Cloud Computing

GroundWork and Eucalyptus Systems Team Up

Jessica Thornsby

GoundWork Monitor Enterprise Cloud solution.

GroundWork Open Source Inc. (GWOS) and Eucalyptus Systems have announced a partnership.

In a press release, the companies reveal they are aiming to deliver complete monitoring and management of applications running in a Euchttp:// private cloud environment. The GroundWork Monitor Enterprise Cloud will provide detailed monitoring for this Eucalyptus private cloud.

Users should be able to build and monitor private and hybrid clouds within their existing environment and other public clouds , and run Amazon Machine Image (AMI) instances on VMware-based hypervisors within their Eucalyptus private cloud.

“Detailed monitoring and management of private cloud applications can give Eucalyptus users important real-time information to increase productivity and reduce costs,” said Marten Mickos, the CEO of Eucalyptus Systems. “Through our partnership with GroundWork Open Source, Eucalyptus open source users and Enterprise Edition customers can now benefit from a proven, open source solution to monitor private clouds as part of their overall network environment.”

GWOS is currently looking for people to participate in GroundWork’s Monitor Enterprise Cloud beta program. This beta program will provide access to Eucalyptus EE, including VMware support for implementing private clouds in existing environments. More information on the beta program, is available at the GroundWork website.

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