
E-Mail: gkellar@manageiq.com

 

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