Hyperglance Now Offers AWS and OpenStack Infrastructure View in One Tab Hyperglance Ltd. has announced the 4.0 version its service, which provides an interactive, 3D topology overview of both Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), and OpenStack cloud infrastructure setups within one browser tab. Hyperglance 4.0 allows organizations to map, monitor, and manage resources across cloud domains and systems, accounts, virtual clouds, regions, and other areas, according to a company statement. Users can drill down into each resource to see relevant information, such as alarms, graphs, alarms, and lists, pulled directly from the source API. The London-based company said its tool helps enterprises close the “visibility gap” into infrastructure systems resulting from the fast growth of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings and hybrid cloud implementations in which some assets are kept in-house and some are migrated to the public cloud. The company stated that this multi-cloud, cross-domain chaos has created a gap in visibility that must be addressed by providing more coherent IT relationship insight. The company lists the following benefits as provided by the company:

A single browser tab view provides secure, relevant, multi-tenant, multicloud topology insight. Secure resource controls from topology view allow for faster troubleshooting and optimization. Validation...

HPE integrates AWS Device Farm for mobile testing Hewlett Packard Enterprise, (HPE), has expanded the reach of its mobile application testing suite by connecting to the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), cloud device testing farm. Developers can test the functionality of their creations using more than 280 different iOS and Android devices and tablets. The AWS integration is one of many new features in the HPE Mobile Center 2.0. It was announced earlier this month. Mobile Center 2.0 is designed to enable organizations to quickly build, test, and distribute high-quality mobile applications. It also leverages a variety of testing products and services, including those from HPE and open-source tools like Selenium and Appium, to provide more scenarios. Other HPE products include HPE Haven OnDemand which offers machine learning APIs, services, and HPE Fortify On Demand, which is a security testing tool. The company stated that it is expanding Mobile Center capabilities to offer users a predictable and repeatable method for testing, monitoring, improving, and improving any mobile application. The integration with HPE Haven OnDemand, HPE Fortify on Demand and HPE Fortify on Demand gives developers powerful capabilities that leverage machine-learning from user feedback and testing data to guide the development direction. Security is built into the process. Developers can also use HPE Mobile Center with open-source tools (e.g. Running Appium tests on iOS using a PC gives businesses the freedom to use a variety of frameworks and processes to quickly build quality applications. [Click on the image to see a larger view.] Measuring App Store Sentiment (source HPE) The HPE Testing Suite can be used to test devices either on-premises or in cloud. It also helps developers optimize their apps for hybrid environments by testing on virtualized devices. Other than the AWS integration, the updated solution from HPE also includes the following key features:

Replicating real user experiences -- Generates authentic results from remote restarts, record gestures and replay interactions by imitating real-user testing conditions. Automated test automation Enhances...

HP Helion Updates include Eucalyptus AWS Cloud Tool Hewlett Packard updated several components in its Helion cloud tools portfolio. This included the acquisition of HP Helion Eucalyptus technology for creating private clouds compatible to Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS). HP’s Helion enterprise cloud platform includes hardware, software, and services hosted in public, private, and hybrid clouds. AWS tool enhancements were also made by HP. The Helion OpenStack product was updated for the popular open-source cloud computing platform. HP’s Helion Development Platform includes tools for creating, deploying, and delivering native cloud applications. This portfolio will now include HP Helion Eucalyptus, a new open-source technology that leverages the HP’s September acquisition of Eucalyptus System Inc. cloud vendor Eucalyptus. This site reported that HP had acquired Eucalyptus to gain a tool approved by Amazon to enable AWS enabled workloads in its private clouds service. “Eucalyptus has signed a compatibility agreement with Amazon in March 2012. This allows it to use Amazon APIs, including Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), for its open-source private cloud OS software.” In a last week announcement, HP listed the following updates for the Eucalyptus Tool:

AWS Cloud Formation compatible service -- Service deployment templates for application deployment that simplify service delivery and reduce errors in complex configurations. Customers can reuse...