Now that we are seeing more widespread enterprise adoption of cloud, there’s an increasing focus on the underlying technology that supports, monitors, orchestrates and manages the cloud. In their latest Decision Matrix report, Ovum has rated BMC a clear technology leader for selecting a cloud management solution. This is a great validation of the constant focus we’ve had on delivering a cloud management platform that supports holistic cloud management across existing IT infrastructure, systems and processes.
BMC was rated a clear leader in the technology features dimension for selecting a cloud management solution, scoring an average of over 8 out of 10 across key technology features including:
- Cloud Management
- Financial Management
- Security & Backup
- Provisioning & Automation
- Lifecycle Management
- Reporting & Integration
- Performance Monitoring
“BMC scored a maximum in the cloud management feature, which demonstrated the breadth of integration BMC has with public cloud platforms as well as private cloud technologies. Ovum considers this feature will become of increasing importance, particularly as we do not expect a single cloud standard to be agreed within the short to medium term, if ever.”
With hybrid cloud becoming more of a reality (now or in the future) for most enterprises, having the underlying robust technology to enable management of multiple clouds; private or public; across diverse platforms is essential.
In the report, Ovum points out that as they evolve from virtualization to cloud computing, enterprises are being challenged by the need for “cross platform management & control and a holistic approach”. It’s an important point – let’s not forget that there are still a large percentage of companies at the virtualization stage that have not yet fully adopted cloud computing. Considering the cloud management & orchestration technology they will need to support this transition from virtualization to cloud that will enable them to manage cloud holistically in a hybrid cloud model will be essential.
Find out more about BMC Cloud Management here.
“By Monica Brink”
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