|[May 12, 2014]
Nebula Announces Integration with Microsoft Active Directory for Cloud Identity and Access Management
ATLANTA, Ga. --(Business Wire)--
OpenStack Summit - Nebula, the enterprise private cloud company,
announced today that a new version of Nebula Cosmos system software is
now available. Version 1.2 offers enterprise class private cloud
features that integrate with Microsoft (News - Alert) Active Directory to simplify
identity and access management to the private cloud.
The new software offers seamless integration with a company's existing
Active Directory database to securely achieve single sign-on for both
enterprise and private cloud resources behind the firewall. Nebula's
private cloud infrastructure can authenticate enterprise users to an
existing Active Directory database, thereby simplifying user management
and user access to the Nebula Private Cloud. This enables enterprise IT
Centrally manage identity for private cloud users using existing
Active Directory credentials
Identify which AD group(s) have access to Nebula Private Cloud
Specify cloud users vs. cloud admins
Eliminate process on apprval and account creation within the cloud
Deliver faster access to cloud resources, without administrative IT
Improve productivity and accelerate ROI through self-service resource
Version 1.2 includes other configuration and system enhancements to help
deploy and secure the private cloud.
"Providing seamless integration with existing enterprise identity is
critical to accelerate deployment and access to the private cloud," said
Tina Nolte, VP of Product Management at Nebula. "And to create a
complete turnkey enterprise experience, the private cloud also needs to
seamlessly work with existing storage and network infrastructures."
The company also plans to integrate with other critical enterprise
resources including storage and networking to create a fully unified
enterprise cloud landscape.
Nebula Cosmos 1.2 system software will be available this quarter, and
the company plans to roll out additional private cloud features for
storage and networking integration over the coming months.
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all enterprises to easily, securely and
inexpensively, deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures.
Nebula makes the Nebula One, the world's first cloud computer, enabling
any business to easily build a scale-out private computing cloud from
racks of industry-standard servers. Nebula is privately held and
venture-funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures and
Highland Capital Partners (News - Alert). Other investors include Innovation Endeavors,
Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram. For more information,
visit Nebula at www.nebula.com.
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