- Custom Cloud Services Catalog – Create a custom catalog of services including IaaS, cloud, 3rd party, value-add and IT services that are delivered to users through a simple, self-service interface.
- Extensible Platform – Leverage the partner ecosystem and newly available SDKs and APIs to seamlessly deliver any service (IaaS, PaaS, storage, etc.) while broadening the portfolio of services to differentiate and increase the value of the cloud.
- Complete Cloud Visibility – Give users a single, comprehensive view of their cloud services, including availability, system health, performance, account status, utilization, billing, helpdesk and alerts.
- Metering and Monitoring – Track service usage with real-time reports and proactively monitor system health with built-in alerts. Generate customized reports for current and historical activity with drill-down analytics.
- Workflow Approvals – Define workflow rules for new user activation and service provisioning to ensure departmental requirements and budget approvals are met.
Mark Goros, CEO, Caringo“The demand for enterprise IT departments and service providers to introduce new managed services has never been greater. Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager delivers a solution that allows providers to rapidly deploy new services which their customers can easily select, purchase and use. Caringo is pleased to have integrated our enterprise class object storage with CloudPortal Business Manager and worked closely with Citrix to ensure organizations can provide a highly scalable and easy to manage cloud storage service with just a few clicks. The combined solution radically simplifies cloud storage deployment, and enables organizations to leverage the same metering and user management systems as their other cloud services.” Jay Desai, VP, Product Management, Cloudian “Citrix and Cloudian share a common commitment to making it easy for any enterprise or service provider to deploy powerful, cost-effective clouds. The Cloudian Storage Platform is already fully integrated with Citrix CloudPlatform, enabling seamless deployment of S3-compatible cloud storage quickly and cost-effectively, as well as offering secondary storage. Now, with our upcoming integration with CloudPortal Business Manager, we are bringing IT-as-a-service and Storage-as-a-Utility one step closer to being realities.” Craig McElroy, Chief Technology Officer, Contegix “The self-service interface and granular account management that CloudPortal Business Manager provides allows us to perfectly balance the administrative control and end-user self-service requirements of our enterprise private cloud customers.” Anthony Lobretto, VP, Engineering and Technology Solutions, DBR360 “Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0 gives us the operational control we need to deliver self-service cloud continuity offerings beyond IaaS. The new CloudService SDK enables us to deliver a custom set of differentiated services that provides enterprises complete control of their computing resources to support their mission critical applications.” Simon Withers, VP, Global Cloud Product, SunGard Availability Services “SunGard Availability Services delivers a suite of Enterprise Cloud Services, which includes the recent release of our public cloud service powered by Apache CloudStack in Europe. With this recent addition of public cloud services in partnership with Citrix, SunGard Availability Services provides customers access to our public cloud customer portal delivering a customized set of public cloud services via Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager. The open design of the CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0 platform provides SunGard Availability Services with even greater flexibility to enhance our public cloud interface and best meet our customer’s needs.”
- Blog: When is a Cloud a Cloud? The Importance of Self-Service
- Blog : Introducing Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0
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