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The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize the top products, technologies and services in the essential areas of technology that Modern Infrastructure covers. The award-winning tools help run enterprise businesses with efficiency and insight -- whether they're used inside the data center or out.
Judges have whittled down the list of submissions to the finalists below. Voting is now closed. Winners will be announced in early January in a special issue of Modern Infrastructure.
Entrants in the Best Public Cloud Migration/Optimization Tool category provide software or services that enable organization to efficiently move and run its IT operations on a public cloud service provider.
The companies listed below are the finalists for the 2016 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards' best Public Cloud Migration/Optimization Tool category.
(Product descriptions provided by vendor websites)
Cloudability offers financial management tools that help organizations monitor and optimize cloud computing costs. With Cloudability, users can create custom cloud usage reports, and view dashboards to analyze their multi-cloud spend.
CloudCheckr helps organizations manage their AWS deployments through a series of security, cost and usage reporting tools. The company also offers audit and visibility software to help meet HIPAA, PCI and other major compliance requirements.
Cloud Cruiser's software helps enterprises track cloud resource consumption across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Users can map cloud costs to specific users or departments, and forecast cloud budgets based on consumption trends.
CloudHealth's cloud management platform is designed to help customers manage cloud sprawl, optimize cloud costs and govern their cloud ecosystems. It provides tools for log and asset management, automation and provisioning.
CloudVelox One Hybrid Cloud Platform
CloudVelox is the first software platform to automate a breadth of discovery, provisioning and synchronization processes for large, complex mixed app environments (physical and virtual). Deployment costs and risks are minimized. Publicly verifiable case studies include MyPoints (120+ servers including data center consolidation) and AWS Best Practices Grand Prize Winner Asheville, NC.
Cloudyn's software as a service offering provides graphical reports and dashboards to give businesses increased visibility into their cloud deployments. Cloudyn supports a range of public cloud platforms, and can track performance metrics, such as instance runtime or spikes in usage.
HotLink Hybrid Express 5.0
Only HotLink Hybrid Express 5.0 extends VMware vCenter’s full set of administration and management capabilities, including advanced features like live migration and PowerCLI, to the most pervasive hybrid platforms – EC2, Hyper-V, XenServer and KVM.
Ravello’s product provides the only way to run VMware’s ESXi hypervisor on AWS and Google Clouds, letting customers access and utilize their own mini VMware data center within the public cloud provider of their choice.
RightScale is a software as a service provider that offers cloud management and analytics tools for public, private and hybrid clouds. RightScale's software helps organizations deploy, configure and manage applications across different providers' infrastructure as a service platforms.
RiverMeadow's software as a service product automates the cloud onboarding process, allowing organizations to mirror current server environments and move them to public, private or hybrid clouds without disrupting performance.