HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) is a cloud management platform that allows enterprise IT to manage the lifecycle of services across private and hybrid clouds. HP CSA offers a set of core features and a broad set of complimentary optional integration modules that enhance the management capabilities of your cloud environment. Customers can extend their cloud management platform by ordering core features or installing optional modules that integrate with other HP and non-HP products, on top of a standard installation of HP Cloud Service Automation. These modules are only available to existing HP CSA customers via the HP Subscriber Portal and are easy to install and configure. In addition, they can be installed separately from the product, making it easy for customers to add capabilities without having to perform expensive and time-consuming product upgrades.
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HP Cloud Service Automation core features
HP CSA consists of platform-level core features that include core capabilities such as subscriber portal, service designer, role-based access, etc. Using the HP Subscriber Portal, users can search, browse and order services that are right for them. They can view service definitions, service options and service pricing and define start and stop dates for the services. HP CSA is designed to deliver PaaS and SaaS services in addition to IaaS services. The services can be based on virtual or physical servers and can be based on internal resources or public cloud services.
Graphical Service Designer for creating service designs quickly
Defining cloud service offerings for the service catalog can be a time-consuming task. It can take weeks or even months. With HP Cloud Service Automation, you have multiple ways to quickly create service offerings. The graphical service designer makes it easy to define new services, or modify existing services. Service components can be re-used to accelerate service creation. Order now
Multi-tenancy and role-based access control for security
Controlling access to services, and only allowing people see the services they are allowed to order is critical to standing up a secure cloud environment. HP Cloud Service Automation offers multi-tenancy and Role-based access control to allow you to manage secure access to the cloud.
Integration with LDAP allows you to use your existing environment to control access. Order now
High availability architecture for business continuity
Business continuity is essential to profitability and staying competitive. High availability (HA) protects against application failures or system-level problems. HP Cloud Service Automation can be deployed in a highly available architecture, with multiple web servers, multiple application servers, and a clustered database. Order now
One of the strengths of HP Cloud Service Automation is the fact that HP offers a broad, complimentary portfolio of management products that enhance the capabilities of your cloud environment. Customers can extend their cloud management platform by installing optional modules that integrate with other HP and non-HP products, on top of a standard installation of HP Cloud Service. These modules are packaged as Content Packs and are easy to install and configure. They can be installed separately from the core product, making it easy for customers to add capabilities without having to perform expensive and time-consuming product upgrades. Content Packs with new integrations are released every quarter.
The following integration modules are included in Content Pack 1:
HP Asset Manager for cost, asset, and license management
HP Asset Manager enables IT organizations to reduce costs and drive business decisions by managing the physical, virtual, financial, and contractual aspects of IT assets. This integration provides a simple, cost effective and extensible HP solution for managing the billing of the services deployed by CSA. The integration propagates catalogs, service subscriptions and deployed services from CSA to Asset Manager that generates bills for the consumers of the services. Download now
Moab Cloud Optimizer for policy-based workload optimization
Policy-based optimization maximizes utilization and service performance while reducing management costs. Moab Cloud Optimizer can help guarantee the maximum ROI and success of your HP Cloud Service Automation private cloud, making it capable of not only delivering but also optimizing and managing your development, complex application, and mainstream production services throughout their lifecycle. Moab Cloud Optimizer policies automate the real-world decisions through service tuning and ongoing service and infrastructure management. It takes data center automation to the next level to address the capacity, performance, availability, and management challenges IT teams face in meeting the service needs of their organizations. Download now
HP TippingPoint for security
Through the integration of HP TippingPoint’s CloudArmour with HP Cloud Service Automation, customers can easily take advantage of the market’s leading intrusion protection and threat management solution to automatically provision and enable security controls when users order cloud services.
- Extends HP TippingPoint's threat research capabilities, and ease-of-use to include virtual and cloud infrastructure
- Enables HP TippingPoint customers to extend their existing processes, methodologies and tools to secure virtual infrastructure
- Provides network and security policy visibility and management for virtual networks
VMware vCloud Director for 3rd party support
Integration of vCloud Director with HP Cloud Service Automation enables provisioning and control of vCloud Director vApps through CSA offerings, thereby protecting your investment in an existing Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution. CSA acts as a cloud service broker to provide lifecycle management for vCloud Director vApps and other cloud services from a consolidated portal and catalog. Download now
HP Server Automation as an OS provider
HP Server Automation is bundled with Cloud Service Automation Enterprise Suite. With these enhancements, Server Automation can now be used as an OS provider in CSA, which enables deployment of OS using SA OS Sequences or Build Plans to compute resources. The included integration shows how to deploy an OS to VMware VMs created using vCenter. Download now
Customers can create service offerings which allow the user to select patching policies as part of the subscription process, check compliance status, and initiate remediation from Cloud Service Automation subscriber portal. Download now
DMA as an application provider for Oracle and WebSphere
It is now easier than ever to create service offerings that deploy Oracle database or WebSphere application server using DMA solution packs. Subscribers can now order Platform as a Service (PaaS) or even multi-tier services that include Oracle database and WebSphere application server right from their CSA catalogs. The integration modules can be downloaded from HP Live Network
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