"The cloud is made up by a heterogeneous infrastructure. This gives you end-to-end visibility," Angspatt said. "If you manage an entire cloud today, you need sysadmins for each tier. Our view is to mask the complexity."
Symantec's Storage Foundation already has reporting and chargeback features; they will will now extend beyond only the storage infrastructure to all of the business applications, Angspatt said.
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