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Cirba and Arista provide network aware software-defined infrastructure control

Today we announced support for Arista’s software-driven cloud networking solutions. Cirba’s analytics incorporate rich metrics available from Arista to drive precise network-aware VM routing and placement decisions that will significantly reduce risk and deliver unprecedented levels of efficiency and agility. … Continue reading

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Bank of America CTO Discusses Drive to Move to Software-Defined Infrastructure

“Where we see the future, where we see the greatest opportunity for us, is to move much more toward software-defined infrastructure.” Bank of America CTO, David Reilly Cirba customer, Bank of America, was recently interviewed by ZDNet on the topic … Continue reading

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Cirba announces support for KVM running OpenStack®

This week we announced support for KVM environments running OpenStack®. We are seeing a rise in popularity of this platform in our customer base as a secondary platform. This is an interesting trend as multiple cloud stacks in an environment … Continue reading

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IBM Standardizes on Cirba for its Private Modular Cloud Offering

We are very pleased to announce that IBM has standardized on Cirba for is Private Modular Cloud (PMC) offering. PMC is IBM’s private on premise cloud solution.  It is a packaging of hardware, software, system orchestration and management that enables … Continue reading

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Cirba’s Evolution: The Path to Becoming Software-Defined Infrastructure Control

Watch this short video by Cirba president & CEO, Gerry Smith, to understand how Cirba grew from its roots in virtualization and transformation planning analytics to become the leader in infrastructure control for enterprise private cloud environments to today, providing … Continue reading

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How will you decide which applications to put into external cloud?

As we have mentioned in previous blog posts, organizations struggle with the decision of where to put their workloads. This doesn’t just apply at the server level, but it also very challenging to determine which environments new and existing applications … Continue reading

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How to intelligently automate VM routing, capacity reservations and infrastructure optimization in VMware vCloud Automation Center

A lot of organizations are adopting VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) and we often get asked how Cirba fits. The two solutions are very complementary. vCAC provides a provisioning workflow that captures end user requirements for a VM, builds and … Continue reading

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Software-Defined Infrastructure Control

Organizations are gaining momentum in the drive toward the software-defined data center. While the focus has been on adopting the raw underlying technologies for compute, storage and networking, the real key to achieving a truly software-defined state is having the … Continue reading

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How does Cirba fit Gartner’s Vision for Capacity Management in Web-scale IT?

Cirba is at the Gartner Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit this week in Berlin. Leading up to the event, Gartner analysts Ian Head and Milind Govekar published a report on the importance and role of Capacity and Performance Management in … Continue reading

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Cirba Advances Partner Program with Addition of Outsourcers and Cloud Service Provider Categories

Cirba’s software is regarded as the gold standard for integrators and consulting companies to advise their customers on server and data center transformations and capacity control. Our software has been deployed in hundreds of companies by leading integrators around the … Continue reading

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Lessons That Managers of Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure Can Learn from the Ritz

A byline by Cirba CTO & co-founder Andrew Hillier appeared on Wired’s Innovation Insights this week. In it, Andrew outlines what we can learn about managing private cloud and virtualization from hotel operations for optimizing operations, particularly those like the … Continue reading

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Gerry Smith, Cirba President & CEO to Discuss Balancing IT Infrastructure Supply and Demand at OASIS: The Montgomery Summit

This week our President and Chief Executive Officer, Gerry Smith, will present Cirba’s vision for controlling IT supply and demand at OASIS: The Montgomery Summit. This is an invitation-only event featuring top entrepreneurs and investors, senior level technology executives, and … Continue reading

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Cirba’s New Reservation Console Automates VM Routing and Capacity Bookings

Every industry that relies on the sharing of resources, such as hotels, airlines, and rental companies leverages a reservation system to make sure they optimize the use of their assets. Or, in other words, “match supply and demand”. Our customers … Continue reading

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Saving Big on Software Licensing in Virtual & Cloud Infrastructure

Managing software licensing has always been a burden for the IT department and most organizations don’t do a great job at it. Compliance is often the focus of management processes and tools, with little emphasis on cost control. But software … Continue reading

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Cirba Provides Drag and Drop Cloud Migration Planning via the Control Console

Many of you are familiar with Cirba’s Control Console that enables organizations to safely maximize density and control risk in virtual and cloud environments.  Today we announced the ability to “drag and drop” existing VMs and hosts onto new target … Continue reading

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