Data center

Overview

Waldur is used by Data center operators for automating sales of co-locations space and Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings.

The main benefits of using Waldur for HPC centers are:

  • A web-based self-service tuned for use cases of Data center.
  • Integrated billing with Paypal or in-house system.
  • Support of multiple identity providers: username/password, social, SAML.
  • Ability to provision services in fully automated manner or through requests.
  • Usage dashboards highlighting current, historical and projected consumption of IT resources.

Implementation

To assure successful implementation of Waldur in a Data center, an agile and evolving approach is suggested. It allows to mitigate the risks related to integration and adoption by users.

Implementation journey

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Proof-of-concept

Deploy of a minimal Waldur system and connect it with OpenStack and Paypal.


Social logins

Setup Facebook and Google authentication.
Simplify on-boarding for customers.

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Production launch

Open service for end-customers.
Assure monitoring is configured and backups are running.


Extension of service

Roll out new services, e.g baremetal-as-a-service or managed services.

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