EuroMan will naturally work wherever control over company system resources is expected or necessary. Introduced both at an early stage and at a later stage, it allows compliance with good practices throughout the life cycle of IT solutions and facilitates the management of servers on any scale.
EuroMan is a solution for companies that require absolute control and security of their operating systems.
Examples of EuroMan applications
Ability to update systems without network access
Due to customer requirements, none of the machines can be exposed outside the company intranet. However, if the customer does not want to have outdated and thus more vulnerable software, they need a mechanism that will allow them to keep the updates with bug fixes in one place. This is the basic functionality of EuroMan. Updates and bug fixes that will be stored in it, also by means of portable media, such as a DVD-ROM or flash drive, can then be propagated throughout the entire infrastructure without exposing it to contact with the outside world.
Provisioning of machines
The client is currently implementing a new application on its servers. The application is clusterable. However, the customer does not know how many machines will be needed to handle the traffic in the application. After creating one system configured correctly, the client wants to be able to recreate an identical environment for a large number of systems. EuroMan has advanced provisioning capabilities, i.e. bringing the machine to the desired state. The installation can be performed both on “bare” hardware, and on a KVM or Xen.
The client already had an operating system manager. Our team helped them migrate to EuroMan. During the migration it turned out that the customer does not have an efficient monitoring system. This was part of the technical debt present in almost every organization due to the lack of time and the reluctance to delegate resources to pay this debt. The migration team suggested monitoring using the EuroMan already present in the organization. This allowed not only to pay off the technical debt at a low cost, but also to avoid a resource-intensive process of choosing and implementing the right tools.
Allocation of resources within the organization
The customer purchased X software licenses. It is very popular, but administrators do not pay attention to whether the total number of subscriptions is consistent with the purchase. The customer wants to mitigate the risk of penalties in the event of an audit. EuroMan can be a potential solution to this type of problem. It is possible to create a separate channel for software and assign the administrators of individual units an appropriate number of subscriptions. This enables better management of both resources and risks.