CloudSphere Overview

CloudSphere is the #5 ranked solution in our list of top Cloud Migration tools. It is most often compared to Nutanix Acropolis AOS: CloudSphere vs Nutanix Acropolis AOS

What is CloudSphere?
HyperGrid is the Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service leader that simplifies IT by providing a fully featured public cloud service delivered as a full stack appliance in enterprise data centers. HyperGrid’s offering, HyperCloud, offers compute, storage, and networking services, along with an enterprise app store of over 400 application templates for deploying complex enterprise apps on VMs and containers. HyperCloud also supports the management of external public clouds, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine, allowing IT teams to centralize the governance and control of cloud resources enterprise-wide to eliminate Shadow IT proliferation. These capabilities, offered as a fully managed service in an on-prem “pay as you use” pricing model, deliver unmatched simplicity, scale, and economics that accelerates business innovation, growth, and long-term success.

CloudSphere is also known as HyperCloud.

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CloudSphere Customers
Affymetrix, Bell Helicopter, Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe, Porterville Unified School District, Interact for Health, VirtueCom, Warren Memorial Hospital, Front Porch, RMH Group, Meyers Nave, Intraworks, Information Technology, ETTE, Clackamas Community College
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Infrastructure Technologist at a tech consulting company with 1-10 employees
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Provides storage flexibility, security, and access

What is our primary use case?

In terms of the primary use case, I have a contract with Fortune 500. I was hired to go in and to maintain their test evaluation network, the test development network and managing components of that. This is a DevOps operation, where they develop software drivers. And so the network monitoring tools that are separately used there are IT-based. The testing devices that I had to monitor and manage, were a combination of Cisco, Extreme, Aruba, and Mellanox. It was all a test development environment developing software that they were going to monetize to be able to sell to distributors and people… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "For the customers I work with, it provides flexibility as far as storage is concerned, so it's security and access."
  • "The next feature I would like to have full disclosure of what's being done with the data."

What other advice do I have?

My advice to someone considering this solution is to take a pragmatic approach, there are set pieces in a hybrid cloud deployment and you have to do a proof of concept with. You have to go in and do an audit. You've got to create a statement of work. You've got to identify, who are the administrators or who's impacted by any downtime once you try to introduce this. You've got to be able to sandbox it. Duplicate the environment in a lab and then sandbox the improvements that you want to integrate and then you got to roll out a pilot and try it. My biggest pet peeve about doing anything with…
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