The main purpose of cloud infrastructure management is to provide business scalability while consolidating IT resources and enabling a variety of users to share the same infrastructure without compromising each other’s data. In the long run, this lowers operating costs.
A cloud infrastructure management interface (CIMI) is an open standard API requirement for handling cloud infrastructure and allows users to manage it in a simplified manner with homogeneous communication between cloud ecosystems. This attains interoperable management among cloud vendors, developers, and customers.
When building out a cloud strategy, there are several in-depth steps that must be taken to ensure a robust infrastructure.
The adoption rate of cloud-based business infrastructures continues to increase, in-line with improvements in technology and availability of applications. There are several measurable benefits that companies can realize by migrating traditional on-premises infrastructure to a cloud-based model.