Egenera’s Cloud Suite creates a virtual control panel to quickly and efficiently design and deploy cloud environments
BOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Jan. 22, 2014 - Egenera, a leader in converged infrastructure and cloud management software, today announced that Netsolus, a provider of managed services and IT solutions, has selected Egenera Cloud Suite to expand its cloud offering. Egenera Cloud Suite was selected due to its scalability and self-service approach that cuts the provisioning time of client requests from days to hours.
Netsolus, which uses Egenera Cloud Suite for both retail and wholesale services, noticed immediate benefits when implementing the solution. Through the automation of client requests, its profit margins increased in parallel with a decrease in labor costs. Additionally, it enabled customers to design, price, and deploy new infrastructures to scale without requiring significant time from engineers building up each environment.
“As the shift to the cloud increases, we’re seeing transitions as service and data center providers become virtual,” said Bryan Ballard, CTO of Netsolus. “We needed the ability to shift from a labor intensive structure to a vending machine approach where customers can self-service their requirements. Egenera Cloud Suite allowed us to not only deliver services quickly and efficiently, but also to enable our clients to design and deploy exactly as they want, when they want and see the results almost instantly ultimately driving higher profit margins.”
In tandem with its mission to expand its cloud offering and continue to be a top service provider, Egenera Cloud Suite provides the following advantages to Netsolus:
- Ease of use through an intuitive self-service portal for customers
- Fast, flexible and scalable provisioning for infrastructure as well as cloud services
- Capacity planning capability that allows for just-in-time delivery of cloud infrastructure
Previously, Netsolus did not have control panels and everything was done manually; clients made requests and engineers would build it. After deploying Egenera, Netsolus’ customers are able to self-service their requests and resellers can design their environment, attain pricing and have it provisioned in significantly less time.
“Egenera is continuing to provide management solutions that align with the MSP industry roadmap,” said John Humphreys, VP of sales and marketing of Egenera. “Seeing firsthand the cost savings and high profit margins gained by Netsolus through Egenera Cloud Suite only capitalizes on our promise to deliver best in class cloud management software.”
Converge. Unify. Simplify. That’s how Egenera brings confidence to the cloud. The company’s industry leading cloud and data center infrastructure management software, Egenera PAN Cloud Director™ and PAN Manager® software, provide a simple yet powerful way to quickly design, deploy and manage IT services while guaranteeing those cloud services automatically meet the security, performance and availability levels required by the business. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., Egenera has thousands of production installations globally, including premier enterprise data centers, service providers and government agencies. For more information on the company, please visit egenera.com. Follow Egenera on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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