Cloud management is the exercise of administrative control over public, private and hybrid clouds. A well-implemented cloud management strategy enables users to maintain control over these dynamic and scalable cloud computing environments.
Cloud management goals
A solid cloud management strategy helps organizations achieve three main goals.
Self-service capabilities eliminate the traditional processes associated with IT resource provisioning. Users can access a public or private cloud, review current cloud computing instances or create new ones, monitor utilization and costs, and adjust resource allocations. With reporting, users can track cloud budgets and reduce or delete unused instances to cut operating expenses.