Infinitely Virtual, a provider of virtual server cloud computing services for businesses, today announced it has added VMWare’s vCloud Director to its hosting platform, giving IT managers more “self-service” options when needing to quickly reconfigure networking resources, move data between different clouds, or change virtual applications.
Integrated with Infinitely Virtual’s upgrade to VMWare’s vSphere5, VMware vCloud Director saves IT managers time and money by giving them more autonomy and control over important aspects of their virtual infrastructure.
“We recognize that IT managers want the scalability and relative low investment cost of employing cloud-hosted services,” said Adam Stern, Infinitely Virtual founder and CEO. “At the same time, we know they sometimes want the ability to make quick changes to applications or to migrate workloads between different clouds without having to go to the cloud service provider.
“Adding VMWare’s vCloud Director continues Infinitely Virtual’s mission to deliver the most flexible, cost-effective cloud-hosting services to our customers,” Stern said. “We host and manage the secure, cloud platform while our IT customers have increased autonomy to make application and networking changes as they wish. It’s a smart division of labor that advances our goal of enabling clients to use their virtual infrastructure as a growth engine.”
Customers deploying vCloud Director benefit from an exceptionally user-friendly interface that provides end-users with the tools to foster a self-service networking and creative cloud environment. The product saves IT professionals precious time, which they can then devote to other business-critical tasks.
Infinitely Virtual’s vCloud Director integration offers these advantages:
- Gives IT professionals the ability to self-manage virtual applications
(vApps) without the assistance of the cloud service provider,
facilitating quick changes, or changes on short notice due to current
- Allows IT to upload vApps into a catalog which can be used at a later
date, without involving the cloud service provider
- Enables greater control in moving and distributing workloads between
- Cuts network configuration time down to a matter of minutes, using
- Provides the ability to power up or power down at will – without the
need to contact the cloud service provider every time
- Manages the end-user’s own firewalls and allows them to change ports
without requiring any workload from the cloud service provider
- Facilitates changes in security due to changing department needs –
changes that can be made on the fly.
“Businesses that move resources and retool network configurations on a regular basis will find vCloud Director to be exceptionally well designed for that purpose,” said Stern.