Cloud Asset Insights

Visibility of Assets in the Cloud to Simplify Cloud Management

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Digital transformation initiatives are driving companies to migrate more applications to the cloud. These companies are finding it increasingly challenging to manage software assets in the cloud due to lack of visibility. BDNA Cloud Asset Insights (CAI) is a solution that provides visibility of commercial software assets that have been moved to the cloud.

Cloud Asset Insights provides discovery and normalization for commercial software assets deployed via Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), leveraging Technopedia®, the most trusted and comprehensive hardware and software asset information source. Organizations will be equipped for better cloud management and migration planning, software license management, IT service management, procurement, and more.

BDNA Cloud Asset Insights

Key Benefits of Cloud Asset Insights

  • Creates a trusted view of assets in Amazon EC2 with a direct integration with Amazon EC2 System Manager

  • BDNA teams up with Amazon with a direct integration with Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

  • Collects, normalizes, enriches and reports on software residing on Amazon EC2 instances

  • Captures exact EC2 instance type (e.g. t2.micro, c4.large, etc.) and attributes (e.g. vCPU, memory, storage, etc.)
  • Delivers comprehensive coverage of assets in Amazon EC2 instances
  • Collects Windows and Linux assets residing on Amazon EC2 instances

  • Captures even short-lived or ephemeral instances of software deployments running on EC2 instances

  • Reduces operational and financial risk to simplify cloud management
  • Provides greater insight and transparency into asset technology spend in the cloud to manage operational efficiency, software compliance and vendor audits

Key Features of BDNA Cloud Asset Insights

  • Integrates natively with cloud vendor’s toolset (Amazon EC2 Systems Manager)

  • Discovers OS and cloud instance level data

  • Collects short-lived or ephemeral instances often found in cloud deployments

  • Provides comprehensive discovery of systems and applications leveraging years of application fingerprinting technology

  • Removes duplicate, irrelevant, and inaccurate data leveraging Technopedia

  • Enriches asset data to create actionable intelligent data

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