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The new release continues to drive key themes such as speed, usability, and scalability to simplify the hybrid cloud journey. The update introduces features such as ServiceNow Configuration Management Database (CMDB) integration, data protection choices for Cohesity and Rubrik, System Center VM Manager (SCVMM) and SELinux support, and improved user navigation.
“Our guiding principle has always been to meet customers wherever they are in their hybrid cloud journey,” said Rick Kilcoyne, chief product officer. “With the CloudBolt 9.4 release, we’re further committing to that approach. Enhanced inventory management, better data protection choices, and comprehensive Microsoft environment support are critical capabilities that we are addressing for our customers through this release. These features will help them be more productive, secure, and flexible. We couldn’t be more excited to share what’s next for CloudBolt’s product offerings that will simplify our customers’ workflows, so stay tuned.“
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Recognized for its ease of deployment, simplicity, and extensibility through a single platform, the firm helps customers with resource provisioning, self-service IT, and hybrid cloud governance across more than 20 private and public cloud environments such as VMware, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform. With the 9.4 release, the company pushes the envelope further toward cloud management by simplifying the technology learning curve.
The 9.4 release provides following capabilities for hybrid cloud customers:
Integration with ServiceNow CMDB
With this integration, customers can codelessly map information of servers deleted or provisioned using CloudBolt directly into ServiceNow CMDB, thus making the server data management process more efficient.
Protect your data with CloudBolt’s Cohesity and Rubrik support
The solution supports Cohesity DataProtect and Rubrik Cloud Data Management as data protection choices for their VMware-based servers. Customers can use a simple blueprint for application and backup provisioning, thus improving productivity, efficiency, and server data protection.
Streamline Microsoft environment management with SCVMM integration
Now System Center VM Manager (SCVMM) is offered as a resource handler to help manage Microsoft environments better. With this support, customers can discover, deploy, and manage VMs on Hyper-V clusters with ease.
Support for SELinux from CloudBolt
The integration allows CloudBolt to run on CentOS and RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). This gives customers more flexibility to run CloudBolt on their preferred SELinux instance.
Customize CloudBolt platform with updated dashboard
The revised user interface in v9.4 makes it to customize’s dashboard to see all the relevant information of the hybrid cloud environment.
What customers are saying:
The company is highly rated on Gartner Peer Insights – a source of verified user ratings and peer reviews by end-users, customers, and partners.
The firm’s reviews on Peer Insights include:
“Rarely does a product offer a win/win the way CloudBolt has. This product has reduced significant overhead for our Operations team while providing our development groups the level of self-service they’ve desired for a long time,” said an internal IT manager, healthcare (read).
“CloudBolt was able to completely replace our old Cloud Management Platform within a month of deploying it. The user interface is smooth with an easy to understand layout for customers. The admin interface is complete, in that you can configure just about everything via browser. This is a complete cloud management platform,” said a systems analyst in government industry (read).
“CloudBolt provided not only the requirements we set out to find for our customers but provided much more additional capabilities that are essential to any business use case. Provides loads of day two value. Easy to install and create repeatable workloads and automation tasks as well as multi-tenancy, blueprinting, auditing tracking and features of a modern robust cloud solution in both public and private clouds,” said a principal solutions architect in services industry (read).
CloudBolt 9.4 is available.
Availability of CloudBolt V9.3 Cloud Management Platform
Features UX enhancements, improved Azure support, and third-party integrations (Veeam, Solarwinds, Cisco UCS).
June 5, 2020 | Press Release