Cloud Cruiser Announces Support for OpenStack Havana and Ceilometer

HONG KONG, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenStack Summit -- Cloud Cruiser, the pioneer in cloud financial management, today announced support for OpenStack's latest release, Havana, and it's metering and monitoring module, Ceilometer.


Cloud Cruiser has been active in the OpenStack community since 2010 when it released the industry's first financial management solution based on the OpenStack platform.  With support for Havana, Cloud Cruiser continues its investment in the industry-leading open source software for public, private, and hybrid clouds.

Havana's metering module, Ceilometer, provides a central point of aggregation for all storage, networking, and compute usage, enabling Cloud Cruiser to provide rich decision support, chargeback, and cloud billing to enterprises and service providers deploying OpenStack clouds.  With Cloud Cruiser, customers now benefit from:

  • Advanced decision support – workload analysis, user/customer analysis, demand forecasting, 'what-if' analysis, profit management, and more
  • Monetized cloud services – agile pricing models, showback, chargeback, cloud billing
  • Unlimited scalability – support for large heterogeneous public, private, and hybrid computing environments
  • Increased control – budgets and alerts

"Cloud Cruiser transforms the economics of OpenStack clouds by creating business insights from the granular metrics now available with Havana," states Nick van der Zweep, VP of Strategy for Cloud Cruiser. "We are the financial control plane that enables companies to transition their business to the OpenStack cloud."

Cloud Cruiser is exhibiting at OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong this week and is offering live demonstrations of the company's latest release in booth #C60. 

About Cloud Cruiser

Cloud Cruiser offers an innovative cloud financial management solution that was built from the ground up for the cloud economy. It maximizes freedom of choice for enterprises and service providers by providing dynamic financial intelligence, chargeback, and billing across heterogeneous IT environments. The solution is used by finance and IT professionals to achieve the low cost promise of the cloud and maximize profitability.


SOURCE Cloud Cruiser