2012-11-23 11:32:32 - fluid Operations, leading provider of cloud and data management solutions based on semantic technologies, announced today that its eCloudManager has won the 2012 Best in Cloud Award in the category “Infrastructure as a Service – Private Cloud”.
Walldorf / Baden, Germany – fluid Operations, leading provider of cloud and data management solutions based on semantic technologies, announced today that its eCloudManager has won the 2012 Best in Cloud Award in the category “Infrastructure as a Service – Private Cloud The Best in Cloud Award is organized by COMPUTERWOCHE, a renowned German weekly newspaper targeting CIOs and IT managers. fluid Operations entered the competition with its customer project “Storage and Infrastructure from the Cloud for PfalzKom PfalzKom, Gesellschaft für Telekommunikation mbH is a German telecommunication and service provider for B2B enterprises. The eCloudManager from fluid Operations delivers an innovative tool for data center management and enables channel partners to provide their customers with out-of-the-box solutions allowing them to
transition their IT environments to the cloud.
“We are extremely honored to receive this award from COMPUTERWOCHE. fluid Operations is committed to keeping its partners and customers at the forefront of cloud solutions. This award validates our commitment to ongoing innovation and targeted customer solutions said Andreas Eberhart, Managing Director at fluid Operations.
“The positive jury decision was unanimous stated Henry Vaske, editor-in-chief at COMPUTERWOCHE. “The intelligent monitoring and management of cloud resources is one of the core future tasks in the IT industry, and to date only very few providers are established in this area
Innovative Solutions for Channel Partners
fluid Operations relies on a very strong distribution and reseller network and allows its partners to provide their customers with an out-of-the-box cloud management solution which can be customized to meet specific needs and requirements. This helps our partners build a successful business by focusing completely on the needs of their customers and offering them a unique, unified management platform based on the eCloudManager. fluid Operations has built references that document the unique value of our solutions, and working with fluidOps opens up a new product and services business for our partners.
Further information about fluidOps partners is available here: www.fluidops.com/partners/
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eCloudManager Manages IT Infrastructures in the Cloud
The eCloudManager from fluid Operations delivers an innovative platform for private and public cloud management, enabling the creation of a flexible and scalable cloud environment. It provides a unified overview of all aspects of a private or public cloud. In this way, multiple hypervisors, storage systems, public clouds and enterprise applications are managed and controlled from the eCloudManager‘s user interface.
Based on the semantic integration of heterogeneous data sources and on its ability to fully automate processes across infrastructure and application layers and to also include IT project management tasks and workflows, the eCloudManager provides an overview of the complete data center and delivers innovative ‘IT as a Service’ solutions. End users can thus consume everything from compute resources (Infrastructure as a Service), to storage resources (Storage as a Service), to enterprise application landscapes (Landscape as a Service, to service extensions (e.g. patches, customized reports, etc.) in a cloud-like manner, while significantly reducing the time usually spent on manual tasks.
More details about the eCloudManager implementation at PfalzKom, Gesellschaft für Telekommunikation mbH are available here: www.computerwoche.de/management/cloud-computing/2527258/index6.h ..
Further details about the Best in Cloud 2012 finalists are available here: www.best-in-cloud.de/bewerbung/finalisten-2012/
About fluid Operations
fluid Operations® (fluidOps), an innovative software company headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, provides an open platform which allows for the semantic integration of structured and unstructured data across business and IT stacks. This basis is leveraged to deliver our cutting-edge infrastructure and cloud monitoring, management and orchestration solution, the eCloudManager®, as well as the Information Workbench®, a cloud-based Linked Data and Big Data management platform. Together, the two products deliver the flexibility needed to optimize information management, data integration, self-service IT, IT operations, and IT service management. Gartner Analysts named fluidOps “Cool Vendor” in 2010. fluidOps’ Conference Explorer won the Linked Data-a-Thon at the 2011 International Semantic Web Conference and was placed in the WWW 2012 Metadata Challenge. For more information about fluidOps and its products and solutions please visit www.fluidOps.com.