SOURCE: Ensim Corporation

Ensim Corporation

July 13, 2015 10:00 ET

Ensim Announces Latest Enhancements to IaaS Manager for Microsoft Virtual Machines

Ensim Releases Enhanced Management and Automation for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Hyper-V at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference; Includes Support for Virtual Appliances for Firewall, Backup, Load Balancers, Storage and More, Plus Multi-tier Storage, Multi-vHDDs for VMs, Cloning, Multi-vLANs and vNICs and Enhanced UI Features Including Advanced Graphical Displays

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2015) - Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference -- Ensim Corporation, provider of an end-to-end platform for service providers to monetize any offering with marketplace, subscription management, service catalog, provisioning, usage collection and billing, today announced the availability of Ensim IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Manager 3.4 for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012 R2).

Ensim IaaS Manager for Microsoft System Center provides a complete provisioning, orchestration and administration solution for Hyper-V or other hypervisors managed by Microsoft System Center. Ensim IaaS Manager enables the rapid and effective creation of offers from a service providers' own public cloud, as well as isolated customer private and hybrid clouds. In addition, Ensim supports a wide variety of public clouds such as Azure to enable service providers to resell these with full automation for storefront ordering, service catalog, usage tracking, and billing via a simplified self-service, role-based portal for the end-users, customer admins, IT admins, and channels such as agents and resellers.

With IaaS Manager, Ensim supports virtual machine management via ordering of individual preconfigured virtual machines (VPS), or virtual data centers (VDC) where resources can be custom configured into any VM configuration by the user.

The latest features of Ensim IaaS Manager for Microsoft include:

  • Support vAppliances for Firewall, Backup, Load Balancers etc
  • Multiple vHDD for VMs
  • Cloning of VMs
  • Multiple vLANs for a VDC
  • Multiple vNIC / Virtual Network Adapters for VMs
  • Enhanced UI features including advanced graphical displays

In addition to the new features, Ensim IaaS Manager for Microsoft also includes:

  • VDC and VPS based product offers
  • Reservation and Pay-Per-Use (PPU) or Hybrid, offers
  • Usage reports that shows charted data on reserved amounts, PPU amounts, consumed amounts and comprehensive system reports for service provider administrators to view resource pools, port groups, and datastores allocated to each customer
  • Clustering and definable provisioning logic to allow customers or business logic to specify which cluster to be used when ordering a VDC
  • Storage management to enable multi-tier storage and allow selection of different types/tiers/pools of storage

Ensim IaaS Manager for Microsoft is hardware and network agnostic and supports deployments on leading infrastructure solutions such as: Cisco, EMC, Hitachi, NetApp, Dell, IBM, HP and more.

"Ensim provides a complete quote-to-cash Cloud Management Platform that is a must have for any Telco, Service Provider or MSP who wants to be successful in the Cloud Hosting Industry," said William Fellows, Research Vice President of 451 Research. "Ensim provides service providers and enterprises an end-to-end solution to cost-effectively provide BSS/OSS functionality with multi-tenant and dedicated deployment architectures and enhanced functionality to support VDC orders."

Ensim will be attending the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference taking place July 12 - 16, 2015 in Orlando, FL. To schedule a meeting, please email mlecomte@ensim.com

About Ensim

Ensim provides an end-to-end platform for marketplace, storefront, subscription management, service catalog, ticketing, provisioning, usage collection, and billing management with self-service portals for users, organizations, and channels. Monetize and manage any offering such as business applications, infrastructure, cloud brokerage, as well as SaaS, IaaS and ITaaS. The Ensim Automation Suite is ready-to-launch as an on-premise or cloud based solution; can integrate with any existing back office environment; and is available in both multi-tenant and dedicated versions to meet service provider and enterprise requirements.

For additional information, visit http://www.ensim.com