Vendor-Neutral Common Access Interface
In modern day data centers, significant effort is required to manage a variety of virtual and physical IT devices like servers, networking, storage, power, and cooling appliances from multiple vendors. These environments typically require use of different tools in order to communicate, manage, configure and access each IT device.
Software Defined Infrastructure for Access and Control
Factors including consolidation, cost savings, dynamic provisioning, and migration are driving most IT organizations to experiment with some form of virtual machine platform today. The advent of large-scale infrastructure systems has moved these back-room experiments and development environments into full, public-facing application infrastructure systems.