CA Automation Suite for Clouds Helps Cisco Partners Build and Manage Cloud Environments
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) has announced that channel partners with expert proficiency in CA Automation Suite for Clouds now meet the Cloud Management Competency Validation criteria for the Cloud Builder designation of the Cisco Cloud Partner Program.
Under the Cloud Builder designation, Cisco validates partners' cloud building competencies in three key categories: infrastructure, cloud management and professional services. The Cisco Cloud Partner Program empowers partners to design and implement Cisco-based, end-to-end private or public clouds.
CA Technologies Automation Suite for Clouds is a validated and qualified application in the Cloud Builder track for which partners can exhibit competency and earn the Cisco Cloud Builder designation.
“CA Technologies broad support for Cisco across its data center, and cloud architectures enables Cisco channel partners to deliver services that can drive better business outcomes,” said Roger Pilc, general manager, Industries, Solutions and Alliances Group, CA Technologies.
“We are thrilled to be working with both CA Technologies and Cisco,” said Simon Daykin, chief technology officer, Logicalis UK. “We rely on CA Automation Suite for Clouds and Cisco CloudVerse to power our private cloud services. The combination enables our customers to benefit from the rapid delivery of service, while also achieving improved cost efficiencies.”
The collaboration between CA Technologies and Cisco delivers complementary integrated solutions for channel partners and end customers to quickly gain the visibility, control and automation that drives more responsive and profitable cloud computing. The companies’ shared vision of enabling channel partners and customers to more rapidly plan, provision, secure and optimize cloud services is reflected in their comprehensive solutions portfolios. By combining essential elements of service automation and service assurance, the integrated solutions help accelerate migration to a more flexible and cost efficient data center, while addressing the business need for fast and flexible service delivery.