vScope is an easy way to keep track of a cloud environment to make it more consistent, safe, and cost optimized. A tool that save a lot of time for administrators and help optimize the environment.
Examples of vScope benefts when running it towards and Amazon AWS cloud include:
- All your cloud resources (across regions, cloud vendors, …) gathered in one place.
- See your cloud resources next to your own datacenter resources in the same tool
- Keep track of cost structures, like hourly, monthly and accumulated costs, together with the features that drives cost
- Easily find unused/redundant resources to lower costs
- See statistics and aggregated values of metrics like used disk and other resources
- An easy overview of provisioned resources (CPU, RAM, Storage etc) including a full change log for all changes ever!
- Automated configuration control, increasing awareness of unwanted configurations before they become a problem
- Follow scheduled maintenance windows, uptimes and restarts
- Track disk snapshots and verify daily backups
- A CMDB/IT documentation with change tracking and a unique UI made to bring fast understanding
- An overview of regional settings
- Overview IP information (like Elastic IPs, Private and public IP adresses etc)
- A clear overview of Security groups-settings
- An overview of Amazon Buckets (S3)
In addition to tracking the Amazon resources, vScope can be used to visualize and analyze what’s actually running on the cloud servers. This includes: Databases, Operating systems and their settings, Applications, running Services and Processes and User Accounts and access rights. To mention a few…