CloudBolt Command and Control (C2) Selected as Cloud Manager for Dell Cloud for US Government
June 21, 2013 by FindMyHost News
Web Hosting Services – Rockville, MD – CloudBolt Software, Inc. announced that its Cloud Management product, Command and Control (C2), has been selected as the Cloud Manager and Orchestrator for Dell’s Cloud offering for the US Federal, State, and Local Governments. CloudBolt C2 presents an intuitive, highly customizable interface that allows US Government organizations to provide their own cloud resources to users in a secure, efficient, and predictable manner. Dell is leveraging CloudBolt C2 in this solution to enable automated workflows, provisioning, rapid scalability, and metered billing in a platform that meets numerous US Government security criteria.
The Dell Cloud for US Government was designed from the ground up to provide customers with a thorough compliance framework. The Dell solution offers Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) options to create private and hybrid cloud environments as well as secure, public, and multi-tenant cloud environments. These offers are required to meet specific needs, perform quickly, and maximize efficiency. Dell also created hundreds of security controls ensuring their service is protected and secured for their customer’s safety and satisfaction, including attaining an Authority to Operate in numerous different environments. Dell recognized that this solution required a powerful Cloud Manager that could undoubtedly meet certification requirements in both single and multi-tenant environments while offering the same intuitive interface and flexible cloud management architecture.
“We’ve applauded the US government’s recent effort to increase cloud adoption while also addressing key agency concerns – especially as they relate to security. At Dell, we worked to make sure our government customers are able to not only adopt cloud solutions that meet their standards, but meet enterprise-class performance standards that they should expect from cloud solutions,” said George Newstrom, Vice President and General Manager, Dell Services, U.S. Public Sector. “Government customers shouldn’t have to make a choice between solutions compliant to their standards and those that will meet or even boost the performance they’ve come to expect from their IT – we think with the Dell Cloud for U. S. Government they won’t have to make that choice. We’re excited to be working with CloudBolt Software and making use of C2, their innovative Cloud Manager, in this solution.”
“Government agencies have been taking different approaches to achieve the promise of on-demand access to secure computing resources,” John Menkart, CEO, CloudBolt Software said. “We’re excited to be working with Dell to provide Dell Cloud for US Government customers with a Cloud Manager that allows them maximum capability while still adhering to the security controls Dell has put into place. The Dell team has built an excellent solution that will change how Government organizations access resources, and we’re proud to be a part of it.”
Designed to meet the stringent Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) approval process as well as National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 criteria while helping to meet cloud commitments outlined by the U.S. Chief Information Officer, the Dell Cloud for U.S. Government offers both single and multi-tenant environments. The Dell Cloud for U.S. Government will allow government customers to leverage a powerful and flexible platform that will help them to do more with less in today’s challenging budget environment.
CloudBolt C2 is available for all organizations, large and small, and is an easily installable and configurable Cloud Manager with extensive benefits to Government and Commercial customers alike. C2 integrates with virtualization platforms, data center automation tools such as HPSA/Opsware, or puppet, private cloud frameworks such as OpenStack, public clouds such as AWS, and comes with software license management capabilities. Please contact our Sales team by calling 703.665.1060 for additional information.
About CloudBolt Software
CloudBolt Software transforms enterprise IT by providing Command and Control of IT resource technology that provides the consolidated operational intelligence needed to make strategic IT decisions—or as we call it—“Business-Driven IT”. CloudBolt Command and Control (C2) cloud manager rapidly deploys an on-premise cloud that enables hybrid cloud capabilities, provides IT resource management across multiple platforms and cloud frameworks, manages data center automation tools, understands software licenses, and effectively delivers both Infrastructure and Platform as a Service (IaaS/PaaS). The ultimate benefit of CloudBolt C2 is the ability to leverage a new business model for effectively metering, provisioning and managing IT using products from multiple vendors in multi-stack environments without regard for the underlying infrastructure.
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