Wish you a Very Happy New Year 2017!
We have delivered some awesome features through last year enabling Hybrid Cloud scenarios, starting from integrations with top Cloud and Virtualization platforms, Backup service, to taking care of some basics like Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Consistent experience, Bulk Provisioning and Customer Signup and approval workflows. All with full self-service and extensible automation support, which reduces IT support and management cost, making the ROI very attractive. Summary of available features and what is coming soon in this new year:
The VConnect platform for Windows Azure Pack delivered many new cloud integrations and innovative features for Service Providers and Enterprises in the year 2016. Some of the innovations delivered include: Role Based Access Control (RBAC), IT Process Automation with Operations Templates, IT Support Automation with Wizard driven Custom Commands, System Center, VMware vCenter, AWS, Azure Platform support, Inline Backup as a Service with Veaam and fine grained control for Administrators with various extensibility points and available customizations.
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Usage and Billing solutions have consistently evolved from a mere cloud charge back tool to a utility which can help manage subscriptions, audit invoices, have flexible charge back models such as flat fee model, consumption/usage based model, tiered model, make payments on behalf of the customers and so on. Moving forward, Usage and Billing solution will extend its reach in managing resources, making analysis of the resource consumption and generating reports, trend analysis of resources and cost.