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Talligent OpenBook v2.5 Allows Customers to Measure, Manage, and Monetize OpenStack Clouds
Talligent is pleased to announce the general availability of OpenBook v2.5. The latest release of OpenBook extends the market leading cloud billing platform with functionality that improves the efficiency and service response of running public and enterprise clouds on OpenStack.
  • New CIO dashboards and reports provide detailed views of resource consumption, tenant growth, cost allocation, and revenue forecasts.
  • OpenBook automates key tenant onboarding steps and provides the self-service IaaS platform architects desire from OpenStack.
  • All configuration, consumption, and rated data about the cloud can be easily exported to third party accounting, CRM, or other systems using the RESTful API.
  • Proven scale managing over 10,000 VMs in a production cloud distributed over multiple data centers.

OpenBook builds a comprehensive historical record of your cloud configuration and resource details. This record is used to provide valuable insights into resource utilization, operating costs, SLAs, and capacity planning – critical information for running an efficient business on an OpenStack Cloud.

A Business-Ready Cloud requires business processes and controls. Once OpenStack is deployed, cloud administrators need a powerful and flexible tenant lifecycle management solution to keep up with ever-changing customer requirements and market conditions. Public and private cloud offerings and prices are evolving rapidly – Talligent supplies the tools to evolve your cloud and compete.

OpenBook v2.5 is compatible with Havana, Icehouse, and Juno releases of OpenStack and is available via the Canonical Juju Charm store. Evaluations and demonstrations of the latest release are available now from Talligent ( Follow Talligent on Twitter (@Talligent) or subscribe to the newsletter here.

Published Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:49 PM by David Marshall
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