The new Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on AWS is currently being billed as the initially Kubernetes answer for AWS and a boon for Cisco companions.
The answer announced currently and obtainable future month, extends the Cisco Container Platform, an on-premises container stack to spin up Kubernetes workloads on AWS’s Elastic Container Services [EKS]. At the solution’s main is integration with AWS’s id and access management, which lets id to be ‘inherited’ throughout environments, which is a huge section of permitting the two environments to arrive collectively, according to David Cope, Cisco senior director of market progress.
The answer also opens the doorway for Cisco customers to operate creation-quality Kubernetes in on-premises environments by combining Cisco networking management, security and monitoring to in between on-premises environments and the AWS general public cloud.
The answer will be sold by Cisco instantly, and by way of channel companions. It will be obtainable future month at a setting up cost of $65,000 a yr for entry-stage configurations. Software licenses will be obtainable in one, 3 and five-yr subscriptions.
Cisco is also counting on companions to use the platform as an option to promote the company’s other large-value solutions, like Cisco CSRV, CloudCenter, StealthWatch Cloud security and AppDynamics application efficiency monitoring.
In this article are five important factors for companions to take into account.