Cloud Management for Dummies
The world of enterprise IT is changing at speeds never seen before. The walls of the data center are blurring as enterprises embrace the cloud in its many forms. Now, enterprise IT can include private on‐premises clouds, hosted private clouds, and a mix of public cloud services.
This is where the cloud management platform (CMP) enters the picture. The CMP provides a unified platform for managing private, public, and hybrid cloud environments together with conventional and modern application architectures.
This whitepaper, commissioned by VMware, is loaded with information that can help you understand and capitalize on cloud management. In plain and simple language, it explains what a cloud management platform is, why you need it, and which capabilities to demand in an enterprise solution. It also illustrates common use cases for CMP and guide you to the path to management in the hybrid cloud era.