CA Technologies and Digicor have today announced the launch of Cloud in a Box, a new product to allow businesses to deliver public, private or hybrid clouds in as little as four hours. Cloud in a Box is used in tandem with Digicor's hardware solutions to deliver IaaS, Paas and SaaS all in a single environment. Users can pull from a catalogue of reusable applications to rapidly compose, deploy and manage complex, online applications, thereby reducing time-to-market for new business services. "Cloud in a Box is a real breakthrough that significantly reduces the time, costs and risks often associated with moving to the cloud environment. By packaging a single cloud solution, we are making cloud accessible to the whole market – from SMB to enterprise," said Brenton Smith, ANZ vice president and general manager. The Cloud in a Box has been specifically designed to assist customers to deploy a complete cloud offering quickly. The joint offering includes training, education and consulting.
Key benefits specific to the Cloud in a Box include: