Webinar: Get cloud-ready servers in minutes with MAAS

Canonical

on 22 February 2017

Learn how to take full advantage of existing hardware investments by maximising hardware efficiency.

This live webinar was broadcasted on Wednesday 15th Mach 2017. Watch it on-demand now.

Data center operators are quickly becoming more automated and need to have the flexibility to leverage their hardware infrastructure more efficiently. Canonical’s Metal as a Service (MAAS) solution enables operators to deploy physical hardware at the speed of cloud.

Speakers: Dariush Marsh-Mossadeghi, Consulting Architect and Chris Wilder, Cloud Content.

3 things you’ll learn in this webinar

  • How leading companies are using MAAS to improve the efficiency of hybrid cloud deployments
  • How to deploy a cloud-ready data centre quickly and efficiently
  • MAAS capabilities, and best practices for server provisioning

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The webinar will also include demos on how administrators can use MAAS to discover existing hardware and automate many management tasks, including:

  • Installing, configuring, and monitoring bare metal hardware
  • Install and upgrade firmware, patches, and updates
  • Automated server utilisation and re-utilisation based on need
  • Discovery of compute, network, capabilities, and storage based on server
  • Power on and off servers as needed

By automating these functions MAAS eliminates the extensive manual process required for traditional server operations and allows organisations to become more operationally efficient.  IT customers need to have the flexibility of not ripping and replacing their entire infrastructure to take advantage of the opportunities the cloud offers. This is why new architectures and business models are emerging. Canonical’s MAAS is a mature solution to help organisations to take full advantage of their cloud and legacy hardware investments.

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