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Embotics
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Overview

Embotics is the cloud automation company for IT organizations and service providers that need to improve provisioning or enable self-service capabilities. With a relentless focus on delivering a premier user experience with unmatched customer support, the companys flagship product, Embotics vCommander, is the fastest and easiest way to automate provisioning across private/public/hybrid cloud infrastructures.


The award-winning vCommander software supports inventory management, workflow automation, chargeback and IT costing, capacity management and a multi-tenant self-service experience. Everything is integrated in a single pane of glass and works in parallel with existing cloud infrastructures, to ensure companies dont need to change existing infrastructure.


Use Cases

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  • Title
    Scenario
    Target Audience
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  • Private, Public & Hybrid-Cloud Automation and Orchestration
    Embotics vCommander is the fastest way to deploy and automate provisioning and enable self-service IT across virtualized, private and public cloud infrastructures while optimizing costs and resources.
    IT departments with cloud adoption strategies.
  • Cloud Cost Management
    Enterprise organizations are struggling to contain public cloud costs, and to justify their private infrastructure investments. Cost visibility and optimization has grown from a nice-to-have to a must-have.
    IT Leadership looking to optimize public and private cloud spending
  • DevOps Automation
    Comprehensive automation, staging, and third party integration capabilities, provides the glue to hold your CI/CD pipeline and toolchain together.
    Development organizations looking to automate cloud provisioning

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SCORE
Tape backup
+1
Hypervisor
+2
Deduplication
+2
Multiuser
+1
Cloud connector
+1
Total Improvement
+7
 
  • General
Assessm...
Maturity
Company founded in 2006. Shipping product for multiple years. Many large customers.
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Embotics
Overview
Cloud Management Platform that enables Infrastructure-as-a-Service automation by integrating seamlessly with private, public and hybrid clouds
Website
Click on details (i) for more info
Delivery
Installation
Single Virtual Machine or Multiple for HA
Agentless or agentless operation
vCommander is agentless
Database support
Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
Administration
Administrator accounts
Unlimited
User accounts
Unlimited Active Directory and LDAP
Pricing
Pricing model
Yearly subscription.
Product...
Vendor specific/agnostic
Vendor agnostic
Services
24/7 support
Support included in base cost, Premium Support available
Professional services
Professional Services engagements are available.
 
  • Multi-Cloud
Virtualization/Private Cloud Support
VMware vSphere
Supported
Microsoft Hyper-V
Supported
OpenStack
Not currently supported (preview available)
other
Public Cloud Support
Amazon Web Services
Supported
Google Cloud Platform
Cost comparisons only
IBM Bluemix Cloud
Cost comparisons only
Microsoft Azure
Supported
Oracle Cloud
not supported
other
Cost modeling for Google Compute Engine, IBM SoftLayer and Rackspace
Containers
Docker
Scripted Support
3rd Party container management
Supported
Other
Scripted Support
Legacy/Brownfield Environments
Automatic discovery of legacy VMs
Supported
Management of legacy cloud VMs
Supported
Management of legacy private VMs
Supported
Import of OVA/OVF VM formats
Not supported (native tools can be used)
Migrati...
Cloud-to-cloud migration
Supported
 
  • IT Automation
Administration
Multi-tenant support
Supported
Published API
API published : click on details (i) for link
Configuration Management
Chef
Supported
Puppet
Supported
Ansible
Supported
SaltStack
Supported
Ability to patch managed systems
Supported using scripting
Networking
SDN Support
Network Fencing isolation (Vmware only)
Public cloud networking
Supports operational views. Deployment limited to use of templates (eg cloudformations)
User-Defined Actions
Conditional Actions
Supported
Pre- and Post-Install Actions
Supported
Scheduled Actions
Supported
Orchestration & Workflow
Native Workflow
Supported
3rd Party Orchestration
Supported via scripting framework
Webhooks
Supported via scripting framework
Third-Party Automation
ServiceNow
Supported
3rd Party Automation
Supported via scripting framework
CMDB integration
Supported
User-Defined Propert...
Automatic hostname creation
Supported
Configuration tags
Supported
Placement
Best Execution Venue - Performance
Supported
Best Execution Venue - Security
Supported
Best Execution Venue - Cost
Supported
Runtime policies
Supported
Provisi...
Bare-metal provisioning
Supported with use of 3rd party PXE boot solutions
Reconfiguration & Expiration
Ability to change VM configuration
Supported
Live change VM resources
Supported
Scheduled expiration
Supported
Uptime Management
Continuous Infrastructure Testing
Supported
HA/DR features
Supported
 
  • User Self-Service
Service Portal
End-User Self-Service
Supported
Service Catalog
Supported
Localiz...
Support for multiple languages
English Only
Built-In Features
Application-centric deployment
Supported
Approval workflow
Supported
Auto-scaling
Supported in AWS
Bursting to public cloud
Supported
Quotas
Quotas
Supported
 
  • Chargeback
Cost Management/Chargeback
Cloud expense reporting
Supported
Consumption-based billing
Supported
Cost allocation
Supported
User-defined rates
Supported
Multiple currency support
Supported
Third-P...
Integration with financial mgmt tools
Supported via API
 
  • Governance
Invento...
Real-time environment inventory
Supported
Automat...
Discover & update changed systems
Supported
Job rep...
Detailed job status reporting
Supported
Multi-T...
Reporting by customer
Supported
Uptime ...
SLA reporting
Supported
 
  • Security
Group management
Multi-level support
Supported
Role-based access controls
Supported
User-defined groups
Supported
Identity Management
Active Directory support
Supported
LDAP support
Supported
Security Features
Credential management
Supported
Key vaulting
Supported
Support for single signon
Supported
Logging/auditing of administrative access
Supported
Third-P...
Integration with enterprise security tools
Supported via script
 
  • DevOps
Third-Party Integration
Jenkins integration
Supported
GitHub integration
Custom integration scripting
other
Supported
PaaS Ca...
Cloud Foundry support
Custom integration scripting
Usability Features
Diagramming
Not Supported
Reusable service blueprints
Supported
VM management
Out of band console
Supported
Built-in SSH access to VMs
Supported
Snapshotting
Supported
Communi...
User Contribution Site
Forum Only

Product Strenghts (WhatMatrix Analysis)

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Scored 134 out of possible (176)

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Assets

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Data Sheet

Enhanced Visibility, Speed, and Control for Cloud Operations. Read the vCommander product brochure to learn more.

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Whitepaper

Learn how the Embotics CMP 2.0 vision is enabling the changing world of next generation applications where containers are first class citizens and the platform is built with Microservices and DevOps in mind.

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Whitepaper

An anthology of case studies showing how customers have leveraged Embotics vCommander to combat today’s ever-evolving IT infrastructure challenges.

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