orcharhino FAQ

What is orcharhino?

orcharhino Is a complete data center management solution. It provides system lifecycle management via a single, easy-to-use interface. In particular, orcharhino supports automated system delivery, configuration management, and patch management.

With the help of orcharhino, most operational tasks are automated, helping to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and increase the number of systems to manage. Rolling out additional servers or applying the latest patch to hundreds of systems is just a click away, significantly increasing scalability and speeding time to market.

By supporting a wide range of established open-source operating systems and enterprise solutions, orcharhino provides a high degree of vendor independence and flexibility. It allows you to monitor and manage your servers in physical, virtual, and cloud-based environments while maintaining consistency across all environments.

Who benefits from orcharhino?

Because of its broad and flexible character, orcharhino will benefit any business or organization that manages an IT infrastructure ranging from a few Linux-based servers to a full-fledged data center!

In particular, orcharhino supports :

  • Scalability: A typical customer can run anything from a handful of Linux-based servers in a single location to a distributed system with thousands of machines.
  • Multiple distributions: orcharhino is used by customers running single or multiple Linux distributions, including Red Hat, SUSE, Debian, CentOS, and Ubuntu.
  • Virtualization: orcharhino supports a variety of virtualization options (VMware, KVM, EC2, Google Compute Engine). Customers can run on-premise physical systems, virtual machines, fully cloud-based systems, or a combination of all three.
  • Configuration management: orcharhino supports several established configuration management systems (Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack) and offers customers who are new to these systems the full choice, as well as a simple transition for those who are already familiar with one of them.

What are the expected benefits?

  • Reduced administrative costs through automation: Routine tasks can be automated, freeing system administrators for higher-value tasks and significantly increasing the number of systems that are easy to manage.
  • Faster system settings: New servers can be rolled out at the push of a button and dismantled just as easily, so you can respond immediately to a change in your requirements and ensure availability when you need it most.
  • Own software management: Easily deploy your own software across different lifecycle environments such as development, testing and production, and across physical or virtual locations across your enterprise.
  • Greater system consistency: Easily manage an enterprise-wide infrastructure across multiple physical sites through a single interface. Maintain a consistent operating environment through orcharhino’s central patch and configuration management.
  • System stability and security:Make sure your IT infrastructure is protected from third-party access and that your data and IT processes are secure. Install security patches on all your computers quickly. Make sure the software used in your systems comes from trusted sources. orcharhino Actively provides status reports on the state of the server configuration, available security fixes, and available updates.

Why Orcharhino? (Why ATIX?)

  • Vendor independent: orcharhino supports multiple configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack) as well as multiple virtualization options (VMware, KVM, EC2, Google Compute Engine) and several Linux distributions (Red Hat, SUSE, Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu).
  • Consulting and engineering: Our consultants will work with you to identify your individual needs and help you with all aspects of implementation. If necessary, our engineers can customize or expand the software to facilitate integration with existing services.
  • Training and support: ATIX relies on maximum transfer of know-how to its customers. We offer professional support as well as training programs that can be tailored to the needs of the customer.
  • Simple subscription model: ATIX is a partner for companies that want to control the cost of IT infrastructure. Our subscription model is kept as simple as possible, depending only on the number of systems you want orcharhino to manage. (You subscribe to one orcharhino Master and packages with 50 managed systems). In addition, we offer standard and premium support as well as a range of services related to orcharhino workshops.

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