Interesting startup around cloud management, this industry sector will only get bigger & more competitive
Repeat after me: cloud computing is a huge, transformative thing, but not every company runs everything in the cloud. Most still have their own servers and client-server applications running, as well as god-knows-what in the cloud.
So a tool that makes it easy for IT people to spin up jobs in their own server room or on Amazon(s amzn) Web Services could be a very big deal. That’s what CloudBolt Software promises. And it’s also why Gigaom selected CloudBolt as one of seven Structure Launchpad finalists for this year’s event, which takes place next month in San Francisco.
“We take an agnostic approach to customers’ IT infrastructure,” Justin Nemmers, CloudBolt’s EVP of marketing, said in an interview. The product works via connectors with popular configuration management tools including Puppet (see disclosure) and Chef, as well as management products from Hewlett Packard (HP Server Automation and Operations Orchestration) and VMware(s vmw) (…
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