• Store

    catalog

  • Provisioning

    Provisioning

  • Metering/Monitoring

    Metering/Monitoring

  • Billing

    Billing

Catalog

Self service catalog of software and services. Any service can be exposed enabling final users to configure selected service, as self service

Cloud management platform Powua
Users can choose and configure services through the web catalog
Configurable catalog to deploy different kind of services for different categories of users
Security functionalities, users profiling (Business/Simple)
One portal and Single sign-on for integrated services
Orders management: change/upgrade, sharing of purchased services
Integration with electronic payment systems

Provisioning

Automatic process for provisioning and configuration of software, services and infrastructures. Multi-provider for virtualized systems

Cloud management platform Powua
Connectors for main public providers and virtualization environments (OpenStack, Azure, VMware, Amazon Web Services and others); standardized communication protocol and provider independence
Cloud service distribution and configuration, on ‘public’ and ‘private’ cloud scenario (SaaS)
Virtual infrastructure configuration and management (IaaS)
Deployment multi-site/multi-region for infrastructures and services
Completely manageable by back-office operators

Metering

Hardware, software and services consumption measurement, regardless of virtual or physical infrastructure

Cloud management platform Powua
Punctual measure of selected products and services usage
Real-time capture for physical resources consumption (CPU, storage, bandwidth, RAM), by machine and/or by single process
Hierarchical modeling to aggregate the measures (es. at organization level)
Billing system integration to translate consumptions into costs
Agent-based/Agent-less technology permits to be independent from virtual or physical infrastructure

Monitoring/Management

Keeps under control entire infrastructure for hardware, software and services, independently by physical or virtual. Uniform consumptions view

Cloud management platform Powua

Asset Management
Monitoring of HW and services, for reachability and functionality
Definition of alarm thresholds and automation actions following the occurrence of events
Notifications for operating groups according to the type of event
SLA reporting for components and defined services

Billing

Translates resource consumption into costs, by applying recurring fee or pay per use

Cloud management platform Powua
Gives a value to services/infrastructures purchased or used and measured by Metering module
Defines complex business policies for Cloud Service Providers, such as chargeback policy for internal departments and business units
Enables prepayment rules. Allows a flat recurring rate, a consumption-based payment or a combination of the two
Supports electronic payment systems including credit cards and Paypal
Prepaid cards creation and management
Costs expressed in credits, multi-currencies conversion
Credit portfolio can be centralized or distributed on different users, making it easy to control costs
Integration with ERP systems for invoices generation

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANTAGES

INDEPENDENCE FROM HARDWARE INFRASTRUCTURE AND VIRTUALIZATION SYSTEMS
AUTOMATIC AND AUTONOMOUS SERVICES PROVISIONING
100% CROSS-PLATFORM JAVA: POWUA IS 100% JAVA. THEREFORE IT GUARANTEES THE INSTALLATION IN ANY PLATFORM / HARDWARE SUPPORTING JAVA RUNTIME 1.7 OR MORE
MULTI-TENANT ARCHITECTURE: POWUA ALLOWS THE MANAGEMENT OF MULTIPLE PROVIDERS
"DEPLOYABILITY" MODULE ON DIFFERENT PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL SYSTEMS: THE WHOLE SYSTEM IS DIVIDED IN MODULES INSTALLED ON DIFFERENT PLATFORMS TO ENSURE THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF FLEXIBILITY IN WORKLOADS DISTRIBUTION
FULL MODULES INDEPENDENCE: EACH MODULE IS INDEPENDENT AND CAN BE USED INDIVIDUALLY IN ALL CASES IN WHICH IT IS NECESSARY AN INTEGRATION WITH THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS
AVAILABILITY OF FUNCTIONALITIES OF EACH MODULE BY WEB SERVICES: ALL MODULES ARE EXPOSED AS REAL SERVICES WITH WHICH IT IS POSSIBLE TO INTERACT THROUGH WEB SERVICES (SOAP AND RESTFUL), TO ENSURE THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF COMPATIBILITY AND INTEGRATION WITH OTHER SYSTEMS
COMPLETELY WEB-BASED ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLE: THE ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLE FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CONFIGURATION OF ALL FORMS CAN BE ENTIRELY USED WITH BROWSER

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