According to a recent Forrester consulting study, 86 percent of companies have a multi-cloud strategy. By allowing application workloads to run on the most suitable platforms, multi-cloud environment optimizes operations and enables cost savings. As different environments have their own user interfaces and administrative tasks, can adding new cloud platforms to the environment be challenging. Multiple UIs and policies can fragment the management and big picture can be lost.
No wonder multi-cloud services may seem like a complicated, time-consuming and demanding solution. Ficolo’s Multi-Cloud Support Specialist, Juuso Viljanen, thinks it is the opposite because Ficolo Multi-Cloud Control makes it possible to steer clear of the common cloud service pitfalls: “Multi-Cloud Control combines public, private and hybrid clouds within the same service, under one management platform. It is also possible to use IaaS and PaaS services and DevOps methods directly through one interface”.
“With Multi-Cloud Control, real-time monitoring is very easy, tasks and workflows can be effortlessly automated.”
“Ficolo Multi-Cloud Control helps you to use resources efficiently. For example, provisioning is very simple and only takes a few minutes. With Multi-Cloud Control, real-time monitoring is very easy, tasks and workflows can be effortlessly automated”, tells Viljanen. Cost-effectiveness is also taken into account in Multi-Cloud Control solution. “With the tool, you can find out if your resources are being used efficiently and it also gives you recommendations for optional measures,” says Viljanen. “For instance, if a virtual server isn’t in use on weekends, it can be set to work only on weekdays.”
Ficolo’s Multi-Cloud Control is a cloud-independent service based on Morpheus Data’s award-winning solution – in autumn 2018 it was awarded in the Best of VMworld for Agile Operations and Automation category. Support for automation design and implementation, custom tailoring, and deployment support is available as additional services. Expertise and know-how of Team Ficolo is at the customer’s disposal if needed. “We support the customer in the introduction of the product and of course we provide personal support in Finnish as well as in English. We master the entire environment up to the OS level and our goal is to be as agile as possible and to quickly resolve customer support requests”, tells Juuso Viljanen.
Multi-cloud services are the present and the future as agility is the lifeblood of companies. Cloud services can be utilized by a wide range of businesses, but it is especially advantageous in environments where the cloud is distributed through software to customers, such as IT service providers, software businesses, energy and IoT companies, With the Multi-Cloud Control management tool, you get the most out of your cloud services. Ficolo Cloud Delivery concept, in addition to the cloud management tool, enables you to produce all of your cloud services.