IDG News Service – Hewlett-Packard has integrated its service automation programs with IT configuration and management programs Chef and OpenStack, a move that could make it easier for IT staff to work with these open source applications, often used by individual lines of business.
“We’re giving a lot of focus to open source technologies like Chef and OpenStack,” said Manoj Raisinghani, HP software senior director of global product marketing for automation and cloud management. As a result, “this allows the IT guy to work much more closely with the line-of-business owner.”
In June, HP will release new versions of HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA version 4.1), Operations Orchestration (OO 10.1), and HP Server Automation (SA 10.1).
The company will also launch a new package using these programs, called the Orchestrated Datacenter, that allows organizations to automate many of their data center operations. The package can be used to control physical servers, virtual […]