Two cloud-based companies working to streamline the integration process:
| Cast Iron Systems.
How well such off the shelf integration efforts work is unclear. If it’s more than a case of connecting one well known cloud service to another then the integration effort can be a major source of complexity, expense and risk.
Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs To Useful Systems – is an open-source software infrastructure for implementing “cloud computing” on clusters. The current interface to EUCALYPTUS is compatible with Amazon’s EC2 interface, but the infrastructure is designed to support multiple client-side interfaces. EUCALYPTUS is implemented using commonly available Linux tools and basic Web-service technologies making it easy to install and maintain.