Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2012
Gale Technologies, a leading provider of cloud management solutions that power Infrastructure as a Service for enterprises, labs, and service providers, today announced that it has joined the OpenStack® Foundation as a Corporate Sponsor. Joining the OpenStack Foundation allows Gale Technologies to help the entire OpenStack ecosystem including users and developers by offering mature self-service workload management capabilities inherent in its flagship product, GaleForce Software.
“Simplification of cloud deployments is an important factor in the adoption of cloud technologies,” said James Thomason, chief technology officer at Gale Technologies. “At Gale Technologies we have architected a real-world cloud solution that builds on-premise clouds out of the customer’s existing hardware and software infrastructure, dramatically simplifying their transition to cloud architectures. We are pleased to join the OpenStack Foundation and offer our sophisticated workload management expertise to OpenStack environments.”
About GaleForce Software
GaleForce is on-premise software that automates provisioning and configuration of bare-metal, virtual and public cloud resources. Using GaleForce Software, administrators can create service templates composed of heterogeneous IT resources that are presented to users in a web-based service catalog. From the service catalog, users can schedule and reserve heterogeneous service templates on demand, according to usage policies that administrators define.
With over 130 automation adapters for popular compute, network and storage resources, a powerful orchestration engine, open APIs and a plug-in automation framework, GaleForce Software is well-suited for management of heterogeneous environments and integration of both commercial and open source methodologies.
“The strength of the OpenStack community comes from the diversity of its members and the breadth of expertise drawn from sponsors like Gale Technologies,” said Mark Collier, Chief Operating Officer of the OpenStack Foundation. “Our users want choice and flexibility in the cloud marketplace, where the addition of enterprise-class management tools like GaleForce Software will be welcome.”
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About Gale Technologies
Gale Technologies is a provider of infrastructure automation software that allows organizations to streamline the deployment of on-premise and hybrid clouds for self-service access to infrastructure. GaleForce software, the company’s flagship product, provisions physical, virtual, and public cloud resources and turns generic compute, network, and storage resources into shared converged infrastructure with fully automated end-to-end provisioning, to deliver infrastructure as a service. With open APIs and a plug-in automation framework, GaleForce provides the widest heterogeneous coverage across hypervisors, servers, and network and storage devices in the industry today – yielding rapid deployment of private and hybrid clouds for optimized CAPEX and dramatic OPEX savings. Gale Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and serves a global customer base with offices in North America and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.galetechnologies.com.
OpenStack is open source software for building clouds. Created to drive industry standards, end cloud lock-in and speed cloud adoption, OpenStack is a common, open platform for both public and private clouds with the support of over 180 industry leading companies, more than 6,000 Individual Members and 300,000 downloads. The open source cloud platform enables businesses to manage compute, storage and networking resources via a self-service portal and APIs on standard hardware at massive scale. For more information and to join the community, visit http://www.OpenStack.org.
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