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Cirba's Reservation Console

Automating New Workload Routing & Capacity Reservations

Cirba's Reservation Console is unique in its ability to find the optimal environment and host server for new VM requests based on critical criteria including workload requirements, technical requirements, operational and business policies and relative cost. Integrating with your existing self-service request portals or cloud management platforms, Cirba automates new VM routing and reserves capacity for those VMs to guarantee its available when its needed.

The Reservation Console makes routing workloads to the right environment and reserving capacity as easy as booking a hotel online.

 Cirba Reservation Console

Define Demand

Define Demand

Track and manage all new VM placement requests from self-service portals, migration projects, release management, capturing details such as:

  • Requested resources, utilization, and business, technical and software requirements

 

Optimize Environment Selection

Optimize Environment Selection

Rank target environments with the Hosting Score – a single metric measuring a cluster or cloud's suitability for the new workload based on:

  • Occupancy, relative cost and fit-for-purpose criteria such as software licensing, OS, HA an storage

Reserve

Reserve Compute and
Storage Capacity

Critical to measuring, planning and managing an environment is knowing what is coming into it! Cirba enables users to reserve capacity for new workloads to ensure its there when required and also give an accurate view of future resource requirements.

Automate Decisions

Confidently automate new VM placements and reserve capacity for the workload leveraging integrations to OpenStack and Cirba's web services API.

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