Cisco and BMC join forces for cloud computing

Cisco and BMC Software have teamed up to support large-scale cloud computing multi-tenant infrastructure. Under the alliance, both companies said they will align product development plans and technology architectures. This, he said, will offer customers worldwide a set of products that claim will simplify and automate the delivery of services in the cloud.

Based on existing joint solutions, Cisco also resell BMC Software Assurance services and compliance solutions as an option in the Cisco Unified Computing System.

As part of the alliance, Cisco and BMC has introduced the Integrated Delivery Platform Cloud. The couple says they have been designed to meet the needs of service providers and large-scale private media of cloud computing.

Bob Beauchamp, president and CEO of BMC Software, said: “As cloud computing takes place from a strategic idea to business reality, companies are quickly discovering the complexity of deploying and managing cloud solutions in a hybrid data center.”

Padmasree Warrior, CTO, senior vice president and general manager of Enterprise, Trade and Small Business, Cisco said. “Cisco and BMC has a common vision for the advancement of cloud computing with a unified infrastructure management combined with a Seamless Cloud Integrated Delivery Platform allows our customers implement end-to-end IT services that run in a cloud infrastructure spanning networks, systems, storage and applications. “