Cloud customers reduce capital expense and move them to operational expense since they don’t need to invest on hardware, and at the same time don’t have to put effort to manage the maintenance, support, power consumption, rack space, etc. Customers also have the flexibility to invest and use IT infrastructure, platform or software base on their need. They can upgrade and downgrade base on certain schedule, according to business needs.
Customers enjoy the benefit of public cloud computing. However, some regulatory-based data security concern has made customers also develop their own private cloud. Moreover, research shows that more than 80% of customer users have been using hybrid cloud, and some of them are using more than 1 public cloud or more than 1 private cloud, or we can say: multi cloud.
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Using multi-cloud can be exhausting. They need to manage the multi-cloud, manage the cloud spending, manage the governance, and security compliance, while they need to migrate their existing environment including their DevOps initiatives, if any.
Avvan (comes from combination of awan (=cloud) and avant-garde (according to Mirriam-Webster: a group of people who develop new and often very surprising ideas in art, literature, etc.)), is a Multi-Cloud Management Platform. It helps you to manage your private cloud (Openstack), and your public cloud (Alibaba, AWS, Azure, GCP, into a single dashboard. It also manage your existing IT infrastructure, whether there are bare-metal, virtual machines, and containerized systems.