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Cloud Computing Service Management from IBM

Effective use of cloud computing means knowing how your resources are being used

Effective use of cloud computing means knowing how your resources are being used, finding the right place in the cloud to meet specific business needs and doing so in a way that can handle the workloads you send its way.

Navigating the cloud computing service arena can be difficult at best, and unless you’ve got IT resources to spare, you’re going to need help.That’s where IBM Service Management for Cloud Computing comes in. IBM offers products that can help you make the most use of the cloud.

Take a look at some of the ways IBM brings the cloud to your organization’s door:

IBM CloudBurst
CloudBurst is a self-contained, prepackaged, purpose-built platform for delivering cloud services. It brings together the top hardware, software and services in order to build service platforms for just about any kind of a workload you want within a cloud deployment. CloudBurst gives you not only the tools that you need to handle cloud services lifecycle, but it also gives you the practices to make it work. CloudBurst offers you the ability to provision and optimize virtual operations, lowers your TCO and increases your efficiency. Perhaps most importantly, CloudBurst can help boost your time-to-market, and provides increased service levels and reliability.

Tivoli Service Automation Manager
The Tivoli Service Automation Manager lets you bring full automation to not just the management of services, but to their design and deployment, as well. Tivoli Service Automation Manager lets you turn manual tasks related to middleware, applications, networks and hardware into fully automated process. It also helps bring the cloud into your data center, reorganizing the data center on a cloud computing model. From provisioning to management, this product puts powerful automation at your fingertips.

Security Management in the Cloud
IBM offers a number of different tools for managing security in a cloud computing environment, including tools to handle identity and access, security for applications and data, and z/OS security. Storage Management in the Cloud IBM also provides a number of tools for managing your storage requirements in a cloud environment. Tools like IBM XIV Storage System and IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center let you ensure availability to your users while still reducing your storage costs and mitigating risks.

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Unitiv, Inc., is a professional provider of enterprise IT solutions. Unitiv delivers its services from its headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA, and its regional office in Iselin, New Jersey, USA. Unitiv provides a strategic approach to its service delivery, focusing on three core components: People, Products, and Processes. The People to advise and support customers. The Products to design and build solutions. The Processes to govern and manage post-implementation operations.