An ecosystem of integrated cloud products

In my prior post, I described how OpenStack from Red Hat frees  you to pursue your business with the peace of mind that your cloud is secure and stable. Red Hat has several products that enhance OpenStack to provide cloud management, virtualization, a developer platform, and scalable cloud storage.

Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms            

CloudForms contains three main components

  • Insight – Inventory, Reporting, Metrics red-hat-cloudforms-logo
  • Control – Eventing, Compliance, and State Management
  • Automate – Provisioning, Reconfiguration, Retirement, and Optimization

Business Benefit Use Case
One unified tool to manage virtualization and OpenStack cloud reduces the IT management overhead of multiple consoles and tools. Manage your Red Hat Virtualization, OpenStack, and VMware vSphere infrastructure with one tool, Cloud Forms.
One unified tool to manage private OpenStack and public cloud with the three components above. For temporary capacity needs, you can burst to an Amazon or OpenStack public cloud.

Scale up with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Virtualization improves efficiency, frees up resources, and cuts costs. red-hat-enterprise-visualization-logo

And as you plan for the cloud, it’s important to build common services that use your virtualization investment and the cloud, while avoiding vendor dependency.

Business Benefit Use Case
Consolidate your physical servers, lower costs and improve efficiency. Run and enterprise applications like Oracle, SAP, SAS, Microsoft Exchange and other traditional applications on virtual servers.

Red Hat Ceph Storage                           

Ceph™ is a massively scalable, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware. It provides a unified solution for cloud computing environments and manages block, object, and image storage. red-hat-ceph-storage-logo

 

Business Benefit Use Case
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform installer automatically configures the included storage driver and Ceph clients. Store virtual machine images, volumes, and snapshots or Swift object storage for tenant applications.

 

Platform as a Service with Red Hat OpenShift            

An on-premise, private Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution offering that allows you to deliver apps faster and meet your enterprise’s growing application demands. openshift-by-red-hat-logo

Business Benefit Use Case
Accelerate IT service delivery and streamline application development. Choice of programming languages and frameworks, databases and development tools allows your developers to get the job done, using the languages and tools they already know and trust. Including:

  • Web Console, Command-line, or IDE
  • Java(EE6), Ruby, PHP, Python, and Perl

With an open hybrid cloud infrastructure from Red Hat, your IT organization can better serve your business by delivering more agile and flexible solutions while protecting business assets and preparing for the future.

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