CLOUD APP DEVELOPMENT, CLOUD APP MANAGEMENT
Marxent | January 27, 2023
On January 26, 2023, Marxent announced that the 3D Cloud platform applications are available exclusively on the Google Cloud Marketplace. The 3D Cloud platform is ideal for retailers looking for rapid deployment and building next-generation customer experiences of 3D digital in stores and for e-commerce.
The 3D Cloud platform and suite of 3D e-commerce, in-store applications directly from Google Cloud can be procured by customers of Google Cloud. Additionally, these applications include 3D Room Planner with Design from Photo, 3D Renders, 3D Product Configurators, 3D Sectional Configurator, 360 Product Spins, Augmented Reality retail apps, Virtual Reality retail apps and WebAR. With its connected and smart 3D platform and apps, 3D Cloud is changing the way customers shop for furniture and DIY projects. The platform connects inspiration, design, and purchase in ways that put the customer's creativity and ability to work with others in the spotlight.
Beck Besecker, 3D Cloud by Marxent's Co-Founder and CEO, said, "We are always looking for ways to make things easier for new retail partners. A key benefit of the Google Cloud Marketplace partnership is a simplification of the billing and the procurement process. The 3D Cloud team has built a consistent track record of developing and delivering innovative new 3D experiences that scale to the needs of top enterprise retailers." He added, "It is a true honor to have been chosen by Google Cloud as one of the first 3D platforms to be made available on Google Cloud Marketplace."
About 3D Cloud™ by Marxent
Marxent The enterprise 3D platform by Marxent is one of the global leaders in 3D e-commerce for kitchen, furniture, outdoor, bath, closet, and storage. The platform is a B2B SaaS that allows retailers and brands to create endless applications from a single 3D product catalog. It provides a complete suite of 3D apps and enterprise-ready CMS and is available to launch in 8 to 10 weeks. Founded in 2011, the platform is trusted by US-based home improvement retailer Herman Miller, Kingfisher plc, MillerKnoll, PlaceMakers, Macy's, Ashley, HNI Corporation, La-Z-Boy, Joybird, Mico, Kinsman, and John Lewis and Partners.
CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT
Virtana | January 12, 2023
Virtana, a provider of AI-enabled solutions for hybrid cloud management and monitoring, has announced early access to its Google Cloud support for bill analysis within its solution, Virtana Cloud Cost Management. Customers of Virtana will be able to integrate with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and use Cloud Cost Management bill analysis features. They will also be able to look at trends in their GCP bill by project and service using data from up to 13 months ago.
By analyzing billing data, Virtana customers can gain greater visibility into their cloud costs and identify opportunities to optimize and reduce them. In addition, with early access to its Google Cloud support, Virtana gives customers a powerful tool for figuring out how much their cloud costs are.
Senior cloud product manager at Virtana, David McNerney, said, "We consistently heard from customers that being able to analyze cloud spending over surface trends and time is their top priority in a cost management tool for the cloud, and GCP is a must-have as more customers increasingly adopt multi-cloud infrastructure." (Source: PRNewswire)
Virtana now supports cloud customers using the three primary cloud service providers (CSPs), including AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Upcoming GCP support from Virtana will include features like application and business mapping, idle resources, and the ability to export and share reports. In addition, with its new Google Cloud bill analysis support, Virtana gives customers an easy-to-use, data-driven way to determine how much their cloud costs.
Virtana offers a unified multi-cloud management platform to simplify application workload optimization, migration, and monitoring across public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. The cloud-agnostic SaaS platform lets businesses efficiently plan their cloud migrations and then adjust workloads across their hybrid cloud infrastructure to optimize performance, capacity, and cost. Most customers see a 25% or more reduction in cloud costs within the first ten days of using the platform.
Virtana has been named CRN's Coolest Cloud Company, Business Insider's Top Cloud Leader Reducing Public Cloud Costs, Comparably's Best Company Culture, and Gartner's Customer First Company.
CoreStack | January 25, 2023
On January 24, 2023, a global provider of multi-cloud governance, CoreStack and Logicalis, a global technology service provider, announced its strategic partnership to provide customers with one of the industry's leading cloud governance solutions. The partnership helps Logicalis' capabilities to simplify, scale and speed up digital transformation for healthcare, manufacturing, and supply chains, which addresses a variety of cloud governance use cases.
The partnership includes integrating CoreStack's NextGen Cloud Governance platform with the Logicalis Cloud Management Portal (CMP) to power the Production Ready Cloud (PRC) solution that caters to businesses looking for a cloud-first strategy. The Cloud Management Portal, built on a multi-tenant architecture, offers visibility and insight into customers' cloud consumption, security posture and governance.
Customers and partners can benefit from CoreStack's NextGen Cloud Governance to mitigate risk, further experiment, speed up delivery, optimize performance and innovate. It provides enterprises with the resources and confidence to accelerate their digital ambitions and enables them to capitalize on the opportunities, making it easier and faster for them to take the opportunity that really matters. In addition, the direct integration of CoreStack's platform to Logicalis Digital Fabric platform helps customers to compare their business capabilities to industry averages and give real-time visibility and actionable insight across the performance of their digital ecosystem.
CoreStack's AI-powered multi-cloud governance solution has offered customers transformational outcomes like a boost in cloud operational efficiencies by 40 percent, a 50 percent reduction in cloud costs, and compliance with security standards by up to 100 percent.
Founded in 2016, CoreStack is an AI-powered multi-cloud governance solution provider. The company is based in Bellevue (Washington). It empowers businesses to increase the power of the cloud on their terms by providing them with top-line revenues, the lowest possible efficiencies and gain a competitive advantage. Its FinOps, SecOps, and CloudOps solutions embrace, improve, and extend native cloud capabilities. The solutions also help optimize cloud spending while ensuring security and compliance across multiple clouds with a single solution. The company is a Microsoft Azure Gold Partner, an Oracle Cloud Build Partner, an Amazon AWS Advanced Technology Competency Partner, and a Google Cloud Build Partner.