Cloud Brokers

Cloud Brokers Overview

What is Cloud Broker Software?

With the explosion of cloud technology, comprising both public and private clouds, day-to-day management of cloud service provisioning has become extremely complex. IT departments are struggling to keep up with demands for new service provisioning and integration of cloud applications with each other and with on-premise applications. Cloud brokers act as intermediaries between cloud service providers and enterprises.

Commercial cloud brokerage services have become indispensable tools to help organizations create solutions in the cloud, migrate solutions to the cloud, and ensure that cloud applications can exchange data with each other and with on-premise applications.

Features & Capabilities

Typically cloud broker software will provide a number of capabilities, including:

  • A marketplace for enterprise-approved services

  • A provisioning engine that can create cloud images across multiple cloud providers

  • Integration of cloud services with each other, and with on-premise applications,

  • Provision of security to ensure that corporate data is not compromised

  • Identity management services to manage user credentials

Cloud Broker Software Pricing

Pricing for cloud broker software is typically based on a subscription model. Additionally, pricing is generally adjusted depending on cloud provisioning demands. Most vendors do not provide pricing information publicly, but businesses can reach out to vendors for a quote.


Cloud Brokers Products

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Jamcracker Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB)

The Jamcracker Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) solution enables organizations to manage and deliver their own multi-cloud services as well as broker 3rd party providers'. IT organizations and service providers can now unify private, public and hybrid cloud consumption for their employees,…

Odin Service Automation

Odin Service Automation is a cloud brokerage service, from Odin in Renton, Washington; this was formerly Parallels Automation for Cloud Marketplace, before Parallels split away and re-branded their cloud services devision "Odin" in March, 2015.

Snow Commander (Embotics vCommander)

Snow Commander, based on Embotics vCommander acquired with Embotics by Snow in December 2019, leverages a comprehensive set of multi-hypervisor virtualization and cloud management capabilities to allow organizations at any stage of cloud adoption to build and implement the framework,…

ComputeNext

ComputeNext is a cloud brokerage service from the IT company of the same name in Bellevue, Washington.

Gravitant cloudMatrix

Gravitant cloudMatrix is a cloud brokerage service acquired and now supported by IBM (November 2015).

Catch Media Play Anywhere

Catch Media headquartered in Beverly Hills offers the Play Anywhere suite of cloud products, providing routing and license management of cloud products delivered to their consumers, consumer usage registry, and clearinghouse with dynamic revenue allocation.

DXC Agility Platform

DXC Technologies offers cloud brokerage and integration services, available as a service but built on their cloud brokerage technology the DXC Agility Platform.

Wipro BoundaryLess Enterprise (BLE)

Wipro’s Boundaryless Enterprise (BLE) is a comprehensive offering which encompasses IaaS, PaaS, Containers, cloud native services. It is powered by the VMware Tanzu product portfolio.

CIGNEX Datamatics Mercado Enterprise Marketplace

Mercado is an enterprise marketplace allowing users to download approved applications, from CIGNEX Datamatics, a Datamatics Global company (acquired 2011).

RackNap

RackNap is a Cloud Service Delivery and end-to-end Business Automation platform for cloud, datacenter, hardware and software distribution, SaaS and subscription, telco, and hosting industries. It enables providers to sell cloud services on their own infrastructure, as well as via…

CSP Control Center

C3 helps Microsoft CSPs in providing exceptional service experience by streamlining the price management, billing and provisioning of Azure, Office 365 and other services. Eliminate erring manual processes by using C3 to automate subscription management from quote to billing. C3…

OpenText Cloud Brokerage and BPaaS

GXS is a cloud brokerage service acquired by OpenText in January, 2014.

AWS Service Catalog

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS. These IT services can include everything from virtual machine images, servers, software, and databases to complete multi-tier application architectures. AWS Service…

StratoZone, on Google Cloud

StratoZone is a modular suite of cloud computing analytics and migration support technologies, including StratoProbe analytics, StratoBeam migration management tool, the StratoGuard security module, StratoBase cloud management and monitoring solution, and the StratoBazaar cloud…

interworks.cloud platform

The interworks.cloud platform enables CSPs, MSPs, and ISVs to grow their ecosystems and automate their cloud distribution processes. It is an end-to-end platform that allows Cloud Service Providers to create cloud service marketplaces for their customers and resellers, as well as…

Pax8

Pax8 is a cloud broker (or cloud service brokerage) headquartered in Greenwood Village Pax8 aims to simplify the way organizations buy, sell, and manage cloud solutions, empowering partners to achieve more with cloud technology. Their cloud platform is designed to modernize the…

AppDirect Monetization Suite

The AppDirect Monetization Suite, from AppDirect in San Francisco, is a cloud marketplace service.

Frequently Asked Questions

What businesses benefit most from cloud broker software?

There’s no specific industry that needs cloud broker software more than others. Instead, businesses should determine their need for a cloud broker software based on how significant their day-to-day cloud management needs are.

Do cloud broker solutions work with both public and private clouds?

The vast majority of cloud broker software works with both public and private clouds. You should be sure to check that any tool you are considering fits your environment, but most cloud brokers are highly versatile.

Are there free or open source cloud broker solutions?

While there are some free tools that offer a few of the features included in cloud broker software packages, there are no free tools that offer a complete cloud broker solution.