(The Hosting News) – New data center solutions will be integrated into Cisco’s data center portfolio after the technology giant on Thursday announced its purchase of Cloupia, an automation and management provider.
Totaling $125 million, the deal is expected to close during next year’s second quarter.
“Cloupia’s infrastructure management software enhances the Cisco Unified Computing System® (UCS) and Nexus® switching portfolio with a single “pane-of-glass” view into the automation of compute, network, storage, virtual machine, and operating system resources,” stated Cisco regarding the matter in an announcement.
Among Cloupia’s services are solutions pertaining to private and hybrid clouds, data center automation and a managent platforms.
The benefits could go a long way towards helping Cisco simplify deployment issues. The company initially launched its Unified Computing System nearly four years ago, providing infrastructure deployment services with the goal of reducing data center complexities.
Meanwhile, in a press release, Cisco Senior VP and GM David Yen emphasized that adding the company’s automation solutions benefits data center infrastructure efficiency.
Cisco is one of the tech industry’s largest providing, accounting for $11.9 billion in net sales during 2012’s first quarter.