Nutanix Xi Beam
Multi-Cloud Optimization by Nutanix to Reduce Cost & Enhance Cloud Security
Simplify Multi-Cloud Optimization & Management
Beam is a multi-cloud optimization service delivered as part of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS. Beam provides organizations with deep visibility and rich analytics detailing cloud consumption patterns, along with one-click cost optimization across their cloud environments.
- Cloud Cost Analytics & Optimization
- Centralized Cloud Cost Governance
- Intelligent Consumption Planning
- Cloud Security Compliance
Nutanix Beam provides you deep visibility into your multi-cloud environment and ability to optimize cloud with one-click. Beam identifies underutilized and unused cloud services and provides convenient single click remediation suggestions, empowering cloud operators to realize cost savings immediately. With Beam, you can set policies that continuously maintain high levels of cloud cost efficiency.
Deep Cloud Cost Analytics With One-Click Optimization
Beam tracks cost consumption across all cloud resources at both aggregate and granular levels - per application workload, team and business unit. Beam identifies underutilized and unused cloud services and provides one-click remediation, empowering operators to realize cloud cost savings immediately and set policies to continuously maintain high levels of cloud efficiency.
Eliminate unused resources right from Beam with One-Click to fix for cloud cost savings
Track optimization potential for unused and underutilized resources
Gain optimization insights using smart and configurable dashboards
Get a clear view of projected spending patterns for adjustable multiple time intervals
Schedule and share cloud cost saving insights with team members to drive action and accountability
Deep analytical capability to provide granular visibility to cloud consumption across multiple clouds
Visualize and control consumption of cloud resources across departments and groups, and enforce policies based on allocated budgets. Beam provides cloud operators and business owners with appropriate tools and controls to track all cloud spend, map consumption to business units and enhance cloud optimization.
Deep Cloud Cost Insights For Better Cloud Control
As cloud environments grow, the need to centralize cloud cost governance control across multiple teams becomes critical. Cloud operators and business owners need a systematic way and appropriate tools to track entire cloud spend and map consumption to business units.
Beam visualizes resources by groups and departments, empowering cloud operators to manage their usage. Beam provides policy-based reporting and chargeback, so that teams can ensure consumption is within budget and aligns with business objectives.
Define cost thresholds and set alerts to enforce policies based on allocated budgets
Use smart rules to map cloud spend to cost-centers and enable business chargebacks for managing and governing cloud cost
Utilize Beam’s powerful predictive spend engine to automatically generate budget plans
Setup budgets at an aggregate level or cost center level for granular tracking across teams
Track planned vs. actual spend based on comprehensive visualization and predictive models
Empower financial admins to allocate and approve budgets assigned to cost-centers
Planning cloud consumption is a critical component of cloud optimization and improving Cloud ROI. But various consumption models across multiple clouds make effective decision-making challenging. Beam utilizes machine-intelligence to evaluate alternatives and provides recommendations based on your usage and growth patterns.
Make Right Cloud Purchase Decisions with Ease
Cloud providers offer multiple purchasing options that can yield significant savings when utilized effectively. However, navigating the complexity of multiple options across a number of clouds accounts using a variety of services for better cloud ROI can be challenging.
Beam makes this planning process easy using machine intelligence and recommendation algorithms that analyze workload patterns and continuously suggest optimal purchasing decisions.
Simplify purchase planning and instantly compare multiple options to drive significant savings and better cloud ROI
Build and plan your advanced purchasing decisions based on Beam’s machine intelligence and your preferred confidence level
Compare your on-demand vs. reserved cost over specified periods of time
Get purchase recommendations based on multiple parameters like average CPU usage and network I/O utilization
Access rich features to list and filter all existing contracts and key attributes
Identify opportunities to ensure all prepaid consumption targets are fully utilized
Continuous cloud security and compliance for multi-cloud environment with one-click remediation for cloud vulnerabilities. Beam provides insights into cloud compliance and security vulnerabilities in real-time so that you can resolve potential threats before they turn into business challenges.
Advanced Cloud Security Health Checks With Intelligent Remediation
Beam automates cloud health checks so you can easily monitor and ensure security compliance. Gain insights into your multi-cloud environment based on over 250 health checks and security best practices. Beam enables continuous security management using built-in templates that certify and maintain industry standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA, CIS, SOC-2, NiST and ISO.
Automate cloud security compliance for your business with custom security checks
Centrally monitor multiple cloud compliance policies like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, CIS and others
Keep track of cloud configuration changes for compliance from AWS CloudTrail events
Real-time security and compliance vulnerabilities. Resolve security vulnerabilities with click-to-fix remediation
Gauge your cloud health with security score for compliance across all cloud accounts
Built-in DR compliance to identify business risks and build a resilient cloud DR process for data compliance
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