Lightstream, a provider of cloud infrastructure implementation, cloud security, network transformation and managed services, has announced the launch of Lightstream Cloud Managed Services with their strategic partner CloudCheckr. This “total visibility” platform would make managing public cloud infrastructure a bit easier.
The new solution provides a comprehensive suite of security, technical, financial and operational management services that help customers build, manage and secure their cloud environments.
“With Lightstream’s CMS solution, our customers can be confident that their cloud infrastructures are secure, cost-efficient and operating at technically optimized levels,” said Jim Cassell, CEO of Lightstream. “This allows cloud users to focus on their business while Lightstream ensures that the underlying components of their cloud platform are sound.”
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Built to support cloud deployments on major platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, the offering includes services for cloud design and architecture, technical and operational best practices, cost optimization and a specific focus on security and compliance.
CloudCheckr cloud management platform serves as a foundational pillar of the CMS offering and provides visibility into resource allocation, usage, service inventory and gaps in security and configuration. The partnership would enable Lightstream and its customers to “quickly and intelligently assess their cloud environments to ensure maximum value for their investments with immediate results.”
“More and more customers are looking for total visibility, value recommendations and implementation know-how in their cloud journeys,” said Tim McKinnon, CEO of CloudCheckr. “As businesses step into the cloud or pursue aggressive growth, cloud management can become daunting since it requires varying skill sets and a dedicated focus. Our strategic partnership with Lightstream helps alleviate this challenge by helping customers to address the fundamental areas of effective cloud management, which include security, technology, finance and operations.”
CloudCheckr’s solutions include Cost Management, Finance Manager, Cloud Security, Total Compliance, Inventory & Utilization, and Cloud Automation.