Thursday, October 16, 2014

Ericsson Acquires Sentilla for Workload Mgt Software

Ericsson announced the acquisition of Sentilla, a start-up based in Redwood City, California, that develops IT infrastructure intelligence software. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Sentilla develops software for optimal performance, real-time workload management and intelligent deployment decision-making in complex multi-technology environments.

Ericsson said the acquisition enhances its ability to help service providers support IT organizations that are struggling to overcome new network complexities introduced by mobility and the cloud. In particular, Sentilla's capabilities across data gathering, performance monitoring, policy engine and reporting complement Ericsson Cloud Manager and Ericsson Expert Analytics, providing key functionality that supports advanced data center and cloud management solutions.

Mike Kaul, CEO of Sentilla, said, "By combining our capabilities with key Ericsson offerings, we can support dynamic optimization of workloads across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, including constantly changing data center environments This functionality is imperative for service providers that want to continue to deliver a compelling enterprise offering."