ENTERPRISE CLOUD - DATA CENTERS

How Assistanz capitalized on the capabilities of CloudStack to help one of the biggest Datacenters in China to offer public cloud like features on a private model.

client-background
CUSTOMER BACKGROUND

Leading provider of IT infrastructure solutions

Client is leading provider of IT infrastructure solutions for large enterprises though their Datacenters spread across China.

The client has implemented vanilla cloudStack to provide cloud solutions to their clients and to automate and streamline some of their processes.

CHALLENGES

Customer Challenges

  • Inaccurate Billing
  • Manual Invoicing/Chargeback
  • Manual Monitoring & Backup
  • Lack of Governance
  • High Running Cost
challenges

Need for New Solution

The client wanted to build a cloud solution that is comprehensive both for themselves and their clients with the following features

Self Service Portal

A self service portal to manage their entire infrastructure

Resource Usage

View the cloud resource usage anytime anywhere

Role-based Access Control

Better control over enterprise users with Role-based Access Control (RBAC) for using and sharing the cloud resources.

Invoices

Auto generation of invoices

Advanced Monitoring

Advanced monitoring solution with notification for Client Infrastructure including VM’s

Backup & Recovery

Efficient backup and recovery solutions

AZ Execution

1. Self Service Portal

1. Self Service Portal

Built the self service portal for cloud infrastructure provisioning, metering, billing, monitoring and backup

4. Kayako Integrated

4. Kayako Integrated

Integrated the helpdesk software (Kayako) with our portal, so the customer can use the same login get into Stackbill and Kayako.

2. LDAP & Role Based Access Control

2. LDAP & Role Based Access Control

Integration of LDAP and Role based access control for cloud resources to provision the resources for different departments at project level and configure access privilege for user groups.

5. Saltstack Automation

5. Saltstack Automation

Saltstack automation to install and update the agent software and patches for VM and hypervisor.

3. Built to support

3. Built to support

Multiple zones, Multiple regions, Different price groups for different enterprises, Easy to integrate with any third party applications

6. Bacula Integrated

6. Bacula Integrated

Integrated Bacula for scheduled backup and recovery at file levels with notifications.

BENEFITS

Benefits to the Client

The enterprise solution

The enterprise solution

The enterprise solution enables the client to offer superior private cloud solutions to its customers.

Reduced manpower and cost

Reduced manpower and cost

Reduced manpower and cost savings for the client, as the self service portal allows their customers to manage resources, bill payment, configuring backup & restore, monitoring etc., by themselves.

Resource usage and Billing reports

Resource usage and Billing reports

Detailed resource usage and billing reports to monitor the usage and budgets of each department and project for the client.

HIGHLIGHTS

Technical Highlights

Micro-services Architecture

Micro-services Architecture

Built using the micro-services architecture

Unified Platform

Unified Platform

Built on a unified platform for seamless communication between apache cloudstack and other third party applications

noVNC console

noVNC console

Replaced the default apache cloudstack console with noVNC console

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management

Agile project management and Continuous integration continuous delivery (CICD) setup for controlled design, development and speedy deployment

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