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enStratus and OpSource Team to Provide Governance for Enterprise-Class Clouds

OpSource, Inc., Dimension Data’s wholly-owned enterprise cloud and managed hosting business, and enStratus, the leading provider of cloud infrastructure automation and management solutions, today announced the integration of OpSource’s cloud hosting services into enStratus’ Cloud Management Platform. As a result of the partnership, organizations using the enStratus platform can immediately launch and scale OpSource cloud computing services within a matter of minutes. In turn, OpSource clients will now have access to enStratus’ governance capabilities, including role-based security, auditing and financial controls.

“Enterprises choose OpSource for its ability to deliver high-performance public and private cloud services that enable control of compute, storage and networking,” said Treb Ryan, the CEO of OpSource. “By teaming with enStratus, we are offering our clients the operational tools needed to improve cloud governance and ease integration.”

enStratus is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid clouds. enStratus addresses a broad set of cloud management capabilities including:

  • Access Controls – Granular, fully customizable role-based security provides the right level of control for development, QA, business or partner teams.
  • Financial Controls – Track and manage costs by customer or project by assigning billing codes with hard and soft spending caps.
  • API Key Management and Encryption – The enStratus patent-pending security architecture holds all cloud credentials outside the cloud provider with automated encryption.
  • Automation – Automate the scaling of cloud infrastructure to meet demand and match service level requirements, using standard configuration management tools, such as Chef and Puppet.
  • API – The enStratus API allows operations teams to extend, integrate or customize enStratus for specific requirements.
  • Hybrid Cloud Management – Manage and control the consumption of cloud services across multiple clouds through a single management solution.

“enStratus provides enterprises with a single platform view for deploying and managing applications in any kind of cloud environment,” said James Urquhart, VP of Product Strategy at enStratus. “As IT organizations seek enterprise-class managed hosting and cloud services, our customers will now have the option to select OpSource’s frictionless and scalable cloud environment.”

For more information on how OpSource and enStratus work together, please visit


Published Tuesday, August 28, 2012 7:55 AM by David Marshall
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